Research and Research Training Portfolio

Forms and Resources

The central point of contact between the University and biosecurity regulators is the Biosafety and Biosecurity Officer.

Please submit completed forms to the Biosafety and Biosecurity Officer (

Application for Transfer or Release of Biosecurity Material (DOC 135.5 KB)Department of Agriculture form for movement of biosecurity material between Approved Arrangements, or release of biosecurity material.
Importers Declaration (DOCX 388.0 KB)Template for creating an Importers or Manufacturer's Declaration to accompany imported samples.
In vivo approval (DOC 119.2 KB)Application for approval to use restricted imported biological material in vivo.
Import Notification - nursery stock (PDF 395.1 KB)Department of Agriculture form to provide advice of import of nursery stock (including plant tissue culture). Must be completed and submitted at least 7 business days prior to anticipated arrival.
Plant Research Material Questionnaire (PDF 698.7 KB)Department of Agriculture form required as part of new applications for plant research material import permits.
Standard Laboratory Microorganisms (XLSX 17.2 KB)List of standard laboratory microorganisms which can be imported from overseas without remaining under biosecurity control (non-GM strains only).
Biosecurity Tasmania NoI - grains and seeds (DOC 81.5 KB)DPIPWE Notice of Intention to import grain or seed from interstate and/or overseas.
Biosecurity Tasmania NoI - plant material (DOCX 59.5 KB)DPIPWE Notice of Intention to import plant material from interstate and/or overseas.
Biosecurity Tasmania inspection request form (DOCM 53.4 KB)DPIPWE form for booking an inspection of imported plant material.