Import industry advice notices 2018

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Import industry advice notices 2018
DateNo.Description
16 October 2018145-2018Interim process for the management of LCL/FAK containers for the 2018-19 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk season
15 October 2018144-2018 Onshore methyl bromide BMSB treatments
12 October 2018143-2018 Proposed changes to import conditions for bringing or importing honey and bee products into Norfolk Island
11 October 2018142-2018 Evidence requirements for shipment of goods subject to BMSB measures
11 October 2018141-2018 Management of untreated break bulk cargo during the 2018-19 Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) risk season
10 October 2018140-2018 Proposed changes to import conditions for salmonid products sourced from approved countries (excluding New Zealand)
9 October 2018139-2018 Countries that have advised they can supply updated health certification that meets Australia’s new import conditions for par-cooked breaded, battered and crumbed (BBC) prawns
5 October 2018138-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources S-Cargo Scheduled Outage Notification 09:00 Saturday 6 October 2018 – 18:00 Saturday 6 October 2018 (AEST)
4 October 2018137-2018 Countries that have advised they can supply updated health certification that meets Australia’s new import conditions for par-cooked breaded, battered and crumbed (BBC) prawns
3 October 2018136-2018 Department phone and fax services unavailable from 22:00 AEST Friday 5 October to 03:00 AEDT Sunday 7 October 2018​
28 September 2018135-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources S-Cargo Scheduled Outage Notification 09:00 Saturday 29 September 2018 – 18:00 Saturday 29 September 2018 (AEST)
27 September 2018134-2018 Countries that have advised they can supply updated health certification that meets Australia’s new import conditions for par-cooked breaded, battered and crumbed (BBC) prawns
27 September 2018133-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Scheduled Outage Notification 23:30 Friday 28 September 2018 – 03:00 Saturday 29 September 2018 (AEST)
25 September 2018132-2018 AEPCOMM and AEI import declaration requirements for lodging entries impacted by BMSB risk season
25 September 2018131-2018 Management of LCL/FAK containers and updated information for the 2018-19 Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) risk season
24 September 2018130-2018 PEBS unavailable from 21:00 to 23:55 Wednesday 26 September 2018 (AEST)
21 September 2018129-2018 Clearance of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage consignments for the Labour Day (NSW & SA)/ Queen’s Birthday (QLD) long weekend (29th September – 1st October 2018)
21 September 2018128-2018 Clearance of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage consignments for Grand Final Eve long weekend (Victoria) (28-30 September 2018)
21 September 2018127-2018 Countries currently approved to meet Australia’s new import conditions for par-cooked breaded, battered and crumbed (BBC) prawns
20 September 2018126-2018 COLS, MARS, PEBS and OPS unavailable from 23:00 Friday 21 September 2018 to 01:00 Saturday 22 September 2018 (AEST)
20 September 2018125-2018 COLS, MARS, PEBS and OPS unavailable from 23:30 Thursday 20 September to 03:30 Friday 21 September 2018 (AEST)
19 September 2018124-2018 Changes to import conditions for pig meat and goods containing or potentially contaminated with pig material sourced from Japan
18 September 2018123-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Scheduled Outage Notification 20:00 Saturday 22 September 2018 – 20:00 Sunday 23 September​ 2018 (AEST)
18 September 2018122-2018 Clearance of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage consignments for the Queen’s Birthday (Western Australia) long weekend (22-24 September 2018)
18 September 2018121-2018 BICON Scheduled Outage from 23:30 to 23:59 Sunday 23 September (AEST)
18 September 2018120-2018 COLS services impacted from 20:00 22 Saturday September to 07:40 Sunday 23 September 2018 (AEST)
18 September 2018119-2018 Changes to import conditions for pig meat and goods containing or potentially contaminated with pig material sourced from Belgium
18 September 2018118-2018 BICON Scheduled Outage from 19:30 Saturday 22 September to 07:40 Sunday 23 September (AEST)
17 September 2018117-2018 Change to Biosecurity Approved Arrangement Charges
14 September 2018116-2018 Expected delays under 2018-19 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) seasonal measures
13 September 2018115-2018 Changes to the way treatment results are sent to the department
