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Check our destination guide for postal restrictions and requirements


The following items are prohibited from importation, meaning they won't be allowed to enter the destination country, territory or region.

To check which items are considered dangerous and prohibited for sending from Australia, download our dangerous goods guide (1.2MB).

  • Aerated and mineral waters
  • Animals and animal products
  • Arms and ammunition
  • Animal, or vegetable fats and oils
  • Alcohol and beverages
  • Articles of iron and steel
  • Articles of apparel/clothing accessories- soiled
  • Aircraft, spacecraft or part thereof
  • Bees, leeches, silk worms, parasites, destroyers of noxious insects intended for the control of those insects, and flies of the family Drosophilidae for biomedical research exchanged between officially recognized institutions
  • Clocks and watches
  • Coffee and tea
  • Cereals
  • Electrical machinery
  • Furniture, bedding and matresses
  • Foodstuffs, prepared
  • Footwear
  • Fruit and nuts
  • Fertilizers
  • Hides and fleeces
  • Inorganic and organic chemicals
  • Lac, gums and resins
  • Miscellaneous manufactures articles
  • Miscellaneous chemical products
  • Mineral products
  • Non-Austrian games of chance
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic and measuring products
  • Photographic or cinematographic products
  • Printed articles, books and brochures- offensive by nature
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Raw hides and skins
  • Toys, games and sport requisites
  • Textile articles; wool, cotton
  • Vegetable products
  • Vehicles, other than railway/tramway
  • Wood and articles of wood
  • Weapons
  • Wood untreated

Import restrictions

If an item is subject to import restrictions, it means that provisions must be met before it will be released from customs in the destination country, territory or region.

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