4 September 2017
Who does this notice affect?
All importers and customs brokers who will be required to lodge imported cargo documentation to the department for biosecurity assessment during this planned outage.
All importers of plants, cats and/or dogs who will be required to use the Post Entry Biosecurity System during this planned outage period.
The Cargo Online Lodgement System and Post Entry Biosecurity System will be unavailable between 21:30 Friday 8th September and 02:00 Saturday 9th September 2017 (AEST). This is to support a regular system update.
Clients who require their import cargo documentation to be assessed by the department during the planned outage can forward the documents to the department via email at Import Assessment. To ensure your documents are directed to the correct processing team please ensure you use the subject header rules outlined in 20-2016 Notice to Industry.
For clients who are intending on importing plants, cats and/or dogs into the Post Entry Quarantine facility please await the completion of this scheduled outage before attempting to access this service.
If you have any concerns or questions please contact us at Information.