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Wooden Products – things are about to change .. again

It wasn’t that long ago when importers of regulated timber products received a shake up with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources introducing the…

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Stink Bug Season 2016/2017

The brown marmorated stink bug is not found in Australia and needs to be kept out. It has the potential to severely impact our agriculture…

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More Penalties for Importers

The 30th November 2014 saw the Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012 come into force. The Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012 is all about due diligence…

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Implementation of redesigned quarantine fees and charges

  As of the 1st December 2015, The Department of Agriculture (Quarantine) are implementing redesigned quarantine fees and charges. At this stage, the amount for…

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Importers that apply for own Quarantine Import Permits UPDATE

  ATTENTION: All Importers that apply for your own Quarantine Import Permits   The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has revised the implementation approach…

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Illegal dairy a scary prospect for our industry

Wonsoek Lee of Changshin International today pleaded guilty of deliberately contravening Australia’s biosecurity requirements, after illegally and knowingly importing dairy products into the country. Mr…

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Dept of Agriculture Protected Industrial Action Update

EES Shipping Pty Ltd has been advised via the Department of Agriculture that the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) will have periods of industrial…

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Biosecurity barriers in place for stink bugs

Heightened biosecurity measures will be in place at our ports and offshore from 1 September 2015, to protect Australia’s agriculture sector from the potentially devastating…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season 2015-2016

Please kindly find the latest information for the 2015-2016 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season. In consultation with industry, the Department of Agriculture (the department) finalised…

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Coffee Berry Borer Beetles

A company in Cairns has been fined $12000 for illegally importing coffee seeds that were infested with Coffee Berry Borer. These beetles, whilst sounding completely…

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