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

Description

From June 2016, you will require this authorisation if you intend to operate as a biosecurity officer or biosecurity enforcement officer. Biosecurity officers and enforcement officers carry out various functions under biosecurity laws. This may be at:

  • A landing place in Australian territory where an aircraft that is subject to biosecurity control has landed or intends to land;
  • A port in Australian territory where a vessel that is subject to biosecurity control has been moored or intends to be moored;
  • Premises that may be entered with the consent of the occupier or under a warrant; or
  • On premises that are deemed a biosecurity zone or operating as an approved arrangement.

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 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 Description
Apply Application

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

Forms

Task Resources
Apply 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: General Post Office Box 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601
Australia
Phone: 03 83186700
Phone: 1800900090