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Italian treatment Provider Reinstated on Offshore Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Treatment Providers Scheme

On 7 May 2021 A.B.R.A.S. Srl (AEI: IT4001SB) has been reinstated and listed as ‘Accepted’ on the Offshore BMSB Treatment Providers Scheme’s list of offshore BMSB treatment providers and can perform BMSB heat treatments on Australian and New Zealand bound consignments.

Treatments conducted on or after the reinstatement date will be accepted and assessed for validity on arrival.

Treatments conducted on or after the suspension date, and before the reinstatement date, will not be accepted by the department and subject to the following:

  1. Goods shipped as containerised cargo (but not including open top or flat rack containers) after the suspension will continue to be permitted to discharge/unload on arrival as per the current processes. These goods will be directed for onshore treatment by a department approved treatment provider; or

  2. Goods that are shipped as break bulk (including open top or flat rack containers) after the suspension will not be permitted to discharge/unload within Australian territory, or if it has been unloaded from the vessel, will be directed for immediate containment and export.