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Queensland

 

Destination: Queensland

 
Skip to: Travelling within Queensland

 

Key to the tables

 NO    NO
You cannot carry this item with you when travelling to Queensland.

 ASK

 

ASK
You need to obtain an appropriate permit or certificate or provide more information to carry this item with you when travelling to Queensland. Please contact the relevant authority indicated for Queensland.

 YES   YES
 You can carry this item with you without restriction when travelling to Queensland.
     
Please examine the listed products carefully – although broad terms such as ‘fruits and vegetables’ are commonly used, there may be specific exceptions listed within the same table.
Unless otherwise specified, a listing refers to the fresh product.
Abbreviations used: F&V – Fruit and vegetables

 

Travelling to
QUEENSLAND

from:

NSW

NT

SA

TAS

VIC

WA

Fruits, vegetables & nuts (products)

Citrus fruit

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Fruit and fruiting vegetables (fresh) (except banana & mango)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Banana fruit (must be removed from bunch stalk)

YES

NO

YES

YES

YES

NO

Mango fruit (stalks must be removed)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

Fruit salad (fresh)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

F&V (dried,  cooked, frozen, canned)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Herbs (fresh)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Herbs & spices (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Nuts (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Pawpaw (papaya)

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Potatoes (fresh or seed)

YES

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

Vegetables (leafy - e.g. lettuce)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 SA

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Other plant items

Banana plants and seeds of Musaceae (Musa, Musella and Ensete)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Bare rooted plants

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

YES

Bulbs, corms etc. (dormant and free of soil)

YES

ASK

ASK

YES

ASK

YES

Cut flowers & foliage

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Flower seedlings

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

YES

F&V plants & seedlings

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Grapes, grapevines, cuttings or budwood

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

House/pot plants

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Native plants

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Stock feed (hay, grains, bird food)

YES

YES

ASK

YES

YES

YES

Strawberry plants

 YES

 YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Sugarcane and other plants of the Saccharum genus e.g. pit-pit

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Timber

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

Weeds & weed seeds

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 SA

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Food items

Camping foods (freeze-dried/ dehydrated)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Dairy products including milk, cheese & yoghurt (fresh & powdered)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Eggs

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fish (fresh, canned, smoked, cured)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Honey

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Meats (sausage, salami, sliced meats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Processed foods (eg. noodles, bread, rice, cereals, baby food, fruit cake, tea)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 SA

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Other

Animals (dogs & cats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Animals (fish – aquarium not noxious)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Animals (fish – declared noxious)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animals (livestock - cattle, pigs, sheep)

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Animals (native birds & wildlife)

ASK

ASK

 ASK

ASK

 ASK

ASK

Animals (pets except dogs, cats, fish)

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Animals (pet rabbits, pet ferrets)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animal skins & hides

NO

NO

YES

YES

YES

NO

Boots (free of soil and not associated with bananas, mangoes or grapevines)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Garden tools (washed and totally free of soil)

YES

ASK

YES

YES

ASK

YES

Honeycomb, bees & used beekeeping equipment

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Soil or anything containing soil

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO


 

For more information on carrying items into Queensland, please contact:

  • Plants or plant products
  • Skins and hides
  • Movement of livestock
  • Pets (except declared noxious fish)
  • Declared noxious fish

Customer Service Centre  (07) 3404 6999 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8am to 5pm; Thu - 9am to 5pm)

or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or fax (07) 3404 6900

Website www.daff.qld.gov.au/biosecurity

 

 

  • Native plants, birds and wildlife

Environment and Heritage Protection 1300 130 372

 

 

Travelling within Queensland

For more information about the following plant pest quarantine areas, please contact the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) Customer Service Centre on 132 523 within Queensland or (07) 3404 6999 if outside Queensland, or visit www.daff.qld.gov.au/biosecurity.

  • Banana Pest Quarantine Area - the whole of the state is a pest quarantine area for bananas. Do not take banana plants, fruit, soil or itemsthat have been in contact with banana plants into Queensland.
  • Cape York Peninsula Pest Quarantine Area
  • Fire Ant Pest Quarantine Area
  • Mango Leafhopper Pest Quarantine Area
  • Papaya Ring Spot Quarantine Area
  • Phylloxera Exclusion Zone - do not take grapes, grapevines, cuttings, budwood or soil from within 100m of a living grapevine into this zone.
  • Sugar Cane Pests Quarantine Area