Friday 19th Jan, 2018
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Keynote speaker confirmed for Global Shippers Forum

A SENIOR World Customs Organisation figure has been confirmed as the first keynote speaker for the Global Shippers Forum and…
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Orientation session planned for CBFCA diplomas

AN ORIENTATION session is planned in Sydney next week for those interested in enrolling in courses run by the Customs…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Tribunal decision on Customs tariff classification

By Russell Wiese, Partner Hunt & Hunt Lawyers Hunt & Hunt Lawyers provide the following commentary whereby the Administrative Appeals…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Biosecurity, Quarantine & Fumigation

Partnerships key to biosecurity sustainability, writes Lyn O’Connell*

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INDUSTRY OPINION: DAWR review of approved arrangement fees

FREIGHT & Trade Alliance (FTA) sees significant merit in “approved arrangements” and is actively working with the Department of Agriculture and…
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Melbourne risks being a “laughing stock”, says industry body

PORT of Melbourne risks being an international laughing stock if a picket at Webb Dock continues, the Victorian Transport Association…
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Thrips threat: DAWR study to inform import conditions

THE Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has released a comprehensive analysis of a significant plant biosecurity risk, with an…
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Police swoop on Mexican cocaine cargo

AUTHORITIES say they have seized about 300 kilograms of cocaine imported into Melbourne via an air cargo consignment of cocoa…
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