Import Industry Advice RSS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/ en 36-2024: Urgent Scheduled Outage: Friday 01 March 2024 - BICON https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/36-2024 1 March 2024 Who does this notice affect? All clients required to use the department’s Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) system during this planned maintenance period. Information Due to urgent system maintenance, BICON users may experience several intermittent outages from 14:30 to 16:30 Friday 01 March 2024 (AEDT). Action Users are advised to frequently save any in-progress permit applications during this maintenance period. 35-2024: Unplanned Service Disruption: Friday 01 March 2024 – Biosecurity direction messaging delays https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/35-2024 1 March 2024 Who does this notice affect? All importers and brokers awaiting biosecurity directions from the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (department). Information Start time: As of: 02:30 Thursday 29 February 2024 (AEDT). Detail: The department’s Agriculture Import Management System (AIMS) is currently experiencing an unplanned service disruption, which is causing delays in the issuing of biosecurity… 34-2024: Service Disruption: Saturday 02 March to Sunday 03 March 2024 COLS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/34-2024 28 February 2024 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 maintenance period. Information Due to scheduled infrastructure maintenance, the Cargo Online Lodgement System (COLS) may experience a brief service disruption from 23:30 Saturday 02 March to 04:30 Sunday 03 March 2024 (AEDT).… 33-2024: Have Your Say – Proposed changes to the department’s Imported Inorganic Fertiliser Management Policy – Extension notice https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/33-2024 28 February 2024 Who does this notice affect? Stakeholders in the import and shipping industries – including Biosecurity Industry Participants, master consolidators, vessel masters, freight forwarders, importers, customs brokers and principle shipping agents – associated with the transport or importation of chemical or mined (inorganic) fertiliser. What has changed? The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry is undertaking external consultation… 32-2024: Scheduled Outage: Wednesday 28 February to Thursday 29 February 2024 – Import Management System and SeaPest/S-Cargo messaging https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/32-2024 27 February 2024 Who does this notice affect? All clients lodging Self Assessed Clearances All users of the below systems: S-Cargo Seasonal Pests (SeaPest) Information Due to scheduled infrastructure maintenance, the Import Management System (IMS) will be unavailable from 23:30 Wednesday 28 February to 05:00 Thursday 29 February 2024 (AEDT). During the above maintenance window, there will be messaging delays… 31-2024: Scheduled Outage: Wednesday 28 February to Thursday 29 February 2024 – COLS, MARS, OPS and PEBS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/31-2024 26 February 2024 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 maintenance period. All shipping agents or operators of maritime conveyances who will be required to report pre-arrival information during this planned maintenance period. All clients who will be required to make an online payment during this planned… 30-2024: Services Restored: Thursday 22 February 2024 – PEBS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/30-2024 22 February 2024 Who does this notice affect? All importers of plants, cats and/or dogs who are required to use the Post Entry Biosecurity System. Information Resolved time: As of: 13:10 Thursday 22 February 2024 (AEDT). Detail: The unplanned service disruption to the Post Entry Biosecurity System (PEBS) has been resolved. The backlog of invoices is now processing. Action No action required. The… 29-2024: Service Disruption: Thursday 22 February 2024 – PEBS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/29-2024 22 February 2024 Who does this notice affect? All importers of plants, cats and/or dogs who are required to use the Post Entry Biosecurity System. Information Start time: As of: 08:10 Thursday 22 February 2024 (AEDT). Detail: The Post Entry Biosecurity System (PEBS) is currently experiencing an unplanned service disruption. Clients are currently not receiving their tax invoices after paying for Post Entry Quarantine (PEQ… 28-2024: *Cancelled* Scheduled Service Disruption: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 25 February 2024 COLS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/28-2024 19 February 2024 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 maintenance period. Information The scheduled service disruption to the Cargo Online Lodgement System (COLS) will no longer occur. Action No action required. 26-2024: Service Disruption: Saturday 24 February to Sunday 25 February 2024 COLS https://www.agriculture.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/import/industry-advice/2024/26-2024 19 February 2024 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 maintenance period. Information Due to scheduled infrastructure maintenance, the Cargo Online Lodgement System (COLS) may experience a brief service disruption from 23:30 Saturday 24 February to 02:30 Sunday 25 February 2024 (AEDT). Action…