FTA

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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:

  • 15 April 2024 : SENATE COMMITTEE ACCEPTS FTA / APSA SUBMISSION ADDRESSING THE BIOSECURITY PROTECTION LEVY & TERMINAL ACCESS CHARGES [...]
  • 11 April 2024 : FTA / APSA SUBMISSION TO SENATE COMMITTEE - BIOSECURITY PROTECTION LEVY & TERMINAL ACCESS CHARGES [...]
  • 10 April 2024 : SIMPLIFIED TRADE SYSTEM - THIRD ROUND OF CONSULTATION [...]
  • 9 April 2024 : NEW GLOBAL MEASURES - AVOIDANCE OF CONTAMINATION OF CONTAINERS (UPDATE 12) - COMMISSION ON PHYTOSANITARY MEASURES (CPM) RECOMMENDATIONS [...]
  • 8 April 2024 : Port of Newcastle Compensation Payment Valued at $13 million [...]
  • 28 March 2024 : ICS Digital Certificate Renewals [...]
  • 21 March 2024 : Spotlight returns on convoluted port privatisation saga [...]
  • 8 March 2024 : Victorian Ports Minister advocates for a "Mandatory Code" to oversee stevedore TACs - Building Momentum for Reform [...]
  • 8 March 2024 : Import Document Assessment Delays [...]
  • 4 March 2024 : Escalation of Biosecurity Protection Levy (BPL) three-point plan [...]
  • 29 February 2024 : FTA / APSA submission on Amending the Australian Postal Corporation (Performance Standards) Regulations 2019 [...]
  • 28 February 2024 : FTA / APSA appointed to Sustainable Biosecurity Funding Advisory Panel [...]
  • 19 February 2024 : Biosecurity Protection Levy - FTA / APSA proposal for a three point plan [...]
  • 23 January 2024 : Nikkei Asia - Australian port dispute brings increasing pain to economy [...]
  • 19 January 2024 : FTA / APSA advocacy for 30 day notice periods for the introduction of shipping line surcharges [...]
  • 8 January 2024 : ACCC examines the impact on competition of vertical integration by shipping lines [...]
  • 5 January 2024 : Patrick increase Landside and Ancillary Charges [...]
  • 10 December 2023 : FTA / APSA call for intervention on Terminal Access Charges [...]
  • 4 December 2023 : FTA / APSA Submission - Aviation Green Paper - Toward 2050 [...]
  • 11 November 2023 : CYBER SECURITY - UPDATE 2 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY [...]
  • 8 November 2023 : INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPETITION LAW REFORM – UPDATE 3 : Victorian Ports Minister supports FTA / APSA advocacy for reform [...]
  • 7 November 2023 : FTA / APSA media release - Federal Government must intervene to control spiralling supply chain costs [...]
  • 1 November 2023 : NEW GLOBAL MEASURES - AVOIDANCE OF CONTAMINATION OF CONTAINERS (UPDATE 11) - FTA / APSA SUBMISSION TO THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION CONVENTION (IPPC) [...]
  • 1 November 2023 : DP WORLD EXORBITANT INCREASE TO LANDSIDE FEES - 1 JAN 2024 [...]
  • 31 October 2023 : Discussion Paper on Self-Assessed Clearances (SAC) Cost Recovery [...]
  • 19 October 2023 : INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPETITION LAW REFORM – UPDATE 2 : Invitation to join Container Shipping Performance Working Group meeting [...]
  • 17 October 2023 : INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING COMPETITION LAW REFORM – UPDATE 1 : FTA/APSA MEETING WITH TREASURY TASKFORCE [...]
  • 6 October 2023 : FTA / Submission - Maritime Emissions Reduction National Action Plan (MERNAP) Issues Paper: Regulation & Standards [...]
  • 3 October 2023 : FTA / APSA Submission - Review of the National Freight & Supply Chain Strategy [...]
  • 25 September 2023 : PORT OF MELBOURNE PORT CAPACITY ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (PCEP) STAGE ONE COMPLETION & FEEDBACK [...]

 

 

 

 

"I am grateful for the Freight Trade Association and its member’s continued collaboration with the department."

Senator The Hon. Murray Watt
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

"Thanks Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) for your great work advocating for our importers, exporters, customs brokers, freight forwarders, logistics service providers and industry groups."

Senator The Hon. Bridget McKenzie
Shadow Minister for Infrastructure

"Paul Zalai - it was wonderful to meet with you and Bianca Flint and discuss the significant role that the Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and Australian Peak Shippers Association Inc play in supporting dynamic supply chains to facilitate the international trade that is so critical to Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry"

Adam Fennessy PSM
Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

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