DoA Update

Management of LCL and FAK containers during the 2019-20 BMSB Risk Season

The 2019-20 BMSB Risk season commences on Sunday 1 September 2019.

Further to previous updates in AFIF Bulletins and AFIF Weekly News.

Following are the latest updates from DoA on the BMSB Risk Seasonal Measures, including webpages and links:

  • Management of LCL/FAK containers during the 2019-20 BMSB risk season
  • 2019-20 BMSB Season Lodgement  - including Master Consolidator Declaration Form now live on DoA BMSB webpage
  • Preparing to import goods during the 2019-20 BMSB season

DoA Latest Update 

Under the 2019-20 BMSB seasonal measures, Less than Container Load (LCL) consignments and Freight of All Kinds (FAK) containers with target high risk goods, will be managed at the container level and new reporting requirements by Master Consolidators for LCL/FAK containers will be required as published through Industry Advice Notice 89-2019  (Final measures for the 2019-20 BMSB risk season).  

New DoA BMSB webpage content on Management of LCL/FAK containers during the 2019-20 BMSB risk season  

  • How will LCL/FAK containers be managed this season?
  • How do I register as a Master Consolidator?
  • How do I apply to become an AIMS Account Client?
  • What are the declaration options for LCL/FAK containers?
  • How do I complete the BMSB Master Consolidator Declaration Form?
  • What is the process for LCL/FAK containers with target high risk goods shipped via non-target risk countries?
  • What are my responsibilities under the 2019-20 BMSB risk season?
  • Managing expected onshore delays
  • Managing the onshore risk
  • Where can I get further information? 

New DoA BMSB webpage content on 2019-20 BMSB Season Lodgement    

Master Consolidators are required to register with DoA, to enable the Master Consolidator Declaration Form to be submitted for each FAK/LCL container. If you are a consolidator and are yet to register as a Master Consolidator and obtain a MCID Number, you should do so ASAP.

All registered Master Consolidators have been sent an email for access to the Master Consolidator Declaration Form which has gone live on the DoA BMSB webpage today.

  • 2019-20 BMSB risk season lodgements
  • How do I register for a Master Consolidator Identification (MC ID) number?
  • How do I register for the BMSB Offshore Treatment Providers Scheme?
  • How do I Lodge a Master Consolidator Declaration form?
  • Common Master Consolidator Declaration lodgement questions
  • How to do I lodge an Offshore Treatment Provider certificate? 

New DoA BMSB webpage content on Preparing to import goods during the 2019-20 BMSB season

The information provided on this page is to assist industry stakeholders prior to the importation of goods during the BMSB risk season  

  • Are my goods subject to the seasonal measures?
  • Check if certain goods maybe exempt from the seasonal measures
  • Check if your goods require treatment under the seasonal measures
  • Check if your goods require mandatory offshore treatment prior to arrival into Australia
  • What do I need to do if my goods require mandatory offshore treatment?
  • What happens if the offshore treatment provider is suspended? 
  • What do I need to do after my goods have been treated offshore?
  • Check if a post treatment window applies to your goods
  • How do offshore treatment providers lodge treatment certificates?
  • What if my goods will tranship through a target risk country?
  • What if my goods will transit through a target risk country?
  • What about goods that arrive and discharge in Australia, to be transhipped to another country?
  • What happens if my goods don’t meet the seasonal requirements?
  • Templates for documentary evidence
  • BMSB Sealing Declaration 
  • BMSB 120 hour Tranship/ Transit declaration by Road
  • BMSB 120 hour Tranship/ Transit declaration by Sea
  • BMSB NUFT documentation requirements
  • Further information

DoA advise they will be releasing a range of Factsheets soon. 

AFIF will keep members informed of developments.

Regards  

AFIF Team