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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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Three men charged over ICE shipment

A NSW Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) investigation into a 200-kilogram shipment of crystal methamphetamine (Ice) hidden inside machinery on the 9th May resulted in…

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Ramadan and Idul Fitri 2018 in Indonesia

Kindly be informed that the Ramadan, Muslim fasting month will commence today, Wednesday 16 May and end on Friday 14 June 2018. During the Ramadan…

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Stinkbug Season Over

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have issued the following notice in relation to this year’s Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season.  The Customs Brokers…

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Australia to introduce per container biosecurity levy on imported containers

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) looks to be introducing a $340 million levy on all imported containers – 20′ and 40′- from…

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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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CBFCA meeting with ACCC directors and analysts

CBFCA (Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia) representatives met Thursday 3rd May with the ACCC Directors and Analysts tasked with gathering data and issues…

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Illicit drugs hidden in caravan

Two men have faced court for allegedly attempting to smuggle 91kg of MDMA and 3kg of ice into Australia, with the illicit drugs hidden in…

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Fremantle Fairy Terns

Fremantle Ports fairy tern sanctuary at Rous Head has been recognised by PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne   Transport Infrastructure. ​ Port Environmental Advisor…

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Your Incoterms – are they working for you?

The world of importing (and exporting!) can become a huge rabbit warren of information.  The amount of information that can be required for just a…

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