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Import industry advice notices 2015

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Import industry advice notices 2015
​DateNo.​​Description
23 December 2015131 Quarantine Waste Compliance Agreements (CA) – Use of sub-contractors
22 December 2015130 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources updated Christmas and New Year operating hours
21 December 2015129 2016 Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) vessel assessment and inspection arrangements
18 December 2015128 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Christmas and New Year operating hours
18 December 2015127 New draft biosecurity regulations out for comment
18 December 2015126 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources resumption of normal business
17 December 2015125 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources import processing delays
16 December 2015124 Import Permit Applications using BICON
15 December 2015123 1800 734 780 COLS enquiry line
11 December 2015122 Cargo Online Lodgement System available
11 December 2015121 Cargo Online Lodgement System unavailable 2000 (AEDT) Friday 11 December 2015 – 0100 (AEDT) Saturday 12 December
10 December 2015120

Update to the Importing section of our website

4 December 2015119 Commencement of Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) flight season measures
​1 December 2015
​118Cargo Online Lodgement System now available
30 November 2015117 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable 2000 (AEDT) Monday 30 November 2015 – 0100 (AEDST) Tuesday 1 December
​28 November 2015
​116Cargo Online Lodgement System now available
27 November 2015115 New charges affecting the Broker Accreditation Schemes
27 November 2015114 Revised biosecurity and export certification fees and charges
27 November 2015113 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable 2000 (AEDT) Friday 27 November 2015 – 0100 (AEDST) Saturday 28 November
23 November 2015112 New online bookings for post entry quarantine
22 November 2015111 Cargo Online Lodgement System now available
20 November 2015110 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable 20:00 (AEDT) Saturday 21 November 2015 – 01:00 (AEDT) Sunday 22 November 2015
19 November 2015109 Changes to the assessment of critical nonconformities under sections 46A and 66B of the Quarantine Act 1908
18 November 2015108 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season 2015-2016
​18 November 2015​107Resolved - Technical issues with 1800 900 090
18 November 2015106 Closure of eLodgement system for permit application
​17 November 2015​105​​Technical issues with 1800 900 090
14 November 2015104 Cargo Online Lodgement System now available
13 November 2015103 Protected Industrial Action
12 November 2015102 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable 1930 (AEDT) Friday 13 November 2015 – 1800 (AEDST) Saturday 14 November
12 November 2015101 The Management of Continued Biosecurity Competency levels for the Non commodity for Containerised Cargo Clearance (NCCC) & Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM) Schemes
11 November 2015100 Register your interest in attending the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Biosecurity Information Sessions: Cairns and Darwin - Expired
11 November 201599 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Biosecurity Information Sessions: Presentations
10 November 201598 Charging Guidelines 2015–16
6 November 201597 Cargo Online Lodgement System update
5 November 2015 96 Protected Industrial Action update
5 November 201595 Notification of emergency quarantine measures for plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa
3 November 201594 Desiccated coconut, dried apples and dried prunes identified for reduced inspection intervention
5 November 201593 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable 19:30 (AEDST) Saturday 7 November 2015 – 01:30 Sunday 8 November 2015 (AEDST)
4 November 201592 Removal of the Import Conditions (ICON) System
3 November 201591 Protected Industrial Action
31 October 201590 Cargo Online Lodgement System now available
30 October 201589 Biosecurity Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) 2015–16
​30 October 2015
​88Notification of planned emergency quarantine measures for plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa
29 October 201587 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable 1930 (AEDST) Friday 30 October– 1400 (AEDST) Saturday 31 October
23 October 201586 New Process: Requesting import inspection appointments in Cairns and Darwin
21 October 201585 Illegal Logging Compliance Advice Notices 2/2015 and 3/2015 have now been published
16 October 201584 Release of the draft Biosecurity Import Risk Analysis Guidelines
15 October 201583 Postponed implementation of the cost recovery fees and charges
9 October 201582 Launch of the new Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) system
7 October 201581 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources System Outage Notification - Expired
23 Sept 201580

