Queensland fruit fly and domestic trade

There are no restrictions on moving Queensland fruit fly (QFF) host produce from Victoria to:

  • Queensland
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • within Victoria (excluding the Greater Sunraysia restricted area for the control of QFF).

You will need to meet the entry requirements for which you are consigning host produce to the QFF sensitive markets of:

  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Western Australia
  • the Victorian Greater Sunraysia restricted area for the control of QFF.

Consignments to or through QFF-sensitive markets

When consigning to or through a QFF-sensitive markets, it's the responsibility of the consigning business to ensure:

  • it's complying with all quarantine entry requirements
  • the product is free of QFF infestation

Before consignment, contact us for the most up-to-date information on movement conditions. Call 136 186 and ask to speak with a Plant Biosecurity Officer.

Selling infested produce

There are no restrictions on the trade of QFF host produce, but it's an offence to sell produce that you know is infested with QFF under section 18 of the Plant Biosecurity Act 2010.

Businesses that don't comply with legislative requirements can be prosecuted or penalised, and non-complying produce can be returned, treated or destroyed at the owner's expense.

Page last updated: 11 Apr 2024