Draft Routine Import Risk Analysis (IRA) for Import Requirement 33 – Silverleaf Whitefly (4Mb)
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
These IRA reporting processes are consistent with national and international guidelines. This IRA for Import Requirement 33 – Silverleaf Whitefly, also determines whether the Import Requirement is technically current.
How to make a submission
written submissions on the Draft Routine Import Risk Analysis for
Import Requirement 33 – Silverleaf Whitefly 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.
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