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Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2016

NumberTitle of Release
2016/01 (140KB PDF)​Rollover of DIBP Digital Certificate and email address change

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2015

NumberTitle of Release
2015/05 (89.1KB PDF)​Preparing for 1 July
​2015/04 (193KB PDF) ​Integrated Cargo System (ICS) Customs Interactive and ICS Prints
​​​​​​​2015/03 (103KB PDF)​Customs Type 3 Digital Certificate Replacement Final Notice
2015/02 (103KB PDF)​Customs Type 3 Digital Certificate Replacement
2015/01 (103KB PDF)​CTO Underbond Change

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2014

NumberTitle of Release
2014/03 (103KB PDF)Information for Import/Export Data Reports
2014/02Customs Type 3 Digital Certificate Final notice
2014/01 (216KB PDF)Customs Type 3 Digital Certificate Rollover

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2013

NumberTitle of Release
2013/06 (155KB PDF)Register your interest in attending joint ACBPS and DAFF Information Sessions
2013/05 (150KB PDF)Essential Information for Import Reports
2013/04 (109KB PDF)Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) and use with the ICS
2013/03 (119KB PDF)ICS Business Continuity Planning – Document Lifespan
2013/02 (115KB PDF)Alternate Part-Shipment Model
2013/01 (120KB PDF)Revised Hours of Operation of the Customs Information and Support Centre (CI&SC) (Replaces 2008/08)

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2012

NumberTitle of Release
2012/20 (115KB PDF)All securities and carnets business transactions now administered by the National Temporary Imports & Securities (NTIS) section
2012/19 (104KB PDF)ICS messaging issues related to refund holds
2012/18 (147KB PDF)Sea Cargo Status - Service Levels (Replaces 2009/05)
2012/17 (190KB PDF)CCF Remediation Go Live, Identity Data Refresh and Certificate Maintenance Shutdown
2012/16 (104KB PDF)Requests to schedule examinations with Programmed Cargo Examinations
2012/15 (113KB PDF)Change to NSW application process for Form B959
2012/14 (115KB PDF)Changes to Customs Debt Management Processes
2012/13 (121KB PDF)Customs Connect Facility Remediation Project Delayed
2012/12 (150KB PDF) Centralisation of Manual Postal Import Declaration Processing (Replaces ACCA 2011/11)
2012/11 (160KB PDF)Changes to manual clearances of shipper/importer owned empty containers and related accessories/equipment
2012/10 (173KB PDF)CCF Remediation Identity Data Refresh and Certificate Maintenance Shutdown
2012/09 (114KB PDF)Change to Dumping and/or Countervailing Securities administration
2012/08 (138KB PDF)

ICS Business Continuity Plans (BCP)

2012/07 (117KB PDF)Customs Connect Facility Remediation Project and Industry Information Sessions
2012/06 (114KB PDF)Establishment of Trade Advice Centre in Melbourne
2012/05 (106KB PDF)

Customs Type 3 Digital Certificate Rollover

2012/04 (314KB PDF) Access Changes to the Sea Cargo Manifest List Screen
2012/03 (105KB PDF)New Contact Details for Direct Debit Requests and ICS EFT client
authorisation function
2012/02 (110KB PDF)Changes to administering low value end-use Securities
2012/01 (124KB PDF)A Risk Based Approach to administering Securities

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2011

NumberTitle of Release
2011/13 (103KB PDF)Reminder of Industry obligations in relation to Idle and Revoked Export Declaration Numbers (EDN) and Consolidated Reference Numbers (CRN) and Unfinalised Import Declarations
2011/12 (102KB PDF)Changes to Processing Post Delivery Amendments

2011/11

Transfer of Postal Import Declarations function in Victoria - Effective from 3 October 2011 - This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA2012/12.

