Artificial Propagation Approval - Australian Government

Description

You will need this approval if you collect or grow plants and intend to:

  • export the plant specimen overseas for commercial purposes
  • sell the plant specimen to an exporter.

In order to export for commercial purposes any Australian native plant specimens, or specimens on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) list, the specimens must come from an approved program such as an Approved Artificial Propagation Program.

Approval is required for plant growers who:

  • grow plant specimens listed on Appendix I or II of CITES for export, or sale to an exporter
  • grow Australian native whole plants for export, or sale to an exporter
  • harvest plant parts (such as cut flowers or fruits) from specimens listed on Appendix I or II of CITES, or Australian native specimens for export, or sale to an exporter.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Applications must be made directly to the agency using the approved form and guidelines to determine the eligibility requirements of the particular species. Conditions of approval, species covered and date of approval will be specified in the individual approval notices.

Duration

Generally, artificial propagation programs are renewed after five years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Act(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.