Policies and Procedures

Biosecurity legislation

These policies and procedures have been developed by DPI to underpin the Biosecurity Act 2015 and are effective from 1 July 2017.

The tables can be sorted by the Category column.

Policies

TitleCategoryDetails
Aquatic biosecurity pests and diseases
Aquatic pests and diseases PDF, 370.3 KB
Audit frequency
Compliance PDF, 473.6 KB
Chemically affected food-producing animals, animal food commodities and stock food
Animal food PDF, 245.3 KB
Collection, use and disclosure of information
General PDF, 109.6 KB
Emergency powers
Compliance PDF, 164.3 KB
Endemic pests and diseases of animals
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 285.1 KB
Fertilisers, liming materials and trace elements
Chemicals in food animals and animal products PDF, 228.7 KB
Management of non-indigenous animals - Prohibited registrable dealings
Invasive species PDF, 181.2 KB
Management of plant health certification systems for NSW producers
Plant pests and diseases PDF, 125.1 KB
Managing notifiable and established plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases PDF, 139.0 KB
National Livestock Identification System - Cattle, sheep, goats and pigs
NLIS PDF, 238.9 KB
NLIS - Property Identification Codes
NLIS PDF, 180.4 KB
Principles for management of animal biosecurity and welfare in NSW
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 152.8 KB
Prohibited matter - exotic pests and diseases of animals
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 210.3 KB
Prohibited matter - sporadic pests and diseases of animals
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 203.8 KB
Surveillance for pests and diseases of animals
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 162.9 KB
Triaging plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases PDF, 262.0 KB
Weed management
Weeds PDF, 326.6 KB

Procedures

TitleCategoryDetails
Accreditation of biosecurity certifiers
Compliance PDF, 139.6 KB
Appointment of biosecurity auditors
Compliance PDF, 293.6 KB
Anthrax management (PRO INT16/170261)
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 338.3 KB
Aquatic fieldwork hygiene
Aquatic pests and diseases PDF, 338.9 KB
Aquatic pests and diseases - responding to reports
Aquatic pests and diseases PDF, 322.7 KB
Australian bat lyssavirus
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 262.8 KB
Avian influenza - generic surveillance
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 575.6 KB
Biosecurity audits
Compliance PDF, 249.9 KB
Biosecurity certificates
Compliance PDF, 352.1 KB
Biosecurity directions
Compliance PDF, 483.9 KB
Biosecurity permits
Compliance PDF, 277.7 KB
Biosecurity registrations
Compliance PDF, 230.1 KB
Biosecurity undertaking
Compliance PDF, 296.9 KB
Brucella suis in dogs
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 240.2 KB
Cattle abattoirs and knackeries
NLIS PDF, 501.4 KB
Cattle tick
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 341.8 KB
Chemical trace back investigation
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 95.5 KB
Collection, use and disclosure of information
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 354.0 KB
Emergency powers
Compliance PDF, 405.1 KB
Fees and charges
Compliance PDF, 327.9 KB
Fertiliser, liming materials and trace elements
Chemicals in food animals and animal products PDF, 140.7 KB
Formal weed inspections
Weeds PDF, 262.1 KB
Hendra virus investigation and management
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 541.5 KB
Highly pathogenic avian influenza
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 341.2 KB
Lead affected food producing animals in NSW
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 156.3 KB
National Organochlorine Residue Management Program
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 164.5 KB
NLIS - Cattle
NLIS PDF, 550.9 KB
NLIS - Compliance procedures for property identification codes
NLIS PDF, 375.9 KB
NLIS - Managing statuses, errors and data transfers on the NLIS database
NLIS PDF, 650.2 KB
NLIS - Permanent identifiers for pigs (special circumstances)
NLIS PDF, 239.6 KB
NLIS - Pigs
NLIS PDF, 430.4 KB
NLIS - Procedures for assigning identification codes and for managing and accessing registers
NLIS PDF, 625.1 KB
NLIS - Sheep and goats
NLIS PDF, 654.1 KB
NLIS - Supply of approved identifiers
NLIS PDF, 550.7 KB
Notifiable pests and diseases of animals - listing and de-listing
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 252.6 KB
Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome incursion response
Aquatic pests and diseases PDF, 231.2 KB
Parthenium weed carrier inspection
Weeds PDF, 408.1 KB
Processing permit applications and renewal applications for prohibited dealings
Invasive species PDF, 303.0 KB
Prohibited matter pests and diseases of animals – investigation and alert phase
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 581.9 KB
Prohibited pig feed
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 991.7 KB
Reporting notifiable pests and diseases of animals
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 250.8 KB
Reporting plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases PDF, 368.2 KB
Responding to carp fishing and control enquiries from external stakeholders
Aquatic pests and diseases PDF, 341.2 KB
Stock foods reporting
Animal food PDF, 200.7 KB
Tick fever
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 261.4 KB
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy freedom assurance program
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 296.4 KB
Virulent footrot in sheep and goats
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 311.0 KB
Wildlife biosecurity co-management of pests and diseases of wildlife
Animal pests and diseases PDF, 389.4 KB