Update on Flowers Imported for Mothers Day

In the lead up to Mother’s Day, imported flowers found to be infested with live pests will be directed for onshore fumigation, prior to identification by an entomologist.

Alert for New Import Pest: Tramp Ants

Tramp ants are an invasive and aggressive species of exotic insect that have established widely across the globe but were not, until now, found to be present in Australia.

U.S. Has Second Thoughts About Joining TPP

On his first day as president Donald Trump pulled the USA out of the TPP. A little more than a year later he has instructed his staff to look into re-joining the multilateral trade agreement.

Tariff Cuts to Boost Trade with Japan

New tariff cuts under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) came into effect on 1st April and will boost our trade and investment relationship with Japan.