Contact details for the subcommittee

Contact details for the state and territory members of the Subcommittee on Domestic Quarantine and Market Access are provided below.

If you have an issue that you are going to raise directly with the working group, contact the member in your local state or territory.

Before contacting a member, check that your issue is relevant to the subcommittee by reading types of issues to raise with the subcommittee.

Plant Health Australia

Rod Turner (Chair)

General Manager – Programs
Plant Health Australia
Level 1, 1 Phipps Close
Deakin ACT 2600

Australian Government

Michaeli O’Brien
National Plant Health Policy

Russell Cant
Plant Biosecurity

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
GPO Box 858
Canberra City ACT 2600


Cameron Tree
Principal Policy Officer (Plant Biosecurity)
Biosecurity Queensland
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
GPO Box 46
Brisbane QLD 4001

New South Wales

Janine Kermode
Manager Plant Product Integrity and Standards
Biosecurity and Food Safety
Department of Primary Industries
Locked Bag 21
Orange NSW 2800

Australian Capital Territory

Stephen Hughes
Senior Manager
Biosecurity, Rural Services and Partnerships | Parks and Conservation
Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate
GPO Box 158
Canberra ACT 2601



Gary D’Arcy
Manager Domestic Quarantine
Domestic Quarantine and Market Access
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
475 Mickleham Road
Attwood VIC 3049


Tania Jensen
Consultant (Quarantine Services)
Biosecurity Tasmania
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
PO Box 112
Evandale  TAS 7212

South Australia

Gary Cox
Manager, Market Access & Systems
Biosecurity South Australia – Plant Health
33 Flemington St
Glenside SA 5085
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Western Australia

Simone Tuten
Project Manager
Biosecurity and Regulation
Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth WA 6151

Northern Territory

Vince Derrico
Operations Manager
NT Quarantine
Department of Primary Industry and Resources
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0800

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