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Illegal Logging – Soft Start Ending

It’s been a tumultuous few years for importers into Australia of regulated timber products with the introduction of new requirements introduced by the Department of…

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Illegal Logging Update

Under the Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012 (the Regulation), businesses who import regulated timber products or who process Australian-grown logs are required to have a documented…

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Government responds to logging law review

A REGULATORY balance is needed to ensure Australia avoids importing illegally-harvested timber without burdening business with more red tape, the Commonwealth government believes. The government…

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Modern Express cargo questions

The Modern Express, the roll on / roll off vessel that came into trouble in the Bay of Biscay recently has arrived in Bilbao, Spain….

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High profile illegal logging cases

Image credit: WWF.org Before we starting reminding you constantly of the upcoming SOLAS convention, we were informing you of the changes in importing regulated timber…

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Palm oil and Illegal Logging

Late last year (30 November 2014) the Australian Department of Agriculture (DAFF) issued a notification advising that anyone importing regulated timber products into Australia would…

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Commencement of Illegal logging due diligence compliance assessments

Who does this notice affect? The illegal logging legislation affect businesses that import regulated timber and timber products of specific Customs tariff codes within Chapters…

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Illegal Logging Laws Update

Compliance assessments have now commenced The Department of Agriculture has now begun contacting selected businesses to request information about their due diligence systems. This process, which…

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Illegal Logging facts

The 30th November 2014 saw the Australian Department of Agriculture introduce a new law on regulated timber products. This now means that Under the Illegal…

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Illegal Logging – Due Diligence Followup

EES Shipping Pty Ltd have sent out several circulars regarding the new Illegal Logging Legislation that is due to come into force on the 30th…

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