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Fremantle Port significant gains in May

Total container throughput at the Port of Fremantle picked significantly up in May, with the highest number of TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) crossing the…

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Australia-EU FTA talks kick off

For a long time, the EU (European Union) was the biggest market with which Australia didn’t have—or wasn’t negotiating—a FTA (free trade agreement). That changed…

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Udder Madness

A 25-year-old Chinese national has been arrested in Hobart, becoming the third person charged by Australian Border Force (ABF), for importing over 101 kilograms of…

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Game Over for Smuggler

A man faced court on Friday 22 June after he was arrested by the Australian Border Force (ABF) for allegedly importing two kilograms of pseudoephedrine,…

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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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No import permit, goods will be exported

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have issued the following Import Notice in regards to goods requiring an import permit.  If you have any…

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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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New Packing Declaration

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

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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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