12 September 2018114-2018 AEP reform webpage update regarding enhancements to AIMS to improve how non-commodity will be managed
11 September 2018113-2018 BICON Scheduled Outage from 23:00 Wednesday 12 September to 01:00 Thursday 13 September (AEST)​​
11 September 2018112-2018 Security features on new Chinese Competent Authority issuing certificates
6 September 2018111-2018 Regulatory action taken against biosecurity industry participants
5 September 2018110-2018 New approved arrangement for the performance of sulfuryl fluoride fumigations
​4 September 2018​109-2018BICON, COLS and PEBS maintenance from 20:00 to 23:59 Saturday 8th September 2018 (AEST)
​4 September 2018​108-2018COLS, PEBS and OPP unavailable from 23:30 Friday 7th September to 04:30 Saturday 8th September 2018 (AEST)
4 September 2018107-2018 BICON invoicing services, COLS, OPP and PEBS unavailable from 23:00 Thursday 6th September to 03:30 Friday 7th September 2018 (AEST)
3 September 2018106-2018 The Biosecurity Act 2015 – Use of infringement notices across all import pathways
31 August 2018105-2018 Changes to sulphuryl fluoride treatment requirements for Timber and timber products to take effect on 11 September 2018
29 August 2018104 -2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System and the Post Entry Biosecurity System Unavailable from 23:30 Saturday 1st September to 04:30 Sunday 2nd September 2018 (AEST)
29 August 2018103 -2018 Department phone and fax services unavailable from 19:00 Friday 31st August to 04:00 Saturday 1st September 2018 (AEST)
21 August 2018102 -2018 Department’s external websites unavailable from 22:00 Friday 31st August to 06:00 Saturday 1st September 2018 (AEST)
21 August 2018101-2018 *Resolved* - Service Disruption: COLS and PEBS payment services
21 August 2018100-2018 Assistance dogs travelling on cru​​​​​ise vessels under biosecurity control
20 August 201899-2018 Amendment to final measures for the 2018-19 Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) risk season
20 August 201898-2018 Highly compliant importer project - update
​17 August 2018​97-2018Changes to Chinese Competent Authority issuing certificates
​16 August 2018​96-2018 ​Import Processing Delays – Scheduled Outage Notification – 23:00 17 August 2018 – 05:00 18 August 2018
14 August 201895-2018 Addition of Madagascar and Saudi Arabia to list of countries able to meet Australia’s enhanced import conditions for uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn products
14 August 201894-2018 Revised advice for aircraft operators about assistance dogs
13 August 201893-2018 COLS services impacted from 23:00 Friday 17th August to 02:00 Saturday 18th August 2018 (AEST)
13 August 201892-2018 BICON Scheduled Outage from 22:40 Saturday 18th August to 05:30 Sunday 19th August 2018 (AEST) - CANCELLED
​13 August 2018​91-2018COLS and PEBS unavailable from 01:00 to 06:00 Wednesday 15th August 2018 (AEST)
10 August 201890-2018 Planned maintenance of department’s website from 21:00 to 23:00 Tuesday 14th August 2018 (AEST)
8 August 201889-2018 Final measures for the 2018-19 Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) risk season
​3 August 2018​88-2018COLS services impacted from 21:00 Sunday 5th August to 02:30 Monday 6th August 2018 (AEST)
1 August 201887-2018 BICON Scheduled Outage from 21:00 Sunday 5th August to 02:00 Monday 6th August (AEST)
30 July 201886-2018 Payment Services Restored in PEBS, COLS, OPP, MARS as of 08:00 Tuesday 31th July 2018 (AEST)
30 July 2018​85-2018​​Service disruption: Clients unable to make payments in PEBS, COLS, OPP, MARS from 15:00 Monday 30th July 2018 (AEST)
30 July 201884-2018 Urgent maintenance of department’s website from 17:00 to 21:00 Monday 30th July 2018 (AEST)
30 July 201883-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Issues with invoices being issued for Imported Cargo only (AIMS)
27 July 201882-2018 BICON Scheduled Maintenance from 00:30 to 04:30 Saturday 4th August (AEST)​ - CANCELLED
27 July 201881-2018 Post Entry Biosecurity System Unavailable 21:00 to 23:00 Tuesday 31st July 2018 (AEST)​​
​27 July 2018​80-2018New import conditions for breaded, battered and crumbed prawns
26 July 201879-2018 Cost recovery charges for diagnostic services for specific consignments
25 July 201878-2018 BICON Scheduled Maintenance from 23:30 Tuesday 31st July to 02:10 Wednesday 1st August (AEST)
23 July 201877-2018 Draft measures for 2018-19 Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) risk season
​20 July 2018​76-2018Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 21:30 to 22:15 Friday 20th July 2018 (AEST)
