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Release of the Biosecurity Levy report

Last month it was announced that the 1st September 2019 implementation date for the Biosecurity Levy was now considered unachievable. There was also deep concerns…

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Australia to introduce per container biosecurity levy on imported containers

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) looks to be introducing a $340 million levy on all imported containers – 20′ and 40′- from…

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Changes in the Packing Declaration

Back in June of this year the Quarantine Act 1908 was replaced with the significantly modernised Biosecurity Act 2015. A key change that is to…

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The Country Action List (CAL)

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (the Department) targets containers on high risk sea cargo pathways; for example, containers originating in Giant African Snail…

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A big change for importers

​​ Important changes to Australia’s biosecurity system come into effect on 16 June 2016 with commencement of the Biosecurity Act 2015. The Biosecurity Act 2015…

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