22 December 2020
Who does this notice affect?
All shipping agents or operators of maritime conveyances who will be required to report pre-arrival information during this planned outage.
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.
The department will be conducting urgent infrastructure maintenance from 23:00 Tuesday 22 December to 01:00 Wednesday 23 December 2020 (AEDT).
Users of the following systems may experience several intermittent outages during the maintenance window:
- Cargo Online Lodgement System (COLS)
- Maritime Arrivals Reporting System (MARS)
- Post Entry Biosecurity System (PEBS)
Clients are advised to await the completion of this maintenance period before attempting to access these services.