The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has issued clarification on the definition of export statement for wooden manufactured articles shipped to Australia.
The lifestyles and finances of thousands of ABF staff will be probed by high-powered agencies, amid concerns that crime syndicates are corrupting officers.
The Federal Court has convicted Japanese shipping company NYK of criminal cartel conduct and ordered it to pay a fine of $25 million under the Competition & Consumer Act.
Australian Customs have issued a notice providing advice on who is legally defined as the ‘Owner’ of imported goods and liable for payment of duty.
This week the government announced the creation of a new 'Home Affairs' portfolio with responsibility for Australia’s immigration, border protection and domestic security agencies.
As from 1st July, the Australian government has increased financial penalties for committing various Commonwealth infringements, including Customs offences.
A rebound in coal and LNG shipments has boosted Australia's trade surplus to $2.5 billion in May, with the value of exports surging 9%.
The ransomware virus that paralysed airports, banks and companies around the globe over the past week has now brought the delivery of small parcels by major couriers to a halt in Australia.
A ransomware virus similar to May’s Wannacry attack has paralysed airports, banks and companies in Europe, including the world’s largest shipping line.
The Australian Senate has passed an amended version of the GST Low Value Goods Bill this week, which includes a delay in the commencement of the legislation until 1 July 2018.