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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).

  • Animals, live
  • Animal of vegetable fats and oils
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bacteria
  • Birds eggs
  • Dairy products except canned powdered milk
  • Diamonds
  • Edible fruit, seeds and nuts
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof
  • Fertilizers
  • Fish and crustaceans
  • Firearms
  • Food colouring
  • Games of chance
  • Jewellery, precious stones, metals
  • Lottery tickets and circulars
  • Pearls and coins
  • Plants, parts of plants and products of plants
  • Photographic or cinematographic goods
  • Prepared foodstuffs
  • Publications, and other products of the printing industry- offensive by nature
  • Soil, earth and organic matter
  • Spices over 1 kg
  • Weapons

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.

We recommend you confirm import restrictions with local authorities before posting:

  • Animals and animal products
  • Beverages and alcoholic fluids
  • Chemical products
  • Cigarettes exceeding 600 units
  • Clothing and footwear- soiled
  • Computer cards not sent in a letter
  • Electronic equipment
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Fish and fish products
  • Firearms
  • Food products
  • Meat and meat products
  • Medicines
  • Precious stones
  • Plants and vegetables
  • Postage stamps, monthly