Plant quarantine manuals for each state and territory

Each state and territory has documentation that commercial growers and travellers can refer to when considering moving plant products interstate. If you can’t find information about moving your plants or plant products within Australia on this site, please consult the information in the links below.

NOTE: the terms ‘import’ or ‘importing’ used here relate to moving plants or plant products interstate, not into Australia from overseas.

New South Wales

Plant biosecurity

Plant Quarantine Manual for New South Wales

Northern Territory

Northern Territory Quarantine

Northern Territory Plant Health Manual Version 2.0

Fillable version online


Moving plants and plant products

Queensland Biosecurity Manual 2016

South Australia

Importing commercial plants and plant products

Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia V 11.1


Plant Biosecurity Manual Tasmania

Tasmanian Biosecurity Import Requirements Database


Importing plants and plant products into Victoria (includes links to Victoria’s Plant Quarantine Manual)

Western Australia

Quarantine import restrictions

Importing to Western Australia

Western Australian Organism List (WAOL)

Quarantine WA Import Requirements Search

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