The Department of Immigration & Border Protection (DIBP) has issued an alert about increased incidences of counterfeit shipping containers appearing in Australia.
While the majority of Australians enjoyed their holiday season, ABF officers continued their 24/7 mission to prevent drug smuggling and protect the Australian community.
The importation of green (or raw) prawns into Australia will be suspended following an outbreak of white spot disease in Queensland.
The Department of Agriculture (DAWR) has commenced a period of public consultation as part of the review of Imported Food Control Regulations.
The Australian lychee industry ends 2016 triumphantly as it exports its first air shipment to USA ex Brisbane Airport, although the lucrative China market remains just out of grasp.
If you import from China you need to know the latest Customs requirements for ChAFTA Certificates Of Origin.
In early November we reported on major changes affecting shipping services to and from China and Japan. The year ends with more alliances that should improve the shipping sector in 2017.
Shipping containers were scattered like toy building blocks and small planes broke free from their chocks as a severe storm generated cyclonic winds in Brisbane on Sunday.
The Government has released draft legislation that would amend the GST law to give effect to the 2016-17 Budget decision to apply GST to low value goods imported by consumers.
Shipping services between Australia and both Japan & China are undergoing a major shake-up, with two new entities emerging onto the scene.