Movement restrictions of plants within Western Australia

Page last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020 - 12:21pm

The movement of plants and plants products to and from certain areas within Western Australia may be restricted. Conditions need to be met to prevent the risk of introduction of pests to agricultural and horticultural areas where these pests are absent.

The movement of plant products into and/or out of the following zones is controlled. These controls are designed to keep areas of WA free of certain pests and diseases.

Within Western Australia

Targeted pests

From

Into

Melon thrips (Thrips palmi)

Parts of the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

another part of the state

Potential carriers: fruit, cut flowers/foliage, vegetables and plants/nursery stock (see conditions of entry)

Banana weevil borer (Cosmopolites sordidus)

Parts of the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley

another part of the state

Potential carriers: soil and banana plants and parts of banana plants (other than fruit and tissue culture)
(see conditions of entry)

Palm leaf beetle (Brontispa longissim)

Shire of Broome

another part of the state

Potential carriers: palm plants and cut palm foliage
(see conditions of entry)

Banana aphid (Pentalonia nigronervosa)

Parts of the Shire of Carnarvon

another part of the state

Potential carriers: banana plants and parts of banana plants (other than fruit and tissue culture)                    (see conditions of entry)

Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense (Race 1)

Parts of the Shire of Carnarvon

another part of the state

Potential carriers: soil and banana plants and parts of plants (other than fruit)
(see conditions of entry)

Silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) biotype B),

Shire of Carnarvon

into that part of the state which lies above 19o30’S (the Kimberley region)

Potential carriers: namely plants, nursery stock, cut flowers/foliage and leafy vegetables
(see conditions of entry)

Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata)

Any part of the State

into parts of the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley (Ord River Irrigation Area) during the period beginning 1 April and ending on 30 November in any year

Potential carriers: citrus fruit and summer fruit
(see conditions of entry)

Into Western Australia

Targeted pests

From

Into

Panama disease  (Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense Tropical Race 4)

Another State or Territory

the Shires of Carnarvon and Wyndham-East Kimberley

Potential carriers: soil and banana plants and parts of plants (other than fruit)
(see conditions of entry)

Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis)

Any other state of Australia except in Tasmania or South Australia

parts of the local government areas of Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Busselton, Capel, Collie, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gingin, Harvey, Kojonup, Mandurah, Manjimup, Murray, Nannup, Plantaganet or Waroona

Potential carriers: potato tubers
(see conditions of entry)

Contact information

Anita Wyntje
+61 (0)8 9363 4045
Quarantine WA Exports and Quality Assurance

Movement restrictions of plants within Western Australia