2011/10 (105KB PDF)Secure Electronic Data Interchange (SEDI) Application
2011/09 (113KB PDF)Cargo Reporting Timeliness (updated 24 April 2013)
2011/08 (115KB PDF)Department of Immigration and Border Protection Compliance Information Sessions - Reschedule Notice
2011/07 (213KB PDF)Release of Postal Articles from Customs Control - New Procedures
2011/06 (112KB PDF)Deployment of the Re-cycled Master Air Waybill (MAWB) Solution
2011/05 (124KB PDF)Department of Immigration and Border Protection Compliance Information Sessions
2011/04 (115KB PDF)Improved Cargo Support website live
2011/03 (115KB PDF

EDI Client Registrations

2011/02 (118KB PDF)Digital Certificate Renewals
2011/01 (114KB PDF) Preparation of documents for Self Assessed Clearances

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2010

NumberTitle of Release
2010/13 (126KB ODF) Incoterms 2010
2010/12 (106KB PDF)Department of Immigration and Border Protection IT Infrastructure refresh work program
2010/11 (112KB PDF)

IT Infrastructure Technology refresh work program and Current support arrangements for CSI - IT Infrastructure Technology refresh work program

2010/10 (125KB PDF)Transfer of the Tariff Advice function from Queensland and Northern Territory to NSW
2010/09 (109KB PDF)CCF Email Gateway Type 3 Digital Certificate Rollover 2010
2010/08 (112KB PDF)Customs Type 3 digital certificate rollover
2010/07 (265KB PDF)

Re-use of Master Air Waybill Numbers

2010/07 (447KB PDF)

Associated document ACCA 2010/07 - MAWB re-use workaround

2010/06 (110KB PDF)New arrangements for tablet press permits
2010/05 (447KB PDF)Transfer of the Tariff Advice function from Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania to Victoria
2010/04 (110KB PDF)

Cargo Support Website Review – Online survey

2010/03 (116KB PDF)AQIS - S-Cargo - Giant African Snail Cargo Clearance Project - 2nd Queensland Trial
2010/02 (114KB PDF)AQIS - S-Cargo - Giant African Snail Cargo Clearance Project - Queensland Trial
2010/01Requests to schedule examinations with Programmed Cargo Examinations. - This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA 2012/16.

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2009

NumberTitle of Release
2009/05Sea Cargo Status - Service Levels (replacing ACCA 2008/13) - This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA 2012/18.
2009/04 (192KB PDF)Sea Cargo Inspection and Examination (replacing ACCA 2008/12)
2009/03 (112KB PDF)Compliance Monitoring Program
2009/02 (199KB PDF)AQIS Service Fee Indicator on the ICS EFT Payment Report

2009/01 (126KB PDF)

Sea Impending Arrival reference file now available in .csv format

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2008

NumberTitle of Release
2008/13Sea Cargo Status - Service Levels - This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA 2009/05.
2008/12Sea Cargo Inspection and Examination Arrangements - This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA 2009/04.
2008/11 (83KB PDF)Improving certainty of consolidated status in the ICS
2008/10 Integrated Cargo System Information Sessions
2008/09 (97KB PDF)Customs Type 3 Digital Certificate Rollover
2008/08Changes to Hours of Operation for Customs Information & Support Centre (CISC) - This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA 2013/01
2008/07 (104KB PDF)Delivery Point Release Request
2008/06 (97KB PDF)Declaration Status Advice (DSA) Message
2008/05 (97KB PDF)Air Cargo Underbond Validation Changes
2008/04 (96KB PDF)ICS outage notification for final phase of IT transition
2008/03 (96KB PDF)New Integrated Cargo System Regular Outage Window
2008/02 (111KB PDF)ICS Outage Notification for IT Transition
2008/01 (148KB PDF)Export Cargo Repositioned by Sea

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2007

NumberTitle of Release
2007/27 (190KB PDF)Responsible Party and Reporting Party
2007/26 (162KB PDF)

ICS Industry Test – Data Refresh

2007/25 (197KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan - TAS workshop
2007/24 (137KB PDF)New client search functionality in the ICS
2007/23 (110KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan WA Workshops
2007/22 (91KB PDF)Returned Goods - Transport and Insurance Costs
2007/21 (105KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan - SA and NT workshops
2007/20 (95KB PDF)A New IT Environment for Customs
2007/19 (121KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan - VIC Workshops
2007/18 (112KB PDF)Self Assessed Clearance Declarations with Payment Options
2007/17 (109KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - New Date Formats
2007/16 (123KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan - Qld Workshops
2007/15 (112KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan - NSW Workshops
2007/14 (103KB PDF)Type 3 Digital Certificate Rollover
2007/13 (94KB PDF)Unsolicited (Spam) email filtering
2007/12 (101KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Business Continuity Plan
2007/11 (115KB PDF)Sea Impending Arrival Reference File
2007/10 (93KB PDF)Delivery of Warehoused Goods for Home Consumption