18 July 201875-2018 BICON online payment portal has been re-enabled as of 04:50 Friday 13th July (AEST)
17 July 201874-2018 Advisory notice - Vessel inspection arrangements for Ozone ballast water treatment systems
12 July 201873-2018 BICON website outage for five hours and twenty minutes from 23:30 Thursday 12th July to 04:50 Friday 13th July (AEST)
12 July 201872-2018 Changes to import conditions to take effect 25 July 2018
10 July 201871-2018 Highly compliant importer project
​9 July 2018​70-2018 ​Changes to import conditions for consignments of oversize tyres
6 July 201869-2018 Introduced inspection of cooked prawns - Updated
4 July 201868-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 21:00 to 21:45 Wednesday 4th July 2018 (AEST)
25 June 201867-2018 BICON external website outage for 30 minutes from 20:00 to 20:30 Wednesday 27th June (AEST) and BICON online payments unavailable from 20:30 Wednesday 27th June (AEST) until further notice
25 June 201866-2018 BICON System Maintenance from 6:30am Saturday 30 June to 01:00am Sunday 1 July 2018 (AEST)
25 June 201865-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System, Maritime Arrivals Reporting System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 6:30 to 18:30 on Saturday 30 June 2018 (AEST)
25 June 201864-2018 Successful implementation of Phase 2 – Automatic Entry Processing reform
21 June 201863-2018 Mandatory offshore treatment for consignments of used or aged oversize tyres
19 June 201862-2018 No import permit, goods will be exported
19 June 201861-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System – Services Impacted 19:00 Friday 22nd June to 03:00 Saturday 23rd June 2018 (AEST)
18 June 201860-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 23:30 Monday 18th June to 01:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018 (AEST)
18 June 201859-2018 BICON services will be impacted between 23:30 Monday 18th June to 01:30 Tuesday 19th June 2018 (AEST)
18 June 201858-2018 Agriculture Import Management System Unavailable 19:00 Friday 22 June 2018 to 03:00 Saturday 23 June 2018 (AEST)
15 June 201857-2018 Preparation for the 2018-2019 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk season
15 June 201856-2018 Scheduled maintenance of department’s website 20:00 Friday 15th June to 08:00 Saturday 16th June 2018 (AEST)
14 June 201855-2018 Introduction of a new Inspection direction as part of Automatic Entry Processing reform effecting Class 1 and 2 Approved Arrangement sites
14 June 201854-2018 Changes under the Automatic Entry Processing reform affecting approved arrangements managing non-commodity concerns
12 June 201853-2018 Email configuration change for broker class approved arrangements Class 19.1 Approved Arrangement: Non-commodity for containerised cargo (NCCC) and Class 19.2 Approved Arrangement: Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM)
6 June 201852-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 23:30 Friday 8th June to 04:30 Saturday 9th June 2018 (AEST)
6 June 201851-2018 BICON services will be impacted between 23:30 Friday 8th June to 04:30 Saturday 9th June 2018 (AEST)
6 June 201850-2018 System changes that may impact your eligibility for clearing goods under the Compliance-Based Inspection Scheme
5 June 201849-2018 BICON services will be impacted between 23:30 Wednesday 6th June to 01:30 Thursday 7th June 2018 (AEST)
5 June 201848-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 23:30 Wednesday 6th June to 01:30 Thursday 7th June 2018 (AEST)
4 June 201847-2018 Clearance of Fresh Cut Flowers and Foliage consignments for the Queen’s Birthday long weekend
4 June 201846-2018 Update to Class 19.2 Approved Arrangement: Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM) requirements (effective 23 June 2018)
​31 May 2018​45-2018BICON services will be impacted between 23:30 Thursday 31st May to 01:30 Friday 1st June 2018 (AEST)
30 May 201844-2018 Introduced inspection of cooked prawns
30 May 201843-2018 Changes to breaded, battered and crumbed prawn import conditions
​29 May 2018​42-2018Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 23:30 Thursday 31st May to 01:30 Friday 1st June 2018 (AEST)
4 May 201841-2018 Conclusion of Burnt Pine Longicorn (BPL) Beetle Vessel Inspections
​3 May 2018​40-2018Conclusion of the 2017-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season
1 May 201839-2018 Key dates for Class 19.1 Approved Arrangement: Non-commodity for containerised cargo (NCCC) and Class 19.2 Approved Arrangement: Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM) reform
13 April 201838-2018 Entomological services for imported cut flowers and foliage
