Camelids - Camels and South American Camelids (Alpaca, Llama etc)

​The following entry conditions apply for the importation of camels and South American camelids into Tasmania:
  • A completed Health Certificate for South American Camelids or Camels Entering Tasmania must accompany the animals.
  • An application for shearing exemption is required if the fleece is more than 25 mm long.
  • The animals must be inspected by the owner or person in charge within 7 days prior to movement to Tasmania, and be found free of signs of disease.
  • The animals must not be known or suspected of being infected with or exposed to a List A or List B disease (other than Johnes Disease) within the last 30 days
  • The herd of origin must not be subject to any animal movement restrictions.
  • Animals infected or suspected of being infected with Johnes disease may be imported into Tasmania provided all other conditions have been met. The purchaser or the recipient of those animals must be advised that the animals are infected or suspected of being infected with Johnes Disease.​
  • The animals must be free of cattle tick.
  • The owner or person in charge of the animals in the exporting state or territory must certify within 7 days prior to movement to Tasmania that, to the best of their knowledge, all the above conditions have been met.

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