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UNCLASSIFIED - Customs acknowledges your report

Your arrival report to Customs has been received.  If you have asked any questions Customs will respond to you as soon as possible. 
When you arrive in Australia, you must first call at a port of entry where Customs, Quarantine and Immigration formalities can be completed. 
When entering Australian waters you are required to clearly display the International Pratique Q-flag (yellow). A further requirement is that the craft travels directly to an appointed boarding station.
Customs, Quarantine and Immigration clearance must be completed prior to going ashore.
*	Please stay on board. No persons other than a Quarantine or Customs officer is allowed to board your craft, nor can any person, animal or article leave the craft until you have been given full clearance; 
*	Depending on your arrival time, Customs and Quarantine may require all persons to remain on board overnight before clearing you the following day; 
*	Don't throw any waste or foodstuffs overboard while you're in Australian waters or while you are moored. Use designated quarantine disposal points; 
*	Keep all food and animals secure until your vessel has been inspected by Quarantine officers; 
*	Don't trade foodstuffs with other overseas vessels; 
*	Keep your vessel free of insects. 
To go ashore without prior clearance is an offence. Contact with other vessels in port prior to clearance is also prohibited.
Thank you for your report.


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