Common places to find BRM include, but are not limited to:

  • inside and on the outside surface of shipping containers
  • attached to machinery, vehicles and internal components
  • in timber (e.g. pallets and dunnage)
  • gas cylinders, cage pallets and crates
  • in packaging including plastic wrapping and cardboard boxes
  • worn or used clothing, equipment, gear, boots, personal effects, food and timber products.

If BRM is identified, remove contaminants before on forwarding your cargo to the Australian Antarctic Program.