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Biosecurity Levy Update

Last week the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia (CBFCA) CEO, Paul Damkjaer participated in the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (the department),…

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Vessel directed to leave Australian territory

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has confirmed a ship destined for New Zealand was found carrying brown marmorated stink bugs when it arrived…

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Police find drugs in container full of bananas

New Zealand’s largest cocaine seizure – approximately 190 kilograms of cocaine – was secreted in a shipping container of bananas and was intercepted in New…

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Update on Management of LCL and FAK containers for BMSB season

From Tuesday 9th October 2018, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources ( the department) have industry of the that the LCL/ FAK container process….

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Keep up-to-date with Stink Bugs

The 2018/19 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season is the current topic on everyone’s minds. The last season took importers and authorities by surprise, this year…

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Kiwis and Aussies team up to boost biosecurity capability

Australia and New Zealand have announced an agreement to co-operate on technology trials to boost both nations’ biosecurity operations. Deputy Secretary responsible for biosecurity Lyn…

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Udder Madness

A 25-year-old Chinese national has been arrested in Hobart, becoming the third person charged by Australian Border Force (ABF), for importing over 101 kilograms of…

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New Packing Declaration

Please take note of this updated packing declaration template (Packing Declaration FCL-LCL) which will come into effect as of shipments that have departed on or…

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TPP-11 delivers extra wins for Aussie exporters

Today’s signing of the TPP-11 delivers extra outcomes for Australian exporters that will help create new Australian jobs. Australian beef will benefit from further tariff…

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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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