BMSB Update - access the latest updates

Who does this notice affect?

Customs Brokers, freight forwarders, importers and master consolidators


BMSB Update - access the latest updates


Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) has received advice from the Department of Agriculture that they have published a new web page under the Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) web page titled "Preparing to import goods during the 2019-20 BMSB season"  (

The BMSB pages are continually being updated with new offshore treatment providers as well as new information with regards to issues / guidelines / requirements  surrounding the season that will start on Sunday September 1st.

Members can easily view the latest updates by (1) entering BMSB in the search bar on the home page

then (2) modifying the search range for the latest updates on the rhs of the results page

Accessing this page and sourcing the latest updates may save you the time sending off an email to various mailboxes at the Department and waiting for a reply.

Some of the updates we have noticed are as follows

128-2019 - Treatment requirements for the 2019-20 Brown marm…

2019-20 Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) season lodgement

Offshore BMSB treatment providers scheme

You may also wish to review the latest issue of Biosecurity Matters 

John Park – FTA 

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