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ABF Examinations

We’ve highlighted the need for the Australian Border Force (ABF) to conduct holds on imported containers into Australia previously. This is necessary and integral, and…

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Clothing used to conceal half a tonne of ‘ice’ in container

Four men have been charged and methylamphetamine (ice) with a street value of almost $400m has been seized after a joint investigation involving New South…

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Biggest ever onshore ice seizure in Australia

Australian authorities have made the biggest ever onshore seizure of the drug ice, equivalent to almost 16 million drug deals. Australian Border Force (ABF) officers…

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Police find drugs in container full of bananas

New Zealand’s largest cocaine seizure – approximately 190 kilograms of cocaine – was secreted in a shipping container of bananas and was intercepted in New…

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Molasses tobacco seized

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has arrested two Melbourne men for attempting to import over three tonnes of molasses tobacco into Australia. The investigation commenced…

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Highlighter Ice Smugglers

Authorities discovered a shipping container with almost 300 kilograms of ephedrine secreted in 21,000 highlighter pens, carrying out raids and making arrests last week. The…

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No rest for ABF officers

While most Australians were enjoying Christmas and New Year’s Eve with their family and friends, thousands of Australian Border Force (ABF) officers were on duty…

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Record drug and precursor seizure

A record 3.9 tonnes of ephedrine, plus 350 kilograms of methamphetamine, have been seized and three people arrested as a result of joint investigations between…

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Asbestos Assurance on Imported Goods

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection have recently issued a notice in relation to assurances that imported goods do not contain asbestos.  Strict liability…

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Increased Security at Australian Cargo Facilities

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have warned of increased cargo intervention across Australian cargo facilities. “We are working collaboratively with our law…

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