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Biosecurity Imports Levy

Biosecurity risks are changing as import volumes increase and pathways become faster and more complex. The government is proposing to implement a levy on imports…

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Product emissions standards: important information for importers and manufacturers

Do you import, manufacture or supply outdoor power equipment or marine engines? If you do, the Australian Government’s new noxious emission standards will affect you. There are steps…

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Preparation for the 2018-2019 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk season

It seems like just a short while ago that the 2017-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season closed (it was the 30th April after all!).  It…

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Deferring GST on imports

Did you know that you are able to defer paying your GST when importing goods into Australia? That’s right – the deferred GST (DGST) scheme…

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Container ship loses 83 containers

Container ship YM Efficiency (IMO 9353280) lost 83 containers overboard in the waters off Newcastle on Thursday (31/05) night. The vessel was sailing from Taiwan…

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W.A. Day Closure – 4th June

On June the 4th, our office will be closed to honour Western Australia Day (W.A. Day). “Formerly “Foundation Day”, Western Australia Day is a uniquely…

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SCO Summit in Qingdao from June 9-10

The 18th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held from June 9-10 in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province. During the SCO summit period,…

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USCC Implementation China

The General Administration of Customs China (GACC) has issued an announcement (Announcement No. 56 (2017) to adjust the manifest rules of inbound and outbound cargo…

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CoR legislation to commence on 1 October 2018

Transport operators, depots, terminal operators, exporters, importers, customs brokers and freight forwarders all have a duty to ensure the safety of their transport activities.  If you…

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Industry groups question government on budget biosecurity levy

Four major industry bodies have joined together to call for clarification on how the biosecurity levy announced in last week’s budget, would operate. The Australian…

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