Ports Australia welcomes Pacific ports as newest members
Ports Australia are welcoming ports from across the Pacific region as the newest members.
Ports Australia has shared a busy few weeks with industry and government ensuring Australia and its maritime industry don’t fall victim to a Coronavirus epidemic. We’ve been working with our members, other industry leaders, and government non-stop on how we best protect our borders and workers.
Ports Australia is maintaining constant dialogue with government and industry to ensure the necessary measures are in place to keep Australia’s people safe and its trade flowing. The recent announcements regarding self-isolation requirements are welcomed as they enhance the measures our ports have been adhering to in past months.
Ports Australia congratulates the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment on their decision to drop the proposed Onshore Biosecurity Levy, which has come after extensive consultation with industry.
Ports Australia has provided input to Federal Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee Inquiry into the implications of COVID-19 for Australia’s foreign affairs, defence and trade.