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Prohibitions

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).

  • Arms and ammunition
  • Animals and animal products
  • Animal or vegetable fats
  • Clothing bearing the name of Allah or verses from the Koran
  • Firearms and firearm parts
  • Greeting cards with musical chimes
  • Machinery
  • Military or similar clothing
  • Meat or fish
  • Photographic or cinematographic products
  • Political printed matter of subversive nature
  • Perishable foodstuffs that may exude a foul odour, liquids and oils during shipment
  • Pearls, precious stones and metals
  • Printed articles; books and newspapers- offensive by nature
  • Pork and its derivatives
  • Residues and wastes from food industries
  • Selective textiles articles
  • Toys and games
  • 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:

  • Alcohol and spirits
  • Animals and animal products
  • Measuring instruments
  • Plants and plant products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Tobacco
  • Transmitter and receivers.