Tuesday 13th Nov, 2018

TRADE & THE LAW: Infringement Notices become ‘kind of a big thing’

Lawyer Andrew Hudson* analyses changes to the use of Infringement Notices and the recent case of duties and penalties on imports of galvanised steel products


MONEY MATTERS: How to overcome the headache of slow payments

It’s tough out there for Australian transport and logistics businesses. But there are a few simple tricks to make life that little bit easier, according to Greg Charlwood*.


INDUSTRY OPINION: SMEs and the importance of LCBs and freight forwarders

Freight and Trade Alliance’s Travis Brooks-Garrett discusses shippers and the growing importance of international trade services providers


Importer to pay $2m after ABF investigation

The ABF says the penalties imposed reflect the severity of the import business’ import duty evasions


Bee prepared for varroa attacks, scientists warn

Government and industry stakeholders are taking part in a large biosecurity exercise to help defeat a potential varroa mite incursion

ABF Deputy Commissioner Mandy Newton speaks at the Ports Australia Biennial Conference in Darwin. Ian Ackerman/DCN

No timeframe for single window as yet

ABF Deputy Commissioner Mandy Newton said the single window for trade was still on the horizon, but there is no fixed plan for its implementation


British forwarders fear impact of no BREXIT deal

Forwarders in the UK say a statement from the government has failed to address their Brexit concerns

ABF logo

Changes at the helm of Australian Border Force

Two experienced public servants have taken on bigger roles within the ABF