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APSA

Reports & Submissions



FTA and APSA engage closely regulators and key sectors of Australian commerce in advocating for reforms - a summary of formal reports and submissions are provided below:

  • 14 October 2021 : SIMPLIFIED TRADE SYSTEM - SEEKING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH [...]
  • 1 October 2021 : REGULATION IS REQUIRED TO REPLACE THE INSANITY OF A VOLUNTARY REGIME [...]
  • 29 September 2021 : FTA SUBMISSION - GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (REVIEW OF LOW VALUE IMPORTED GOODS) [...]
  • 27 September 2021 : "Blatantly aggressive strike action" - ongoing waterfront Protected Industrial Action [...]
  • 23 September 2021 : ACCC investigation into container shipping anti-competitive practices [...]
  • 18 September 2021 : Biosecurity Amendment (Enhanced Risk Management) Bill 2021 [provisions] [...]
  • 17 September 2021 : SHIPPING COMPETITION REFORM AUSTRALIAS ROLE IN INTERNATIONAL ADVOCACY ACTIVITY [...]
  • 8 September 2021 : FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHIPPING REVIEW [...]
  • 6 September 2021 : NSW / VIC port related regulatory reviews [...]
  • 2 September 2021 : GSF - CONTAINER SHIPPING MARKET QUARTERLY REVIEW (QUARTER 2, 2021) [...]
  • 27 August 2021 : IFAM - Emergency freight support extended to help Australian businesses [...]
  • 18 August 2021 : REVIEW OF GST ON LOW VALUE GOODS [...]
  • 5 August 2021 : Patrick Terminals - introduction of a Weight Amendment Fee at East Swanson Dock [...]
  • 4 August 2021 : Streamlining excise administration for fuel and alcohol [...]
  • 2 August 2021 : FTA / APSA CALL FOR A FORMAL SHIPPING REVIEW & FEDERAL MARITIME REGULATOR [...]
  • 19 July 2021 : FTA / APSA ADVOCACY - ATTORNEY GENERAL WATERFRONT INDUSTRIAL ACTION [...]
  • 30 June 2021 : UPDATE 1 - PATRICK INDUSTRIAL ACTION (meeting with Patrick executive) [...]
  • 28 June 2021 : URGENT INTERVENTION REQUIRED TO PREVENT SUPPLY-CHAIN CRISIS [...]
  • 22 June 2021 : FTA/APSA ADVOCACY UPDATE STEVEDORE - TERMINAL ACCESS CHARGESĀ  [...]
  • 18 June 2021 : Update on Simplified Trade System Implementation Taskforce [...]
  • 10 June 2021 : ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF DISRUPTIVE EVENTS [...]
  • 10 June 2021 : FTA / APSA ADVOCACY - CALL FOR A FORMAL REVIEW AND A FEDERAL MARITIME REGULATOR [...]
  • 3 June 2021 : FTA/APSA MEMBER ADVOCACY UPDATE - CANBERRA 2 & 3 JUNE 2021 [...]
  • 20 May 2021 : USA Congress to Adopt Shipping Act Reforms in Response to Unprecedented Disruption to the Ocean Shipping Network [...]
  • 4 May 2021 : BIOSECURITY FUNDING AND REFORM TO FEATURE IN THE UPCOMING FEDERAL BUDGET [...]
  • 3 May 2021 : FTA / CGT LAW FORMAL SUBMISSION FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH ISRAEL [...]
  • 29 April 2021 : FTA / APSA ESCALATE ADVOCACY ON STEVEDORE & EMPTY CONTAINER PARK ACCESS CHARGES [...]
  • 20 April 2021 : TRIAL SCHEME - FASTER BIOSECURITY BORDER CLEARANCE [...]
  • 19 April 2021 : FTA / CGT LAW FORMAL SUBMISSION AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY INTO EXPANDING MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMPREHENSIVE AND PROGRESSIVE AGREEMENT FOR TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP [...]
  • 19 April 2021 : REQUEST FOR INPUT - ISRAEL TRADE AND INVESTMENT FEASIBILITY STUDY [...]

 

 

 

 

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