Macquarie Island Specimens

​​​These may be imported without further restriction if they are:

(a) Preserved in any of the following solutions:
(i) Methanol, ethanol, or isopropyl alcohol at a concentration of at least 70%;

(ii) Glutaraldehyde at a minimum concentration of 2.5%;

(iii) Formaldehyde at a concentration of at least 5%;

(iv) Osmium tetroxide at a minimum concentration of 1%;

(v) Bouin's Solution;

(vii) Steedman's Solution;
or

(b) Consigned to a place for the performance of biosecurity approved by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture and Water Resources under the Biosecurity Act 2015; or

(c) To be held in bond premises approved by an officer of the Biosecurity Operations Branch in the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment while awaiting shipment out of Tasmania; or

(d) Dead invertebrates.
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Contact

Animal Biosecurity & Welfare Branch
13 St Johns Avenue
New Town TAS 7008
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: AnimalDisease.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Biosecurity Tasmania (Biosecurity) Enquiries
13 St. Johns Avenue
New Town TAS 7008
Phone: 03 6165 3777
Fax: 03 6173 0225
Email: Biosecurity.Tasmania@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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