Authorised Officers

Plant Export Authorised Officers play an important role in maintaining Australia’s global reputation as a reliable source of safe and high-quality products.

Working on behalf of the Department of Agriculture our AOs are trained and accredited and are authorised as Australian Government officials under the Export Control Act 1982, to perform specific export inspection and certification functions (job functions) in accordance with Australian export legislation.

We have Authorised Officers who hold the following accreditation:

  • Export inspection of empty bulk vessels.
  • Export inspection of woodchips.
  • Export inspection of logs.
  • Export inspection of prescribed grain and plant products.

We perform inspections all across Western Australia and the Northern Territory.