New Biosecurity Legislation in Effect from 16 June 2016

Important changes to Australia’s biosecurity system come into effect on 16 June 2016 with commencement of the Biosecurity Act 2015. The Biosecurity Act 2015 replaces the Quarantine Act 1908. The Biosecurity Act introduces new requirements that will affect how the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources manages the biosecurity risks associated with goods, people and conveyances […]

Update: Australian Trusted Trader Programme

T​he Australian T​rusted Trader​ Programme (ATTP)​ seeks to provide trade facilitation benefits to importers and exporters that demonstrate strong security practices and a history of​ ​compliance. As previously advised, the ​ATTP is currently undergoing its pilot phase,and​ ​consists of three phases. Stage 1 had four initial Australian exporters participate and stage 2 targeted a further 20 Australian importers […]