Customs & Border Protection

Notices from Australian Customs and DAFF.

Freight Forwarder and Two Other Men Charged Over Plots to Import 100kg of Methamphetamine

Freight Forwarder and Two Other Men Charged Over Plots to Import 100kg of Methamphetamine A 39-year-old freight forwarder has been charged over his alleged role in a plan to import 100 kilograms of methamphetamine from Canada. He is the third Sydney man charged following a joint Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force investigation into

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Two Men Sentenced After Smuggling Live Lizards From Australia to the United States

Two Men Have Been Sentenced for Wilfully Smuggling Native Lizards from Australia to the United States (US) The two men aged 39 and 31, pled guilty to the charge in Miami, Florida after investigations by the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Office of Law Enforcement. Both were sentenced last

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Trio Charged and 99kg of Meth Stopped from Reaching WA Over Festive Period

Trio Charged and 99kg of Meth Stopped from Reaching WA Over Festive Period The three WA men were arrested by Australian Federal Police officers on 30 December 2021 after a joint agency investigation launched when Australian Border Force officers found the drugs hidden in a 550-kilogram shipment of latex bed pillows. ABF officers in Fremantle

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140kg of Methamphetamine Concealed in Catering Equipment Seized

140kg of Methamphetamine Concealed in Catering Equipment Seized Three men have been charged by the Victorian Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (JOCTF) for an alleged attempt to import 140 kilograms of methamphetamine into Australia concealed in catering equipment. The men faced Melbourne Magistrates Court via video link on Wednesday (17 November 2021) and were remanded in

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Khapra Beetle Phases 4 and 5, and Extention of Phase 6A Measures

Khapra Beetle Phase 4 and 5 measures In early 2022, Phase 4 and Phase 5 of the khapra beetle urgent actions are expected to commence. Phase 4 will introduce revised phytosanitary certification requirements for other-risk plant products exported from all countries. Phase 5 will introduce phytosanitary certification requirements for seeds for sowing exported from all countries and arriving via

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