Archive for October 2018

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NNF 2018/313 - BMSB update on our ongoing advocacy

NNF 2018/313 - BMSB update on our ongoing advocacy

On Friday afternoon 19 October 2018, the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia Inc. (CBFCA) representatives participated in a teleconference with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Cargo Consultative Committee (DCCC) to again discuss issues that impact on our members, since the commencement of the BMSB risk season. 

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Proposed biosecurity levey will destroy trust in the system

Proposed biosecurity levey will destroy trust in the system

The new biosecurity levy on import cargo, announced in the last budget, is nothing but a tax grab writes Llew Russell

 

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NNF 2018/310 - New AEP entry charge

NNF 2018/310 - New AEP entry charge

We received a number of queries from members, as they notices a new charge of $18 per Automatic Entry Processing (AEP) entry.

As referenced in the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, Import Industry Advice Notice 117-2018 - Change to Biosecurity Approved Arrangement Charges, the department informed industry of the changes to the Approved Arrangements charges.

 

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NNF 2018/305 - Interim process for the management of LCL/FAK containers for BMSB risk season

NNF 2018/305 - Interim process for the management of LCL/FAK containers for BMSB risk season

As referenced in NNF 2018/301, advising you that the cargo report profiles were deactivated by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (the department) for FAK/LCL containers, the department has now published its formal industry notice 145/2018 and is forwarded for your information.

145-2018 - Interim process for the management of LCL/FAK containers for the 2018-19 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk season

 

 

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