Guidance on new export control requirements from the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012

New export controls for supplying and publishing Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL) technology and for brokering DSGL goods and technologies are undergoing an implementation period and will come into force on 2 April 2016. Individuals and organisations can apply for permits now in preparation for the new controls.

Guidance information, to help individuals and organisations learn about the new export controls, is available on:

 DSI Community Members and Associates:

Question and answer scenarios on how the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 impact 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.

How can the Defence Export Control Office (DECO) assist you?

DECO provides a number of resources to assist you to comply with export control laws: