Routine Import Risk Analysis (IRA) for Green snail Cantareus apertus (Born 1778)

​​This Import Risk Analysis (IRA) has been conducted as part of Biosecurity Tasmania’s plant biosecurity risk analysis program, which identifies and reviews pest risks that may present a threat to the State in association with the daily trade of goods, services and movement of people.

These IRA reporting processes are consistent with national and international guidelines.

  Draft Import Risk Analysis (IRA) for Green Snail Cantareus apertus (Born 1778)   (2Mb)

How to make a submission

All written submissions on the Draft Routine Import Risk Analysis for Green snail Cantareus apertus (Born 1778) must be received by 11:55 pm on 27 September 2018.

Submissions can be forwarded to:


Mail: Plant Biosecurity and Diagnostics Branch, Biosecurity Tasmania, P.O. Box 303, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310

Other than indicated below, submissions will be treated as public information and will be published on our website.

Submissions will be published on 30 October 2018.

No personal information other than an individual’s name or the organisation making a submission will be published. For further information, please contact:

Accessibility of submissions

The Government recognises that not all individuals or groups are equally placed to access and understand information. We are therefore committed to ensuring Government information is accessible and easily understood by people with diverse communication needs.

Where possible, please consider typing your submission in plain English and providing it in a format such as Microsoft Word or equivalent.

The Government cannot however take responsibility for the accessibility of documents provided by third parties.  

Important information to note

Your name (or the name of the organisation) will be published unless you request otherwise.

In the absence of a clear indication that a submission is intended to be treated as confidential (or parts of the submission), the Department will treat the submission as public.

If you would like your submission treated as confidential, whether in whole or in part, please indicate this in writing at the time of making your submission clearly identifying the parts of your submission you want to remain confidential and the reasons why. In this case, your submission will not be published to the extent of that request.

Copyright in submissions remains with the author(s), not with the Tasmanian Government.

The Department will not publish, in whole or in part, submissions containing defamatory or offensive material.  If your submission includes information that could enable the identification of other individuals then either all or parts of the submission will not be published.

The Right to Information Act 2009 and confidentiality

Information provided to the Government may be provided to an applicant under the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2009 (RTI). If you have indicated that you wish all or part of your submission to be treated as confidential, your statement detailing the reasons may be taken into account in determining whether or not to release the information in the event of an RTI application for assessed disclosure.  You may also be contacted to provide any further comment.


Plant Biosecurity
Phone: 1300 368 550

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