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South Australia

 

Destination: South Australia

 
Skip to: Travelling within South Australia

 

Key to the tables

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

 ASK

 

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

 YES   YES
You can carry this item with you without restriction when travelling to South Australia.
     
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
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

from:

NSW

NT

QLD

TAS

VIC

WA

Fruits, vegetables & nuts (products)

Asparagus

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

ASK

Fruit (fresh)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Fruit salad (fresh)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

F&V (processed, dried, preserved, cooked, frozen, canned)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Herbs (fresh)

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

ASK

Herbs & spices (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Melons (watermelon, rockmelon, honeydew)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Mushrooms

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Nuts (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Onions, garlic, leeks, spring onions, chives etc.

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Pineapple

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Potatoes

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Sweet potatoes

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Spinach, silver beet

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Vegetables (cucurbit - eg. cucumber, pumpkin, squash, zucchini)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Vegetables (fruiting - eg. capsicum, chilli, eggplant, tomato, tamarillo)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Vegetables (leafy - eg. lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli)

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

ASK

Vegetables (root – eg. beetroot, turnip, swede, parsnip, carrot) (free of soil and tops removed)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 QLD

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Other plant items

Bulbs, corms (dormant)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Citrus plants

ASK

ASK

NO

ASK

ASK

ASK

Cut flowers (excluding Myrtaceae)

YES

YES

YES

YES

ASK

ASK

Date palms

YES

ASK

ASK

YES

ASK

ASK

Grapes, grapevines, cuttings, budwood

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

House/pot plants & cuttings

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Pinus plants

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Plant nursery stock

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Seeds (edible or sprouting)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Tomato plants

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 QLD

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Food items

Camping food (freeze-dried, dehydrated)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Dairy products including milk, cheese & yoghurt

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fish (fresh or canned)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Honey, honeycomb, beeswax, pollen,
propolis (bee products)

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Meats (poultry, sausage, salami, sliced meats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Processed foods (eg. noodles, bread, rice, cereals, baby food, biscuits, cakes)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 QLD

 TAS

 VIC

 WA

Other

Animals (dogs & cats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Cartons (fruit & vegetable, used – for packaging containers)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Eggs (poultry hatching)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Honeycomb, bees & used beekeeping equipment

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

ASK

Soil

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Stock feed (hay & fodder)

YES

YES

ASK

YES

ASK

ASK


 

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

  • Fruit, vegetables and plant material - (08) 8207 7820
  • Aquarium fish and plants and exotic fish – Fishwatch 1800 065 522
  • Bees, bee products and beekeeping equipment – (08) 8207 7820
  • Livestock and animal health enquiries – (08) 8648 5166
  • Native animals – Fauna Permits Office (08) 8124 4700
  • Exotic animals – (08) 8303 9520 

Travelling within South Australia

Movement of plant products into and/or out of the following zones is regulated:

 

Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island has a Ligurian Bee Sanctuary and a Potato Protected Production Area. Carrying honey, bees and bee products onto the island is prohibited. Potatoes are also prohibited unless they have been washed or brushed free of soil and are in new packaging.
 

Riverland of South Australia 

Do not take fresh, unprocessed fruit and fruiting vegetables (including capsicum, chilli, tomato and eggplant) into the Riverland of South Australia without an itemised receipt from an SA retail outlet or a Plant Health Certificate. 

 

South Australian quarantine checkpoints 

Quarantine stations and fruit disposal bins are strategically placed throughout South Australia.
Mobile quarantine stations can operate anywhere and at any time in South Australia.