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Drug cartel busted

An international drug cartel unsuccessfully tried to use drones to outfox authorities who found more than $30 million worth of cocaine and $580,000 cash seized…

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Timber and Timber Products – Update

In April we advised you of a change that was pending for importers of timber and timber products. With the implementation date of the 1st…

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Cigarettes seized in Sydney

Four Korean nationals faced Burwood Local Court on the 10th June charged with importing approximately 2.5 tonnes of cigarettes, with a potential street value of…

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An apple a day..

This interesting article comes straight from Australia’s Biosecurity team: People are often surprised by the amount of food we seize from passengers arriving in Australia….

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Asbestos in imports

Asbestos is a term for a group of six naturally occurring mineral fibres belonging to two groups. Serpentine Group – comprised of only chrysotile (white…

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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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April imports up 30% compared to five years ago

Australia’s total goods imports for April 2015 were up 29% on the same period in 2010, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). A…

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