At the worst possible time for the Australian tourism industry, it’s been revealed the Australian government plans to cut Customs and Immigration staff, with an immediate effect on processing times at airports.The loss of up to 90 positions is suggested with increased passenger processing times. The cuts, described as "puzzling" by the Airports Association, are apparently all part of the objective of getting the budget back into surplus by FY2013. KS reckons he could find alternatives for priority cost cutting?
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
The Sydney Morning Herald has posted on proposed cuts to customs services at Australia's eight international airports.