Preparing for the Next Stink Bug Season

DAWR is still drafting measures for the 2018/2019 Stink Bug season and will release details soon about applicable goods, countries and specific treatments.

Country of Origin Infringements

The ABF’s seizure of Chinese made pianos which displayed the Australian Made logo is a warning to importers to observe the Trade Marks Act and commerce marking requirements.

DAWR’s ‘Highly Compliant Importer Project’

Importers identified as ‘highly compliant’ by DAWR may be excluded from referral to them when lodging full import declarations for cargo consignments under the new ‘HCIP.’

ABF Issues Reminder on Low Value Goods GST

Home Affairs-ABF has issued a reminder on the new arrangements for GST on goods with a customs value of $1,000 or less (low value goods) imported into Australia from 1st July.