9 April 201837-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable from 20:00 to 23:59 Wednesday 11th April 2018 (AEST)
6 April 201836-2018 Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) system will be unavailable from 20:00 to 23:00 (AEST) on Monday 9th April 2018
4 April 201835-2018 Maritime National Coordination Centre – Change of Operating Hours and New Contact Arrangements
3 April 201834-2018 Industry survey seeking feedback on biosecurity decisions
3 April 201833-2018 Conditionally non-prohibited goods that arrive without an import permit
29 March 201832-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System (COLS) payment issue resolved
29 March 201831-2018 Integrated Cargo System (ICS) unavailable 01:00 (AEDT) to 04:00 (AEST) Sunday 1st April 2018
23 March 201830-2018 BICON will be unavailable 21:00 Tuesday 27th March to 01:00 Wednesday 28th March 2018 (AEDT)
23 March 201829-2018 COLS lodgement pre-payments through third-party cargo logistics software
23 March 201828-2018 Increase to the cost recovery charge for Vessels (>25m) arrival
22 March 201827-2018 Post Entry Biosecurity System unavailable 14:00 Saturday 24th March to 01:00 Sunday 25th March 2018 (AEDT)
20 March 201826-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System Unavailable from 14:00 Saturday 24th March to 14:00 Sunday 25th March 2018 (AEDT)
14 March 201825-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season 2017-18 - Amended process for LCL containerised goods from Italy
14 March 201824-2018 Class 19.2 Approved Arrangement: Automatic Entry Processing for Commodities (AEPCOMM) policy update
8 March 201823-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season 2017-18 Mandatory treatment for goods shipped via sea cargo from Italy
6 March 201822-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 21:00 Friday 9th March to 02:00 Saturday 10th March 2018 (AEDT)
6 March 201821-2018 BICON services will be impacted from 21:00 Friday 9th March to 02:00 Saturday 10th March 2018 (AEDT)
23 February 201820-2018 Revised Assessment and Inspection Arrangements for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Vessels
23 February 201819-2018 Potential Disruption to Department of Agriculture and Water Resources IT System – 19:00 Friday, 2 March to 20:00 Monday, 5 March 2018 (AEDT)
23 February 201818-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources GAS/CAL processing delays resolved 23 February 2018
16 February 201817-2018 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources GAS/CAL processing delays 16 February 2018
14 February 201816-2018 AQIS Entity Identifier (AEI) requirements for sulfuryl fluoride (SF) treated consignments from Italy
14 February 201815-2018 Implementation of new import conditions for fresh cut flowers and foliage from 1 March 2018
9 February 201814-2018 Addition of Indonesia to list of countries able to meet Australia’s enhanced import conditions for uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn products
5 February 201813-2018 Additional inspection requirements for consignments of kiwifruit from Italy
2 February 201812-2018 Reminder of Packing Declaration Requirement Changes
31 January 201811-2018 Documentation for citrus from Egypt
30 January 201810-2018 Commencement of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Vessel Assessment and Inspection Arrangements 2018
30 January 201809​-2018 Bulk Cargo and Containerised Fertiliser Assessment and Management Polices
01 February 201808-2018 BICON will be unavailable 20:00 Saturday 3rd February to 01:00 Sunday 4th February 2018 (AEDT)
29 January 201807-2018 Addition of the United States of America to list of countries able to meet Australia’s enhanced import conditions for uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn products
19 January 201806-2018 Commencement of Asian Gypsy Moth Vessel Assessment and Inspection Arrangements 2018
​18 January 2018​05-2018 Cargo Online Lodgement System, Cargo Workflow Management System, Post Entry Biosecurity System and Online Payment Service Unavailable 20:00 Wednesday 24th January to 20:30 Wednesday 24th January 2018 (AEDT)​
16 January 201804-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season 2017-18 Mandatory treatment for containerised goods from Italy​
15 January 201803-2018 BICON will be unavailable 20:00 Friday 19th January to 03:30 Saturday 20th January 2018 (AEDT)
15 January 201802-2018 Consultation on the Biosecurity Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2017 closes on 30 January 2018
12 January 201801-2018 Market access for non-retorted pig meat from New Zealand