Outreach Program Schedule
|Session One – SETTING THE SCENE 0930-1030||DEC Introduction|
|Session Two –WHOLE-OF-GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATION 1045-1215||Whole-of-Government Presentations|
|Session Three – PRACTICAL APPLICATION 1300-1530|| Academia / Research Stream Break Out Session
|| Industry Stream Break Out Session
The DSGL Amendment Instrument 2018 includes a total of 99 amendments: 46 are changes which remove or reduce the requirement to obtain an approval prior to export; 30 of the amendments are either new controls or changes to existing controls that result in an expanded scope; and the remaining 23 amendments are clarifications that do not involve a scope change. Details of these amendments are available in the Explanatory Statement Publish date: 17 April 2018
The current email addresses for Defence Export Controls have been in operation since August 2016. They are as follows:
Defence Export Controls will be closing the following obsolete mailboxes on 27 November 2017:
This will be a complete closure, and emails will not be forwarded from the obsolete mailboxes. All correspondence to DEC, including permit reports should be supplied to the operational email addresses.
Guidance has been developed to assist researchers working in the Life Sciences to improve their understanding how Australia's export control laws apply to them
Guidance has been developed to assist ICT industry, software developers, academics and researchers to improve their understanding how Australia's export control laws apply to the export, supply, publication or brokering of proliferation-sensitive information and communication software and technology.
Defence Export Controls (DEC) signs DSP-83 Non Transfer and Use Certificates on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia. The DSP-83 certificate provides a non-transfer and end-use assurance for defence goods and technology exported from the U.S. to Australia.
With immediate effect, DEC will accept scanned PDF copies of DSP-83 forms, with the relevant parts completed. These forms can be submitted electronically to DEC at DECO.Applications@defence.gov.au. DEC will sign the form, and return a scanned copy to you via email, generally within 1 - 2 business days.
DEC has previously only accepted original DSP-83 forms in hardcopy based on U.S. Government requirements, with certificates posted or hand delivered to DEC before they could be finalised and returned to the U.S..The U.S. Government is now accepting scanned copies of fully executed DSP-83 forms submitted by U.S. applicants.
Defect Export Controls can now receive applications from a single applicant, who is applying on behalf of other applicants, and issue similar permits to each of the individuals or organisations listed on the application.
Applicants can also now apply for permits in which the export of goods, software or technology to overseas parties, and the expiration date of the permit, are more specifically aligned to the terms of a contract.
For more information on multi-party permits and permits to match contracts please go to the Apply for Multi-Party Permits and Permits to Match Contracts page.
Guidance from Defence Export Controls (DEC) is available on DEC's compliance page and may assist organisations, and individuals to develop an effective export control compliance program, based on their individual circumstances.
The guidance includes:
An internal export control compliance program may assist organisations to meet their obligations under Australia's export control legislation.
New export controls for supplying and publishing Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL) technology and for brokering DSGL goods and technologies came into force on 2 April 2016. Individuals and organisations can apply for permits for the new controls.
Guidance information, to help individuals and organisations learn about the new export controls, is available on:
Question and answer scenarios on how the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 impacts publications, conferences, educational instruction, research, correspondence and informal scientific exchanges, editing and peer review, commercial consulting, foreign nationals, patented information, sanctions, travelling and working overseas and records management is available on the 'Export Controls Training' page under the 'scenarios' tab.
Defence is working with stakeholders as they establish internal compliance arrangements by providing implementation support through outreach and engagement sessions.
DEC has developed an overview of Australia's export controls on encryption.
The Overview explains the various exemptions available in the Defence and Strategic Goods List and in the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012.
WorldECR, the journal of export controls and sanctions, has published an insightful and informative article on the new Australian General Export Licences (AUSGEL).
Written by US academic Jay Nash, the article explains the origin and application of the new export permissions.
The article has been reproduced with permission and is available here: How awesome are Australia's AUSGELs?