Quarantine - Straw, Timber & especially Bark are of great concern to Quarantine, & for these reasons Packing Declarations & Treatment Certificates are required to help analyze & manage the possible risks involved. A quarantine packing declaration is required for all seafreight containerised cargo. To minimize the risk to rural areas, containers destined for a non-metropolitan unpack must be inspected.
Apart from the above packing concerns, the commodity itself being imported will have it's own quarantine/imported foods risks attached to it. Certain declarations & import permits are required depending on the goods. Knowing the Quarantine requirements for your particular goods before importing, will ensure a smooth & trouble free quarantine clearance. Use the AQIS ICON SEARCH button to understand your requirements.
Customs - Require all customs brokers to hold an authority to act on the importers behalf and quote their Australian Business Number (ABN) for the Australian Taxation Office for imported goods at the time of entry for home consumption.