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New Packing Declaration

Please take note of this updated packing declaration template (Packing Declaration FCL-LCL – Nov 2017) which will come into effect as of shipments that have…

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Cocaine hidden in cocoa

Authorities say they have seized about 300 kilograms of cocaine imported into Melbourne via an air cargo consignment of cocoa powder packed on pallets. Two…

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Calls for tougher asbestos penalties

The federal government is being urged to consider increasing penalties for illegally importing asbestos. A Labor-led Senate committee is also calling for compulsory recalls where…

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Record drug and precursor seizure

A record 3.9 tonnes of ephedrine, plus 350 kilograms of methamphetamine, have been seized and three people arrested as a result of joint investigations between…

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Joint agencies unhinge meth import plan

Three men have been arrested by the Victorian Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF), following an alleged attempt to import 17 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed…

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Asbestos Assurance on Imported Goods

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection have recently issued a notice in relation to assurances that imported goods do not contain asbestos.  Strict liability…

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Increased Security at Australian Cargo Facilities

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have warned of increased cargo intervention across Australian cargo facilities. “We are working collaboratively with our law…

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Something Fishy

Australian Border Force (ABF) investigators have arrested and charged a 37-year-old Chinese national with allegedly importing more than 9.5 kilograms of ephedrine concealed inside dried…

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Sydney: 375kg of ice seized

Two Chinese men are accused of being part of a criminal syndicate that imported 370 kilograms of ephedrine into Australia hidden in wall tiles, canisters…

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ABF Examinations

We’ve highlighted the need for the Australian Border Force (ABF) to conduct holds on imported containers into Australia previously. This is necessary and integral, and…

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