Importing plant and plant products

Imported plants and plant products such as fresh fruit, vegetables, cut flowers, nuts and seeds can all carry exotic pests and diseases that could pose a biosecurity threat to Western Australia. Many entry conditions are applied to these products and some items may even be prohibited into Western Australia. Please see the related articles on this page for advice on importing all plants and plant products into Western Australia from other states and territories of Australia.

Articles

  • The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service is here to support individuals and businesses as they pursue their activities, while ensuring our borders a

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) fees and charges for biosecurity services come into effect on 1 July each year*.

  • Western Australia is free from many pests and diseases that may be carried on seed. Many seeds themselves may also pose a threat of becoming a weed in our state.

  • Western Australia remains relatively free of pests and diseases that adversely affect our agricultural industries and environment.

  • All used agricultural, mining and earth-moving machinery or equipment arriving in Western Australia from other states and territories is inspected by the Department of Primary Industries and Region

  • Under biosecurity legislation, any item that poses a biosecurity risk should be referred to quarantine inspectors for assessment.

  • The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service works hard to prevent the introduction of exotic pests, diseases and weeds found in other states and territ

  • The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) Quarantine WA service operates border checkpoints as a first line of defence against incursions of unwanted pests, weeds and

  • Panama disease Tropical Race 4 (TR4) is considered one of the most destructive diseases of banana plants worldwide. It is caused by the soil-borne fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp.

  • Western Australia remains relatively free of pests and diseases that adversely affect our agricultural industries and environment.