5 July 2019
Who does this notice affect?
Peak industry bodies for importers, exporters, approved arrangements and freight forwarders.
What has changed?
As of 1 July 2019, a number of groups within the department’s Biosecurity Operations Division (BOD) underwent a name change to better align with the functions the group performs. The following table outlines the respective changes.
|Old name||New name|
|Inspection Services Group||Inspections Group|
|Assessment and Client Services Group||Assessment and Client Contact Group|
|Audit Services Group||Audit and Assurance Group|
|Post Entry Quarantine||Post Entry Quarantine Group|
|Science Services Group||Science and Surveillance Group|
|Veterinary and Export Meat Services Group||Veterinary and Export Meat Group|
|Biosecurity Operations Branch||Biosecurity Operations Branch*|
*no name change
There are no operational changes that are a result of the name change.
If you have any concerns or questions please contact us at Information.