Monday 19th Nov, 2018
Photo: ABF

ABF searches commercial vessels at Gladstone

The focus of the searches were crew visa verifications and compliance with goods movements


Sea container cigs seized in WA

The haul of smuggled cigarettes was the biggest detection in the state

Image: Jim Wilson / Palomaironique / Rduris

Queensland goes to China

The state’s premier is on a mission to China, leading a delegation of Queensland businesses

ABF Commissioner Michael Outram. Photo: Ian Ackerman

ABF looking to tech and tradition to beat criminals at the border: Commissioner

Speaking at the recent CBFCA National Conference, Michael Outram, ABF commissioner, said the force was adopting new technology, but also keeping proven traditional methods

Assistant minister for home affairs Senator Linda Reynolds. Photo: Ian Ackerman

Single window the way of the future

Speaking at the CBFCA national conference, assistant minister for home affairs Linda Reynolds spoke about the single window


BMSB infestation detected in cargo from China and South Korea

Speaking at the CBFCA National Conference 2018, a DAWR official revealed that infested cargo was discovered recently

Photo : Ian Ackerman

Stevedores don’t have “free pass”

An ACCC official reiterated that the commission has concerns about infrastructure charges, and stevedores’ declining profits shouldn’t give them a “free pass”

Photo: WiseTech

WiseTech in Sweden

The Australian logistics software provider has acquired a Swedish software company

Photo: Ian Ackerman

McCormack goes into bat for TPP-11

The Deputy Prime Minister and infrastructure minister used a cricketing analogy to describe the TPP-11 process