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Kiwis and Aussies team up to boost biosecurity capability

Australia and New Zealand have announced an agreement to co-operate on technology trials to boost both nations’ biosecurity operations. Deputy Secretary responsible for biosecurity Lyn…

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ReCAAP: Piracy Incident Reported in First Half of 2018

The number of maritime piracy incidents reported to the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in the first half of 2018 fell to its lowest number in…

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Airbus’ ‘whale in the sky’ takes maiden flight

There’s still no word on whether pigs can fly — but you aren’t going mad if you spot a whale soaring past your window anytime…

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Seasonal measures (2018/19) for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

We introduce seasonal import measures to manage the risk of Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) during the high risk season. New seasonal measures will apply…

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Peak Season Prep 2018

Who can believe we’re already half way through 2018! The second half of the year tends to be even faster, so now is the time…

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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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