Authorisation as a Biosecurity Officer or Biosecurity Enforcement Officer - Australian Government

Description

You will require this authorisation if you intend to operate as a biosecurity officer or biosecurity enforcement officer.

Biosecurity controls at points of entry into Australia minimise the risk of exotic pests and diseases entering the counrty. Biosecurity officers and enforcement officers appointed by the Agency are responsible for a range of roles in preventing the introduction of exotic pests and diseases.

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

To be eligible to receive this authorisation, you must:

  • be an officer or employee of the Australian Government, State or Territory body or a member of the Australian Defence Force
  • satisfy the training and qualification requirements for biosecurity officers
  • submit the required form
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the authorisation.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Authorisation as a Biosecurity Officer or Biosecurity Enforcement Officer - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 AG

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Contact details

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

Enquiries

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Toll Free: 1800 900 090
Phone: 03 8318 6700