2007/09

ICS Hard Copy Prints - Post Implementation (This ACCA has been replaced by ACCA 2008/07)
2007/08 (119KB PDF)Sea Cargo Reports - Amending Key Identifiers (UPDATE to ACCA 07/01) (refer to ACCA 08/08 for changes to CI & SC operating hours
2007/07 (98KB PDF)ICS Hard Copy Prints - End of Victoria and Tasmania Pilot
2007/06 (105KB PDF)Use of the freight forwarder indicator for cargo reporting
2007/05 (142KB PDF)Service level approach to sea cargo status (refer to ACCA 08/08 for changes to CI & SC operating times)
2007/04 (99KB PDF)Deficient consignee holds on cargo reports
2007/03 (117KB PDF)ICS Hard Copy Prints - Victoria and Tasmania Pilot
2007/02 (105KB PDF)Air Part-Shipment Phase 1 Release
2007/01 (112KB PDF)Sea Cargo Reports - Amending Key Identifiers

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2006

NumberTitle of Release
2006/28 (111KB PDF)Post Warrant Amendments and data extractions after the decommissioning of COMPILE
2006/27Integrated Cargo System Business Continuity Plan (This ACCA has been superseded by ACCA 2007/12)
2006/26 (116KB PDF)Reproductions of Customs documents by industry software
2006/25 (104KB PDF)New Diagnostic Facility in the ICS - Air Cargo Manifest Search/List
2006/24 (102KB PDF)Air part-shipment phase 1 release
2006/23 (92KB PDF)Country code for North Korea
2006/22 (93KB PDF)Customs Type 3 digital certificate rollover
2006/21 (101KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System - Imports Override Release Procedures
2006/20 (103KB PDF)New Diagnostic Facility in the ICS
2006/19 (106KB PDF)Changes to Ocean Bill of Lading Reconciliation (Phase 2)
2006/18 (103KB PDF)Import Declaration Amendments where Goods Delivered = Y
2006/17 (95KB PDF)Expiry of Type 3 Digital Certificates
2006/16 (101KB PDF)Section 71E Movement Permission Application for Break Bulk Cargo
2006/15 (94KB PDF)Customs Broker Licence Renewals
2006/14 (294KB PDF)Changes to the Customs Interactive login screens
2006/13Changes to Ocean Bill of Lading Reconciliation (Revoked as at 17 April 2013)
2006/12 (104KB PDF)Moratorium on cargo reporting ends
2006/11 (88KB PDF)Import Declaration - Maximum tariff lines
2006/10 (271KB PDF)Tips for Customs Interactive users
2006/09 (139KB PDF)New Diagnostic facilities in the ICS
2006/08 (137KB PDF)Express Import Declaration
2006/07 (139KB PDF)New Diagnostic facilities in the ICS
2006/06 (199KB PDF)Ex-warehouse Declaration Nature 30 - treatment of warehouse marks and numbers. Includes attachment A: N30 Authority to Deal and attachment B: Sample ex-bond request
2006/05 (94KB PDF)Treatment Of Compile Entries At Compile Turn Off
2006/04 (110KB PDF)Refunds And Post Warrant Amendments After Compile Turn Off
2006/03 (103KB PDF)Duty Drawback After COMPILE Turnoff
2006/02 (105KB PDF)Import declaration - sea cargo report matching
2006/01 (139KB PDF) COMPILE close down

Australian Customs Cargo Advices 2005

NumberTitle of Release
2005/10 (148KB PDF)Turning off COMPILE
2005/09 (350KB PDF)Conditional Clear (CONDCLEAR) Status
2005/08 (139KB PDF)Clearance of LCL Ocean Bills
2005/07 (136KB PDF)Policy covering movement of cargo through domestic terminals
2005/06 (140KB PDF)Integrated Cargo System Reports
2005/05 134KB PDF)FCX Cargo
2005/04 (141KB PDF)Import Declaration related prints
2005/03 (136KB PDF)Contingency Cleared Sea Cargo
2005/02 (137KB PDF)Underbond Movement of Air Part Shipments
2005/01 (137KB PDF)The need for Cargo Advices