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Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

​​Foods imported into Australia are subject to requirements under the Biosecurity Act 2015 and the Imported Food Control Act 1992, which are enforced by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry​ (the Department).

In addition to the role of the Department at the border in relation to imported foods, state and territory food enforcement agencies are responsible for enforcing the requirements of the Code for all food available for sale within their jurisdiction, including both imported and domestically produced food.

Phone1800 900 090 or +61 3 8318 6700 (if calling from overseas)


Contact the Department for enquiries relating to:


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