109-2018 - BICON, COLS and PEBS maintenance from 20:00 to 23:59 Saturday 8th September 2018 (AEST)

​​4 September 2018

Who does this notice affect?

All clients required to use the department’s Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) System.

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.


Maintenance to the department’s IT infrastructure is scheduled to occur from 20:00 to 23:59 Saturday 8th September 2018 (AEST)


No outage has been scheduled. However, users of the below systems may experience a brief (5 minute) outage at some stage during the maintenance window.

  • Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) System external website
  • Cargo Online Lodgement System / Cargo Workflow Management System (COLS / CWMS)
  • Post Entry Biosecurity System (PEBS)

Further information  

If you have any concerns or questions please contact us at Information.

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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