Restrictions on moving plant material, soil and related equipment from Queensland to other states
Areas of Queensland with restricted access to interstate markets
Certain areas of Queensland have restricted access to interstate markets to help control the spread of pests and diseases across state and territory borders.
Different parts of Queensland are affected by different pests and diseases. You can see maps of the restricted areas for various pests and diseases at the links below:
The following maps show the parts of Queensland that have restrictions on interstate market access.
- Asparagus stem blight restricted zone
- Cercospora leaf spot affected area
- Electric ant movement control area maps
- Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) – North Queensland (contains Cook/Douglas, Bowen and North region restricted areas)
- Melon thrips (Thrips palmi) – South East Queensland
- Red imported fire ant (RIFA) – restricted area maps (including South East Queensland)
- Spiralling whitefly – (identifies 10km restricted areas north of Bundaberg).
Transporting items to other states and territories
Other states and territories have quarantine restrictions for plants, plant products and related items.
For information on these restrictions, visit the website of the relevant authority for the state or territory where the item is being moved to:
- NSW Department of Primary Industries (includes Australian Capital Territory)
- Agriculture Victoria
- Primary Industries and Regions SA
- Tasmanian Department of Natural Resources and Environment
- Western Australian Department of Agriculture and Food
- Northern Territory – plants and quarantine.
Quarantine information for private travellers
Visit the Australian Interstate Quarantine website for general information about quarantine restrictions in Australia.