Food Standards Code - Australian Government

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You may need to comply with this code if you intend to import whisky into Australia in bulk containers.

Whisky which is intended for use in Australia as an aromatic in the production of wine cocktail, vermouth, flavoured wine or wine aperitif as described in paragraph 8 of Part P4 of the Food Standards Code that has been imported into Australia in bulk containers and entered for warehousing must not be entered for home consumption unless it has first been repackaged into containers other than bulk containers, or the written permission of the agency has been obtained.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Administering agency

Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Client Services

Act(s) name

Customs Act 1901 (Australian Government)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Department of Immigration and Border Protection
Client Services

Operating address:
6 Chan Street
Belconnen
Australian Capital Territory 2617
Mailing address:
PO BOX 25
Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616

Phone:

131881

Phone:

02 62641111

Fax:

02 62256970

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