Changes to Central East Region Live Fish inspection appointment requests

22 Sept 201579Protected Industrial Action Update - Expired
21 Sept 201578 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season 2015-2016
18 Sept 201577Protected Industrial Action Update - Expired
17 Sept 201576Protected Industrial Action Update - Expired
15 Sept 201575Protected Industrial Action Update - Expired
11 Sept 201574Protected Industrial Action Update - Expired
10 Sept 201573Protected Industrial Action Update - Expired
​7 Sept​ 2015​72​​Inspections of vessels and cargo from the Chinese port of Tianjing
31 August 201571 Consultation starts on new biosecurity regulations
28 August 201570Change of Venue for SYDNEY Biosecurity Information Sessions - Expired
27 August 201569 New Conditions for the Import of Raw Frozen Wild caught Australian Prawns from Approved Processing Factories in Thailand​
​26 August 201568 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season 2015-2016
​25 August 2015​67 ​Illegal logging compliance advice notice has been published
​21 August 2015
​66Commencement of the Australian Fumigation Accreditation Scheme (AFAS) in Fiji on 27 August 2015
​18 August 2015​65Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) System – Training now available
​17 August 2015​​64Increased Value of Penalty Units for Commonwealth Offences
14 August 201563 Updated Non commodity for Containerised Cargo Clearance (NCCC) Scheme Processes and Outcomes Document - Minimum Documentary and Import Declaration Requirements Policy
14 August 201562 Updated Automatic Entry Processing Scheme Processes and Outcomes Document - Commercially re-manufactured engines, machinery parts, vehicle parts, aircraft parts and spacecraft parts
10 August 201561 2016 Australian Biosecurity Awards nomina​tions open - Expired
7 August 201560Register your interest in attending the 2015 Biosecurity Information Sessions - Expired
3 August 201559 2015 Asian Gypsy Moth Vessel Assessment and Inspection Arrangements
30 July 201558Protected Industrial Action - Expired
​29 July 2015​57Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season 2015-2016
27 July 201556 Updated Non-commodity for Containerised Cargo Clearance & Automatic Entry Processing Schemes – Processes and Outcomes Documents
24 July 201555 Updated documentation policies
24 July 201554 Industry Advice Notice Email Subscription Service
21 July 201553Update to Import Industry Advice Notice 47-2015 - Expired
​21 July 2015​52 ​Biosecurity Act 2015
21 July 201551 New Approach to Delivering Services
21 July 201550 Six additional raw, shelled nuts identified for reduced inspection intervention
17 July 201549Department of Agriculture import processing delays - Expired
16 July 201548 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season 2015/16
10 July 201547Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) System – Darwin Roadshow - Expired
26 June 201546Implementation of adjusted fees for imports of live cats and dogs from New Zealand - Expired
26 June 201545 Continuous Sampling Plan (CSP) rebranding to Compliance-Based Inspection Scheme
17 June 201544 Illegal logging due diligence compliance assessments have commenced
11 June 201543 Department of Agriculture eCert Resumption of Normal Business
11 June 201542 Quarantine Approved Premises renewals reminder
10 June 201541 Department of Agriculture eCert Import Processing Delays 10 June 2015
2 June 201540Department of Agriculture Resumption of Normal Business - Expired
1 June 201539 Department of Agriculture Import Processing Delays
22 May 201538Update - Storm Damage to Sydney (Crewe place) office - Expired
13 May 201537Update - Storm Damage to Sydney (Crewe place) office - Expired
11 May 201536Update - Storm Damage to Sydney (Crewe place) office - Expired
8 May 201535 Malted grain imports identified for reduced inspection intervention
6 May 201534Department of Agriculture Resumption of Normal Business - Expired
​6 May 2015​33​​Department of Agriculture Import Processing Delays - Expired
1 May 201532Update - Storm Damage to Central East Region (Crewe place) office - Expired
1 May 201531 Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) System
1 May 201530 Conclusion of Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) Beetle – Vessel Inspections
1 May 201529 Request for industry involvement in implementation activities for the Maritime Arrivals Reporting System (MARS) - Expired
1 May 201528 The clearance of FCL and LCL consignments of Manufactured Wooden Articles using Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities Scheme (AEPCOMM)
29 April 201527 Conclusion of Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) season
30 April 201526 Cessation of Emergency Measures for Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs
27 April 201525Update - Storm Damage to Central East Region (Crewe place) office - Expired
27 April 201524 Quarantine Approved Premises (QAP) Renewals Advice
26 April 201523Storm Damage to Central East Region (Crewe place) office - Expired
24 April 201522 Advice regarding supplies of methyl bromide to Australia
23 April 201521 Changes to Central East Region inspection appointment requests
10 April 201520Protected Industrial Action - Expired
​7 April 2015​19 ​Changes to Post Document Assessment Contacts
2 April 201518 Trial of New Arrangements for Managing Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) on Vessels​
2 April 201517 Cargo Compliance Verification – Inspection Data Recording
31 March 201516Protected Industrial Action - Expired
30 March 201515 Biosecurity clearance of crew leaving a vessel at an Australian port
​27 March 2015​14Scaling back of Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Emergency Measures
25 March 201513 Department of Agriculture pilot to test the use of mobile technology on board vessels around Australia
13 Mar 201512 Update on Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs: Emergency measures for targeted break bulk and FCL containerised vehicles (including boats), machinery, and automotive parts
11 Mar 201511 Electronic AIMS ‘Directions’
​6 Mar 2015​10Department of Agriculture Mobile Workforce Pilot
4 Mar 201509 Cargo Online Lodgement System launch will make it easier to work with us
27 Feb 201508 Department of Agriculture website update and new phone number
26 Feb 201507 AEPCOMM - Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: emergency measures for specified break bulk and new, unused FCL containerised goods shipped from the United States
20 Feb 201506 Brown Marmorated Stink B​ug: emergency measures for break bulk and FCL containerised vehicles, machinery and automotive parts​
20 Feb 201505 Producer must be declared for berries imported from China
​16 Feb 2015​04Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: emergency measures for break bulk and containerised vehicles, machinery, automotive parts and tyres​​
​4 Feb 2015​03​​Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: emergency measures for break bulk and containerised vehicles, machinery, automotive parts and tyres​​​
22 Jan 201502 Emergency measures for specific sea freight consignments of containerised and break bulk cargo sourced and shipped from the east coast ports of United States
19 Jan 201501 Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON)​​​
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