Destination: Tasmania

 

Key to the tables

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You cannot carry this item with you when travelling to Tasmania.

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

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You can carry this item with you without restriction when travelling to Tasmania.
     
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
TASMANIA

from:

NSW

NT

QLD

SA

VIC

WA

Fruits, vegetables & nuts (products)

F&V (fresh)

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F&V (cooked, hard frozen, canned, preserved, dried commercially)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fruit salad (fresh)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Herbs (fresh)

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Herbs & spices (dried & non-viable)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Nuts (dried)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Onions, shallots, chives, garlic

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Peas (fresh or dried)
- including seeds for sowing

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Potatoes (fresh or seed)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Vegetable/summer salad

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 QLD

 SA

 VIC

 WA

Other plant items

Bulbs, corms

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Cut flowers & foliage

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F&V plants, seedlings  & seeds

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Grapevines, cuttings or budwood

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House/pot plants & nursery stock

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Stock feed (hay, grain, birdseed/sticks)

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Timber & timber products (untreated)

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Weeds & weed seeds

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 QLD

 SA

 VIC

 WA

Food items

Camping foods (freeze-dried)

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 (canned)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fish (flake, snapper, coral trout, barramundi, tuna, whiting, trevally, ling, squid, prawns, crab meat, crayfish) (fresh/frozen, whole/fillets)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fish (salmon, trout, eel, hake, herring, cod, perch, mullet, flounder, bream, flathead, sardine); pickled herring (rollmops); shellfish (oysters, clams, mussels, abalone - dead or alive)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Honey (unless certified as heat treated)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Meats (poultry, sausage, salami, sliced meats)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Meats (pork, lamb, beef - for personal consumption)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Processed foods (noodles, bread, rice, cereals, baby food, biscuits, fruit cake, pastries, jams, sauces)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Tea & coffee

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 from:

 NSW

 NT

 QLD

 SA

 VIC

 WA

Other

Agricultural equipment contaminated with plant material or soil

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animals (cats, horses, guinea pigs)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Animals (dogs) (must be treated for hydatid tapeworm prior to arrival)

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Animals (feral - eg. fox, cane toad, European carp, Indian myna etc.)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animals (fish – freshwater or marine)
 • Private or commercial imports     

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 • Fishing bait (snails, worms etc.)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

 • Fish products

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 • Goldfish

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animals (livestock - cattle, pigs, sheep)

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Animals (native wildlife, pigeons, aviary birds)

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Animals (poultry & hatching eggs)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Animals (reptiles, amphibians, ferrets)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animals (yabbies/freshwater crayfish)

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Animal skins & hides (untanned fox skins)

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Boots (free of soil)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Fishing & diving equipment inc. boats & waders– marine or freshwater

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Garden tools (free of soil)

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Honeycomb, bees & used beekeeping equipment

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

Soil or anything containing soil

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

NO

 

Please note: Taking rabbits to King, Flinders and other Bass Strait Islands is prohibited.

 

 

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

  • Plants or plant products and seafood - (03) 6165 3777
  • Fish, fish products and fishing/diving equipment (marine and freshwater) - (03) 6165 3777
  • Dogs (treatment for hydatid tapeworm prior to arrival) – 1800 684 215
  • Livestock/pets/domestic animals (including livestock restrictions applying to Bass Strait Islands) - Quarantine Vet (03) 6165 3777 
  • Native wildlife and aviary birds - (03) 6165 4305

 

Tasmanian quarantine checkpoints

Plant and animal quarantine examinations are conducted at all points of entry into Tasmania. On-the-spot fines apply for both commercial and non-commercial imports.