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Latest Seizures by the ABF

There has been many seizures made in the last few months by Australian Border Force (ABF) officers. Today we thought that we would share with…

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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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Calls for tougher asbestos penalties

The federal government is being urged to consider increasing penalties for illegally importing asbestos. A Labor-led Senate committee is also calling for compulsory recalls where…

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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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Something Fishy

Australian Border Force (ABF) investigators have arrested and charged a 37-year-old Chinese national with allegedly importing more than 9.5 kilograms of ephedrine concealed inside dried…

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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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Border-controlled drugs seized

An investigation into a threat by bikies has resulted in the largest seizure of ephedrine on record and the arrest of a drug supply syndicate…

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Creepy crawly cargo caught out

A biosecurity sneaker has been sprung attempting to smuggle a dangerous combination of live reptiles and arachnids in a box marked ‘2 pair shoes’. Australian…

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