The Australian Plant Pest Database (APPD) will be transitioning to a new site ( on Monday 8 November 2021.    

Existing users must register on the new site to gain access to APPD. This document provides detailed instructions that will assist you when requesting access and logging into the site for the first time: 

How to access the Australian Plant Pest Database

To assist with using the site, a user guide is also provided on the APPD home page.

APPD collates information on vouchered pest and plant pathogen specimens from herbaria and insect collections from across Australia. The purpose of APPD is to support market access and inform government policy decision making. Sensitive data is housed in APPD and the data is not to be shared with others.

If you have any queries about APPD, please email