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ICS update - Fully functional

Wednesday, 2 July 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
EDI messages are now being processed as normal after load related delays. ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS status - Processing Delays

Wednesday, 2 July 2014
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ICS status: Processing Delays
ICS status: Functionality problems
Please be advised that the ICS is currently experiencing very high message processing rates. As at 14:25 AEST users can expect delays of up to 40 minutes for some response messages. An update will be issued when processing has returned to normal.

Customs and Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS update - Fully functional

Tuesday, 1 July 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional

Please be advised that the ICS is now available although users may experience a short delay in receiving EDI responses while the backlog of messages clear. The ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience

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ICS status - Functionality problems

Tuesday, 1 July 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
Due to urgent work required on the message gateway ICS message processing will be unavailable for a period of approximately 10 minutes from midday today. The Customs Interactive will remain available during this time. ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience.

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ACN 2014/27 - TARIFF DUTY RATE CHANGES FROM 1 JULY 2014

Friday, 27 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
From 1 July 2014 the following changes will occur:

. the excise-equivalent customs duty rates will increase for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG);
. the levy payable under the PSO scheme for new and recycled petroleum based oils and greases and their synthetic equivalents will increase; and
. the carbon component rate on aviation fuel will increase.

Further information is available from ACN 2014/27. These changes will be reflected in the tariff working pages.

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ICS PROCESSING - UPDATE - THURSDAY 26 JUNE

Thursday, 26 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional

The load related issue with ICS message processing has been resolved as at 16:45 AEST. If further delays are experienced please report them to the CI&SC.

ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS PROCESSING DELAYS - THURSDAY 26 JUNE

Thursday, 26 June 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
Please be advised that the ICS is currently experiencing very high message processing rates. As at 13:00 AEST users can expect delays of up to 45 minutes for some response messages. An update will be issued when processing has returned to normal.
 
Customs and Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FEE SCHEDULE CHANGES 1 JULY 2014

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
The Department of Agriculture is implementing new rates of charge for a number of biosecurity services related to import permits, declarations and container clearances. Accordingly the ICS has been updated to reflect the new rates effective from 1 July 2014.

More information is available at:


http://www.daff.gov.au/bsg/biosecurity-fee-review-2014/import-clearance-fee-review

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ICS RELEASE 14.4.02

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS release 14.4.02 will be promoted on Wednesday morning 9 July 2014. Please see the External Release Notes at the following link:

http://www.cargosupport.gov.au/site/documents/ExternalRelease14.4.029July2014.pdf

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ACN 2014/26 - LUXURY CAR TAX THRESHOLD CHANGES

Wednesday, 25 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
There will be an increase in the luxury car tax (LCT) threshold limit for the 2014-15 financial year.

The Australian Taxation Office has determined that from 1 July 2014 the following are effective:
- LCT Threshold $61,884 (increased from $60,316)
- Fuel efficient vehicle limit $75,375 (unchanged)

The new rates will be reflected in the ICS from Tuesday 1 July 2014.

For more information go to:
http://www.customs.gov.au/webdata/resources/files/ACBPN201426LuxuryCarTaxThreshold.pdf

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EDI MESSAGING ISSUES - RESOLVED

Tuesday, 24 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
The hardware issues affecting some EDI message processing have been resolved as at 14:00 AEST. If clients have not received any response messages please report them to the CI&SC.

ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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EDI MESSAGING ISSUES - TUESDAY 24 JUNE 2014

Tuesday, 24 June 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
Please be advised that the ICS is currently experiencing hardware related issues affecting EDI messaging. Outbound messaging has been affected since Friday however, ACBPS has been able to resend these outbounds successfully. Inbound messaging has recently started to also fail. Please note that the failures are for a small percentage of total messages sent. If you do not receive a reply to an Inbound message please resend the message where possible.

Customs and Border Protection are investigating the problem and apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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ICS PROCESSING - UPDATE - THURSDAY 19 JUNE

Thursday, 19 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
The load related issue with ICS message processing has been resolved as at 14:30 AEST. If further delays are experienced please report them to the CI&SC.

ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS PROCESSING DELAYS - THURSDAY 19 JUNE

Thursday, 19 June 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
Please be advised that the ICS is currently experiencing very high message processing rates. As at 13:45 AEST users can expect delays of up to 35 minutes for some response messages. An update will be issued when processing has returned to normal.

Customs and Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS REPORTING DATA - ISSUE RESOLVED

Wednesday, 18 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
Please be advised that the previously advertised issues with Client Reporting have now been resolved. Data is now valid and up to date.

Customs & Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS EXTERNAL REPORTING DATA INTEGRITY

Monday, 16 June 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
Please be advised that there is currently a problem with the reports data retrieved through the reporting options in the ICS. Industry clients can not be assured of the data integrity since Thursday 12 June 2014.

The issue is being investigated.

Customs & Border Protection apologise for the inconvenience caused.

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UPDATE - EFT REPORT DATA FOR 12 JUNE 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
EFT report data for 12 June 2014 is now available.

Customs and Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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EFT REPORT DATA FOR 12 JUNE 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
EFT report data for 12 June 2014 is currently not available. ACBPS are working to restore the data.

Customs and Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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EXTERNAL REPORTING UNAVAILABLE 16:30 - 17:30

Thursday, 12 June 2014
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ICS status: Functionality problems
ICS status: Functionality problems
External reports will be unavailable for emergency maintenance. It is envisaged that this will be available by 17:30 Thursday 12 June.

Customs and Border Protection apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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ICS PROCESSING - UPDATE - TUESDAY 10 JUNE

Tuesday, 10 June 2014
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ICS status: Fully Functional
ICS status: Fully Functional
The load related issue with ICS message processing has been resolved as at approximately 14:00 AEST. If further delays are experienced please report them to the CI&SC.

ACBPS apologises for any inconvenience caused.

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