Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Cargo Consultative Committee

​​​​​The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Cargo Consultative Committee (DCCC) is a committee for the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources and international trade and international logistics service providers industries to cons​ider practical and strategic biosecurity related international trade/logistics issues. The DCCC was previously known as the AQIS/Industry Cargo Consultative Committee (AICCC).

The aim of the DCCC is to provide the department and industry with a consultative committee to ensure that effective biosecurity outcomes are delivered without unnecessary impediments to trade by facilitating efficient and effective biosecurity regulation across the biosecurity continuum.


Current DCCC industry membership includes representatives from:

  • Board of Airline Representatives of Australia
  • Shipping Australia Ltd
  • Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Australian Federation of International Forwarders
  • Conference of Asia Pacific Express Carriers
  • Asciano Limited
  • Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia
  • Food and Beverage Importers Association
  • International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association
  • Freight and Trade Alliance
  • Export Council of Australia

Frequency of meetings

The DCCC meets a minimum of three times per year.


DocumentPagesFile size
Meeting 76-2017 - Minutes PDF 6735 KB
Meeting 76-2017 - Minutes DOCX 6​120 KB
Meeting 75-2016 - Minutes PDF 8627 KB
Meeting 75-2016 - Minutes DOCX 8126 KB
Meeting 74-2016 - Minutes PDF 6515 KB
Meeting 74-2016 - Minutes DOCX 6129 KB
Meeting 73-2016 - Minutes PDF 8720 KB
Meeting 73-2016 - Minutes DOCX 8132 KB
Meeting 72-2016 - Minutes PDF 6620 KB
Meeting 72-2016 - Minutes DOCX 6129 KB

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Further information

Phone: 02 6272 3933
Email DCCC