Don’t Give Pests a Free Ride

Australia has some very unique environments and highly valuable agricultural markets. And these could be ruined if unwanted pests, diseases, and/or weeds were allowed to hitchhike with unsuspecting tourists, and enter restricted areas.

Travelers face on-the-spot fines for taking prohibited items across state and quarantine borders within Australia.

There are many restrictions on what you can and can’t take with you, so it’s always a good idea to check any restrictions that might apply to your trip.

Check state-by-state restrictions by visiting the Domestic Quarantine website before you travel!

If you’ve got restricted produce on board that can’t be taken across a border, you’ll be asked to “bin it”… so if you really want it, then eat it first 🙂

Please follow the rules about moving these items before you travel:

  • plant or plant products
  • fruit and vegetables
  • animals or animal products
  • soil
  • agricultural machinery and other equipment
  • recreational equipment

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