CBFA Spotlight

At CBFA (Customs Brokerage and Forwarding Australia) we are dedicated to going the extra mile to ensure your international trade experience is as simple and as hassle free as possible.

We specialize in Customs (Australian Border Force) and Department of Agriculture clearances, and organising any freight forwarding, transport or freight depot requirements for your cargo. We can organize the seamless import and/or export of your cargo.

If this is your first time importing, or you have a project which requires consultation, we can guide you through the entire process. This is our specialty.

Our specialisation

Complete Soultions

We can assist with all your forwarding needs, Importing to Australia, or movement to any other place around the globe. No matter what the commodity we can deliver. First time Importer? No worries, our staff are highly skilled and ready to help make your importing venture as smooth and seamless as possible.

Customs and Quarantine Consulting

Australian Customs (Australian Border Force) and Quarantine (Department of Agriculture) requirements are constantly changing and evolving, we can assist you with providing comprehensive information on legislative requirements, assess your commodities for duty concessions, and apply for permits, and other documentation as required.

Exporting Around the World

Exporting made easy! That’s what we do, we can offer complete supply chain solutions for your business. Whether it is machinery, clothing or large project cargo, we have it handled!

Auditing and Duty Minimization

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Worried you are not getting the most out of the available tariff concessions, or free trade agreements? Contact us for comprehensive auditing of your current commodities, or for expert advice in regard to any new commodities you may be looking at importing. We value your business as much as you do.


  • We started using CBFA in 2012, they have been great for our business, we have grown together and see them as an extension of our small business. I love working with this small team.
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    Russell – Motorbike Importer
    Managing Director
  • CBFA helped our organization when we were importing some promotional material. We were new to importing, and they made the process easy to understand and seamless. We now use them for all our importing and exporting needs. Thankyou!
    Marion Liddane
    account manager

Are you a First Time Importer? We can help you.

Extensive information on importing for the first time and support for first time importers.

Customs Clearance

Our team includes experienced licenced Customs Brokers.


Importing and Exporting container loads of commodities.


Importing and Exporting timely goods via airfreight.

Vehicles and Machinery

Importing vehicles into Australia can be complex, we can help you.

Personal Effects

Moving to Australia? We can help clear your goods.

Tariff Consultancy

Tariff assessment for duty and GST minimization is our specialty.

Our services & skills

Customs clearance plays a vital role in cargo movement and is necessary on importing goods into Australia. We can help advise you in regard to any concessions, or other means of duty minimization related to your importation.


We can arrange import clearances including but not limited to the below:

  • Customs Clearances
  • Transport and delivery of commodities / goods
  • Packing and deconsolidation of containers
  • Tariff consultancy for duty minimization
  • Any size cargo, loose cargo, full containers, RoRo, Bulk Commodities
  • Door to consumer supply chain solutions
We can arrange end to end supply chain solutions to fit within your business model. We see ourselves as an extension of your business.

From your suppliers order, right through to your retails stores, or end consumer deliveries, or anywhere in between, we can help structure and arrange a business model to suit your commodities. It’s all about designing a personalised solution to fit your business model.

If you are a first time importer, we can help you with importing your goods into Australia, and liaising with your supplier at origin for export.
  • Overseas requirements from Supplier to Export 

  • Customs Clearance

  • Department of Agriculture requirements

  • Transport and delivery arrangements

  •  Consultation on free trade agreements and other specialized requirements

  • All other arrangements including permits for different Govt. Departments

exportsmlExporting commodities forms a large part of Australia’s trade with other countries. We can help you with tailored logistics solutions for your exports centered around you business model.

We aim to help you cost effectively carry out this facet of you business ensuring compliance with Australian standards, and export legislation. We can also help you to maximize the use of applicable free trade agreements or other Government to Government schemes available for your commodity or country of export.


If your goods are under $1000 AUD in value they can be declared without paying and Customs duties and GST.

We can arrange this for you with ease, follow our instruction given on your Self Assessed Clearances (SAC) information page. We will also take care of any Dept. of Agriculture requirements on your goods, and can even arrange delivery to your door once the goods are cleared.

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