The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is expected to publicly announce the commencement of the import risk analysis for Capsicum spp. from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samon, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu on 21 September 2018.

The announcement will be made via a Biosecurity Advice notice to all registered stakeholders and will be published on the department’s website along with an Announcement Information Paper. To subscribe to receiving these updates, please subscribe to the Biosecurity Risk Analysis Plant via the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

For more information on this risk analysis, please contact the Department on 02 6272 5094, or by email at

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 11 September 2018. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!