Permission to Possess a Listed Pest or Disease - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permission if you intend to possess an A or B listed pest or disease. A listing of declared pests and diseases is published annually. The lists of pests and diseases may be modified at any time by the Agency.

Generally, List A pests or diseases do not occur at all in Tasmania, while List B pests or diseases do occur in Tasmania but are restricted in their distribution or subject to quarantine control programs. All are threats to ecosystems of Tasmania. Please note that the lists of pests and diseases can be modified at any time.

Authorised inspectors will issue a certificate of release upon completion of satisfactory inspection of any material suspected to harbour a List A or B pest or disease.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

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Forms

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Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania

Act(s) name

Plant Quarantine Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Plant Quarantine Regulations 2007 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Quarantine Tasmania
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania


Operating address:
13 St. Johns Avenue
New Town
Tasmania 7008

Phone:

1800 084 881

Phone:

03 6165 3777

Fax:

03 6233 8885
Quarantine.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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