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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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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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Australia Free Trade Agreements

It’s been a few years since we have listed all Australia’s current FTA’s. Free trade agreements (FTAs) are international treaties that reduce barriers to trade…

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Joint agencies unhinge meth import plan

Three men have been arrested by the Victorian Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF), following an alleged attempt to import 17 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed…

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The New Packing Declaration

Please take note of this updated packing declaration template (New Packing Declaration) which will come into effect as of the 17th June 2017. This change…

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Stopping the meth

There has been a lot of articles and news reports lately on stopping the flow of methamphetamine into Western Australia. Tough new laws designed to…

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ABF sheds light on ephedrine concealment

Australian Border Force (ABF) investigators have charged a 25-year-old Sydney man with importing 12kg of ephedrine concealed in light globes. On 13 June 2016, ABF…

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