Farm Check-In is a tool for visitors to help identify potential biosecurity risks and minimise the spread of pests and diseases when entering an agricultural property.
If you are visiting a property with a biosecurity management plan in place that has incorporated Farm Check-In, it is a condition of the plan to complete this form and submit to the property owner. However, you may be exempt if you are entering under other legislation.
For properties with limited internet coverage, install the Farm Check-In app on your mobile device. The form can be saved offline and sent with you have access to internet. Visitors can also complete the form prior to arriving at the property.
Before starting this form:
- Confirm the property owner’s email address to send a copy. You can still complete the form without the property owner’s email as a record of meeting your general biosecurity obligation.
- Check with the property owner about how they will manage your personal information.
You are only required to complete this form once per day, or as per any existing agreement with the property owner.
Emergency services personnel are not required to complete this form.
Read more information about Farm Check-In and on-farm biosecurity.
When entering this property, you must comply with the requirements outlined in the Land Access Code. If your company has a Land Access Protocol, this guideline must be followed as it provides the standards, commitments and expecations when entering and accessing agricultural land.
When entering this property under any legislation, you have a general biosecurity obligation to manage biosecurity risks under the Biosecurity Act 2014.
Your conduct and compensation agreement should set out an agreed process for notifying landholders, for managing when and how you can access the process and how you manage your general biosecurity obligation under the Biosecurity Act 2014 to the landholder to protect their business.
Your conduct and compensation agreement outlines the activities and process you must undertake while on the property. However, you have a general biosecurity obligation to manage biosecurity risks under the Biosecurity Act 2014.
Read the Land Access Code to see how it applies to you and the activities you are undertaking at today's visit. For all other activities, you must meet your general biosecurity obligation when accessing an agricultural property.
Any movement of soil or materials that have contacted soil outside the property should be considered under this obligation.
It is strongly recommended that you make all reasonable attempts to make contact with the property owner or manager before entering the property.
When submitting this form, the information will be sent to the email addresses you have provided. The information contained in this form is not being sent to or stored by the Queensland Government.