Each visa granted includes the following visa condition:

8504 The holder must enter Australia as the holder of the visa to which the condition applies before a date specified by the Minister.

Its very important for me to know whether one can arrive in Australia exactly on the IED date, or should be there a day before?

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You can arrive exactly on the same day before midnight, i.e. before the day changes at the local port of arrival. If still in doubt, your grant pdf should have a phone number or an email address and you can contact the department and have this clarified.

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