Permit to Move or Possess Prescribed Matter in a Quarantine, Infected or Protected Area - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to move or possess prescribed matter within a quarantined, infected or protected area. An infected area is one that is deemed likely to have a List A pest or disease and / or a List B pest or disease present and the pest or disease needs to be controlled in the area. Protected areas are declared by the Authority if it is deemed necessary to prevent the introduction of a pest or disease into that area. Prescribed matter includes:

  • Any plant;
  • Any plant product;
  • Any new or used related package, which may have contained a plant or plant product;
  • A vehicle;
  • Any new or used agricultural equipment;
  • Any soil; and
  • Any disease agent.

Authorised inspectors will issue a certificate of release upon completion of satisfactory inspection of the area and / or prescribed matter.

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

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$68.85

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Permit to Move or Possess Prescribed Matter in a Quarantine, Infected or Protected Area - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

 Resources
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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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