Australia and New Zealand Sign Arrangement to Streamline Trade

Australian Border & Protection Trusted Trans-Tasman exporters will be rewarded with fast-tracked customs processing at Australian and New Zealand borders under a new arrangement between the two countries. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection and New Zealand Customs Service (NZ Customs) signed a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) last Friday, to recognise the supply […]

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 […]