Saturday 23rd Jun, 2018
Photo: Ian Ackerman

Q&A with CBFCA CEO Paul Damkjaer

THE Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia (CBFCA) saw a change of leadership in early July, with the announcement…
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Home Affairs portfolio carries trade risks

TRADE policy must not be allowed to slip off the national agenda following the federal government announcing of a new…
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Tonnes of drugs seized in Sydney sea cargo since March

MORE than 370kg of methamphetamine precursor ephedrine has been seized by authorities in three separate sea cargo shipments to Sydney…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Office of National Intelligence keeps us guessing on traditional customs responsibilities

Customs as we once knew it will soon be distant a memory. Is the new order too radical or a logical progression aligned to our contemporary security and economic environment, asks PAUL ZALAI*

ABF head takes leave

COMMISSIONER of the Australian Border Force, Roman Quaedvlieg, has taken leave as authorities confirm an investigation into unstated matters. “The…
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German logistics firm takes over Aussie company

GERMAN logistics firm Rhenus Group is expanding into Australia as it founds Rhenus Logistics Australia with the purchase of O’Brien…
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Five charged after drug powder seizure

FIVE men have been charged with importing up to 300 kilograms of pure pseudo-ephedrine following a joint operation in Melbourne….
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Drug-production materials hidden in beauty products

AUTHORITIES have warned of new methods of illegally importing gammabutyrolactone (GBL), widely used to manufacture the drug known as ‘Fantasy’….
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