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New Penalties on asbestos imports and export

The Department of Home Affairs has recently issued a new notice regarding asbestos goods. The notice shows an new penalties and can be found here….

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Easter and ANZAC Day 2019 Arrangements

The Easter and ANZAC Day 2019 working arrangements for Fremantle Ports (and surrounds) have just been released. These have been collated by Fremantle Ports and include…

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Proposed 2019–20 seasonal measures for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

In response to the rapid expansion of BMSB throughout Europe and North America, the  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has strengthened the seasonal measures…

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Ongoing Protected Industrial action at DP World Australia

Since the CFMMEU commenced Protected Industrial Action (PIA) at DP World Australia (DPWA) terminals on 19 March, we have struggled to secure sufficient labour and…

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DP World prepares for industrial action

Stevedore DPWA (DP World) says it will seek to “minimise disruption” as the Maritime Union begins a wave of protected action at container terminals in…

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Australia and Indonesia sign landmark Trade Agreement

Australia and Indonesia have today signed the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), starting a new chapter of cooperation and deeper economic management in one…

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Amended – seasonal measures for vessels (BMSB)

This notice replaces Industry Advice Notice 16-2019. What has changed? In response to a growing number of detections of BMSB on vessels the department is…

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Italian Treatment Providers Reinstated

We have received some updated news from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources: Following compliance assessments undertaken by the Department of Agriculture and Water…

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Illegal Logging Report Card

Illegal Logging Report Card shines light on high levels of noncompliances A statutory review of the Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012 was issued in November…

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FTA calls for Independent Review into Biosecurity Measures

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has implemented widespread emergency measures on imported containers from U.S., Italy, Germany, France and other countries, via chemical…

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