Draft review of import conditions for brassicaceous crop seeds for sowing into Australia

Consultation submissions are now closed.

We will consider all comments before finalising the review.

About this risk analysis

On 11 April 2018, the department met with representatives of the organic industry to discuss alternative risk management options that are commercially viable and do not compromise Australia’s biosecurity. For information on the outcomes of the meeting and the next steps for this review please see the communiqué and Biosecurity Advice published on the department’s website.

We are currently reviewing Australia’s biosecurity import conditions for brassicaceous crop seeds for sowing.

Brassicaceous crops are species in the Brassicaceae family which includes but is not limited to broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower.

We have released a draft review evaluating the effectiveness of existing risk management measures and proposing new mandatory phytosanitary measures to reduce the risk of pests entering Australia.

Submissions on the draft review closed on 19 April 2018.

This review is funded under the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper and is one way we are strengthening biosecurity surveillance and analysis.

A statement about the draft review was released on 6 April 2018.

Consultation submissions are now closed.

We will consider all comments before finalising the review.

About this risk analysis

On 11 April 2018, the department met with representatives of the organic industry to discuss alternative risk management options that are commercially viable and do not compromise Australia’s biosecurity. For information on the outcomes of the meeting and the next steps for this review please see the communiqué and Biosecurity Advice published on the department’s website.

We are currently reviewing Australia’s biosecurity import conditions for brassicaceous crop seeds for sowing.

Brassicaceous crops are species in the Brassicaceae family which includes but is not limited to broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower.

We have released a draft review evaluating the effectiveness of existing risk management measures and proposing new mandatory phytosanitary measures to reduce the risk of pests entering Australia.

Submissions on the draft review closed on 19 April 2018.

This review is funded under the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper and is one way we are strengthening biosecurity surveillance and analysis.

A statement about the draft review was released on 6 April 2018.