Approval of Premises as a Quarantine Facility - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate a quarantine facility. A quarantine facility includes facilities or land which will house, process or hold any potential carrier or declared pest.

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

Your application for this approval must specify the:

  • purpose for which the approval is sought
  • activities that will be carried on at the quarantine facility and the procedures that will be used in the course of the activities
  • potential carrier or the scientific name or group of any declared pest proposed to be kept at the facility.

You must also provide an acknowledgement of your understanding that the a grant of approval is subject to compliance with relevant animal welfare legislation, periodic inspection by officials may occur and that the approval may be revoked or suspended by the Agency at any time.

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

Duration

As per approval but not exceeding five years. An application for the renewal of approval must be made not later than 3 months before the day on which the approval is due to expire. Renewal of an approval takes effect on the day after the expiry day.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyLicence

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval of a Premises as a Quarantine Facility - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Food
Pest and Disease Information Service

Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Agriculture and Food
Pest and Disease Information Service


Operating address:
3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth
Western Australia 6151

Phone:

1800084881
info@agric.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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