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BMSB Fact Sheets

We are a few weeks into the 2019/2020 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season. The Department of Agriculture have issued some fantastic fact sheets that can…

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Mandatory import permits for cut flowers from 1 September

Who does this notice affect? Importers, approved arrangements, freight forwarders and brokers that deal with imported cut flowers and foliage. What has changed? From 1…

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Record $148 million heroin bust made at UK port

Does container shipping have a drug problem? After a string of busts in the U.S. in recent months, attention has now switched to the U.K.,…

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Commencement of the 2019-2020 BMSB Risk Season – 1 Sept 2019

In response to the rapid expansion of BMSB throughout Europe and North America, the Department of Agriculture (the department), has implement heightened seasonal measures to…

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BMSB Season 2019/2020

There’s been much discussion and changes surrounding this year’s measures on keeping the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug from entering our country. Head here to see…

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China Golden Week Holidays

The China Golden Week holidays are coming up fast. We are currently experiencing the usual space problems from China as we move closer to peak…

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China issues yellow alert for Typhoon Bailu

China’s national observatory issued a yellow alert Saturday for Typhoon Bailu as it’s expected to bring gales and torrential rains to south China. The typhoon,…

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Can Fremantle handle bigger ships?

Two of the largest-capacity container ships to ever visit Australia visited Fremantle in July. Capable of carrying 9400 standard containers each—double the number on most…

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Biosecurity Import Levy – deferred implementation

We have received confirmation via Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA)  that the 1 September 2019 implementation for the Biosecurity Import Levy is unachievable –  of…

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Typhoon Lekima: Toll rises as typhoon moves up China coast

The death toll from Typhoon Lekima in China has risen to 32 with another 16 people missing, local authorities say. Officials say about five million…

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