Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season
It has been advised that the 2017-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug season is now officially over.  Please note however that shipments sent prior to the 30th April 2018 will still be subject to measures. Measures are no longer in place for shipments departing after 30th April 2018. Whilst there is no confirmation at this point, we are expecting the 2018-2019 Season to start around September 2018 – we will keep everyone updated accordingly. Click her

New Legislation – Imports of New, Small, Spark Ignition Engines

New Legislation – Imports of New, Small, Spark Ignition Engines
The Australian Government have introduced new emissions standards for new small spark-ignition engines outdoor power equipment (such as lawn mowers, chainsaws and generators) and spark-ignition marine engines.  Note, this new legislation does NOT relate to importations of used equipment or the importation of equipment with diesel powered motors. Effective 1st July 2018 only products meeting the new emissions standards can be imported into Australia.

Biosecurity Import Permit

Biosecurity Import Permit
Department of Agriculture have advised that effective 9th April, goods imported into Australia that require a Biosecurity Import Permit and are imported without a valid permit, will not be permitted entry into Australia – rather will be directed for either re-export or disposal by an approved method. This new requirement includes goods that are imported whilst the permit application process is still on going. Previous to this, Biosecurity had allowed go...