The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is responsible for assessing the biosecurity risks associated with the import of a range of goods from overseas.
Risk analyses may be conducted in response to new information about biosecurity risks or to an import proposal.
The analysis may be conducted as a:
- Biosecurity Import Risk Analysis, under the Biosecurity Act 2015, or
- Non-regulated risk analysis, reviewing existing biosecurity measures.
Current and finalised analyses
Information relating to current and finalised risk analyses conducted by the department is made available online.
Other risk assessments
The department also has separate, formally agreed processes for undertaking other types of assessments.