The Australian Peak Shippers Association has elected a new Chair at its 30th Annual General Meeting on Thursday August 27th.
Victoria International Container Terminal has increased their infrastructure surcharge following an increase by DP World in May and Hutchinson in Brisbane who have increased fees by almost 100 per cent.
The Department of Home Affairs, which manages revenue and payment of liabilities on imports, has confirmed that they will consider requests for payment plans and other leniency measures related to COVID-19. Read more
There have been about 50 flights a day of passenger planes filled only with freight leaving and arriving in Australia over the past week, according to the Federal Government. Read more
The $125 million Port of Melbourne’s Port Rail Transformation Project (PRTP) is set to go ahead and take effect on June 1 this year.
Melissa Horne, Minister for Ports and Freight has written to the Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) following its advocacy against DP World increasing access charges scheduled for Melbourne and Brisbane. Read more
The Freight and Trade Alliance (FTA) has appointed a new head of border and biosecurity. Read more
The Australian Transport and Infrastructure Council has affirmed the critical role the freight sector plays in providing essential supplies of food, medicine or other goods. Read more
The logistics, transport and supply chain are deemed as essential services that must resume operation despite national restrictions. Read more