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Taking food to interstate destinations

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Taking food to interstate destinations

Hi,

Apologies if this has been asked before but I am wondering if there are restrictions taking food/wine/dairy products from Melbourne to Cairns.

I am flying from Melbourne to Cairns and then travelling to Port Douglas. I am staying in a self contained flat whilst I am there and due to late arrival wondering if I can take a few items with me so that I will not have to shop until the day after arrival. I wanted to take wine, cheese, long life milk and biscuits.

Thanks in advance of your response

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Cairns Region, Australia
Port Douglas
Port Douglas
Queensland, Australia
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Mackay, Australia
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1. Re: Taking food to interstate destinations

No problems with those things. The main restriction on taking foods interstate is with fruit. I have never been through any sort of quarantine flying interstate back into Qld but have had to throw away fruit going into Tasmania and even after that the beagles took a great liking to my bag as they could still smell the grapes :)

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2. Re: Taking food to interstate destinations

The main area of concern , in crossing states are Fruit and vegetables and Honey.

I do not see a issue with any of your items.

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3. Re: Taking food to interstate destinations

There is also a Night Owl grocery store in Port Douglas open until 1AM.

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