Directory of Logistics Regulators - Australia

Issue Area Affecting Logistics Based on Door-to-Door Delivery Agency in Charge and Contact Information
International Transport 1.  International Air freight Transport  Rights

For information relating to air traffic rights for air freight service providers. 

Designated Agency (for general information):  Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government.  
Address: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, GPO Box 594 CANBERRA ACT 2601 
Tel: +61 2 6274 6532 
Fax: +61 2 6274 6749 
Website:
http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/ 
Contact: Sam Lucas 
Email Address:
Samuel.Lucas@infrastructure.gov.au
2.  Cross-border land transit and transport rights

For information relating to cross-border transit policies and operations (if applicable) 

NOT APPLICABLE IN AUSTRALIA

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3.  International Maritime Transport rights

For information relating to vessel docking, and onward carriage of international cargo 
 
 
 

Contact details in relation to: International Liner cargo shipping regulations – conference agreements - Part 10 of the Trade Practices Act. 
Designated Agency/s:
  Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government.  
Address: GPO Box 594 CANBERRA ACT 2601 
Tel: +612 6274 7426 
Fax: +61 2 6274 7884 
Website:
http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/ports/index.aspx 
Contact: Susan Bell 
Email Address:
registrar.ls@infrastructure.gov.au
Customs & Trade Facilitation 4.  Customs Valuation, Duties, Taxes and Payment

For information for freight forwarders on payment of duties and taxes

Designated Agency/s: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service 
Address: Customs House, 5 Constitution Avenue, Canberra  
Tel: 1300 363 263 
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Website:
http://www.customs.gov.au/ 
Contact (for general inquiries relating to topic): 
Email Address:
information@customs.gov.au 

For information on valuation and rules of origin: 
Designated Agency/s: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service 
Address: Customs House, 5 Constitution Avenue, Canberra  
Tel: (02) 6275 6556  
Fax: (02) 6275 6477 
Website:
http://www.customs.gov.au/  
Contact: Valuation and Origin 
Email Address:
origin@customs.gov.au

5.  AEO Programs

For information on AEO Program policies and criteria (if applicable) 

NOT APPLICABLE IN AUSTRALIA

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6.  Customs brokerage services - Licensing

For information on permit or license associated with providing customs brokerage services

Designated Agency/s Australian Customs and Border Protection Service 
Address: 5 Constitution Avenue, CANBERRA ACT 2601 
Tel: 02 6275 5784 
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Website:
http://www.customs.gov.au/  
Contact: Broker Licensing 
Email Address:
brokers.licensing@customs.gov.au 
Domestic Regulation 7.  Market access / foreign investment – licensing

For general information on starting a foreign invested business 

Designated Agency/s:  Australian Treasury 
Address: Langton Crescent, Parkes  ACT  2600 
Tel: +61 2 6263 3795 
Fax: +61 2 6263 2940 
Website:
www.firb.gov.au 
Contact: Foreign Investment and Review Board 
Email Address:
firbenquirie@treasury.gov.au
8.  Cargo Handling – licensing/permits

For information on policies relating to cargo handling services and licensing (if applicable)

NOT APPLICABLE IN AUSTRALIA

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9.  Port Management

For information on Port Regulation including foreign investment in port management

Designated Agency/s:  See no.7 above for information on regulating investment in port management. 
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10.  Logistics – licensing

For information on licensing or permits associated with provision of logistics services (if applicable) including criteria for attaining license. 

NOT APPLICABLE IN AUSTRALIA

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11. Freight forwarding – licensing

For information on licensing or permits associated with provision of freight forwarding services (if applicable)

NOT APPLICABLE IN AUSTRALIA

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12. Domestic transport rights

For information on domestic air, land, and sea transport rights

Designated Agency (for general information):  Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. 
Address: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. 
Tel: +61 2 6274 7111 
Fax: +61 2 6274 7884 
Website:
http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/ 
Contact: Michael Sutton 
Email Address:
Michael.Sutton@infrastructure.gov.au
13. Warehousing – licensing

For information related to licensing or permit associated with the provision of warehousing services

Designated Agency/s: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service 
Address: 5 Constitution Avenue, CANBERRA ACT 2601  
Tel: 1300 363 263 
Fax: 02 6275 6847 
Website:
http://www.customs.gov.au/  
Contact (for general inquiries relating to topic): Warehouse and Depot Licensing 
Email Address:
licensing@customs.gov.au
14. Postal Permits (if applicable)

For postal related information if applicable to the operation of logistics business 

NOT APPLICABLE IN AUSTRALIA

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15.  Vehicle operation

For information related to motor vehicle registration and licensing for commercial purposes

Motor vehicle licensing in Australia is a responsibility of individual State and Territory authorities.

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Updated as of May 2010