Here Are All The Things You Can’t Mail Into Australia [Infographic]

Every year, around 80,000 international letters and parcels are intercepted by Australia’s border protection force for being “high risk”. While some items are prohibited for obvious reasons, others are less clear, especially if you’re not clued into our strict biosecurity legislation. This infographic covers what you need to know.

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Whether you’re an Australian ordering something online or a foreigner mailing something into the country, there are a plethora of rules you absolutely must follow to ensure your goods are actually allowed into the country. Simply put, most flora and fauna is out, including but not limited to cured meats, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, plants, soil, seeds and nuts, laboratory material and live animals. Failure to comply can result in stiff fines.

This infographic from breaks down the main rules you need to know about, along with tips for anyone planning to mail stuff to our shores:


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