WHAT THE GROUP DOES
The Domestic Quarantine and Market Access Working Group ensures that the development of domestic market access conditions for plants and plant products in Australia are:
HOW TO ENGAGE THE GROUP
Members of Australia’s plant industries are welcome to engage the Domestic Quarantine and Market Access Working Group. Members can do this either as individuals or as a group.
There is no charge to industry for engaging the working group.
The information you need to engage the working group is contained in the indented links on the left side of this page.
Mango Trials with South Australia and Victoria
Based on data collected during market access trials between the Northern Territory, South Australia and Victoria, the Domestic Quarantine and Market Access Working Group has agreed to remove pre-harvest treatments for the mango cultivars Calypso, R2E2 and Honey Gold.
Amended ICA Protocols
The ICA Protocol for the Inspection of Fruits and Vegetables, Live Plants, Cut Flowers and Foliage for Melon Thrips (ICA-38) has also been amended to allow for end-point and in-line inspections for fruits and vegetables, cut flowers and foliage, and now live plants.
New ICA Operational Procedures
New Interstate Certification Assurance Operational Procedures for Irradiation Treatment (ICA-55) and Pre-Harvest Baiting and Inspection for Pest Free Areas (ICA-56) are now in place.
APVMA Reviews of Dimethoate and Fenthion
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