Industry Updates

May 20, 2015

CCES Conducts Assessment in Pacific

Recently, CCES was engaged by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group to conduct a needs analysis in five World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries in the Pacific. CCES will assist the World Bank Group to carry out an analysis in each member country to assess its preparedness to implement the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (WTO-TFA). The team of […]
May 20, 2015

CCES Expert interviewed on Channel News Asia (CNA)

Associate Professor Stephen Muller was interviewed on 15 April 2015 on the popular Asia Pacific Channel News Asia (CNA). Stephen joined a panel of experts via skype on the discussion ‘Border management issues and why it is so challenging to secure borders’. In the first segment of the discussion, CNA presenter Teymoor Nabili interviewed Stephen along with Mr. Mick O’Connell, […]
May 20, 2015

Customs Brokers Course in Timor-Leste

On 21 April 2015, 15 Customs Brokers attended a 16 day course commissioned by the World Bank aimed to improve the competence and professionalism of persons carrying out Customs import and export procedures in Dili as well as at the land border with Indonesia. Training was conducted by Centre for Customs & Excise Studies (CCES) Lecturers Mr Alan Murray and […]
May 20, 2015

Advanced Diploma of International Business Management

In 2014, CCES began running the online course, the Advanced Diploma of International Business Management. The course has been designed for people seeking or pursuing an exciting career specifically in international business and has been developed by Australian professionals in their field. It is recognised as an advanced qualification within the industry and is accredited by the Australian Quality Skills […]
April 22, 2015

NEW! Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration

From 2016 you will have the option to enrol in the new Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration. The course is a 32 credit point award comprising the following subjects CUS504 Border Revenue (16) CUS520 Excise (8) CUS423 Environment Taxation (8) The Graduate Certificate in International Revenue Administration aims to qualify individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including Revenue Authorities, […]
April 22, 2015

Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority Day Celebrations

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCA) held a CEO’s Forum on 17 April 2015 in Suva. Speakers included the Hon Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service CEO Mr Roman Quaedvlieg, New Zealand Deputy Comptroller Mr Bill Perry, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department Manager Ms Katrina Williams, and Centre for Customs and Excise Studies CEO […]
April 22, 2015

CARICOM on the Homestretch to Customs Harmony

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – March 18, 2015 Harmonised customs laws that aim to expand the CARICOM region’s trading potential and improve its economic performance are expected to be finalised at the closing meeting between customs officials, legal experts and CARICOM representatives in Trinidad and Tobago from March 24 – 27. Click here for full release.
April 22, 2015

Graduate Certificate in International Revenue – Commencing in 2016

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March 19, 2015

INCU 10th Anniversary

This year the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU) celebrates its 10th Anniversary. The INCU is an international not‑for‑profit organisation established to: promote the academic standing of the Customs profession; promote academic excellence in Customs matters; support research in Customs matters; generate greater public awareness of the Customs profession; promote the collective interests of its Members; provide the World Customs Organization and […]