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People over 18 years old may import the following items into Australia without incurring customs duty:

200 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco or cigars

1.125 litres of any alcoholic liquor, articles for personal hygene and clothing, not including fur clothing or perfume

Other goods up to a value of A $200 if under 18 and A $400 if over 18.

Controlled and prohibited items


There are very strict rules against the import of:

Non prescribed drugs

Wildlife

Domestic animals and foodstuffs

Weapons

Firearms

Other potential sources of pestilence and disease

There are brutal penalties for drug trafficking, for futher information on customs regulations, contact the information centre of the Australian Customs Service if your calling from from outside Australia (telephone: (2) 6275 6666) or if your calling from inside Australia (telephone: 1 300 363 263)

Customs information booklets can be attained from the Australian High Commission or Embassy.