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Customs and quarantine

Arriving travellers

Provides information for arriving travellers on documents required for customs clearance, information for sea travellers and items you must declare on arrival (including cash/currency).

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Departing travellers

Provides information on customs clearance for departing travellers.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Duty free concession

Lists the duty-free concessions available to travellers entering or returning to Australia.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Exporting from Australia

Information on Australian export controls for food including meat, fish and fish products, dairy products, organic and bio-dynamic products, live animals and reproductive material, fish, aquatic products, plants and grains.

Department of Agriculture

Guide for travellers – Know before you go

If you're heading overseas, be careful about what you purchase and try to bring back into Australia. Information includes what can be claimed under the Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS), flight restrictions for gels, aerosols and liquids, duty-free concessions, and information for those departing and arriving by sea.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Importing to Australia

Information on inspection of cargo as well as import controls for biological products; chemical fertilisers; food; live animals and reproductive material; personal effects; plants, grains and horticulture; timber; and vehicles and machinery.

Department of Agriculture

Information for pleasure craft travelling to Australia

Information booklet outlining procedures and legal requirements for the Masters of pleasure craft, motor sailers and motor cruisers arriving in and departing from Australia.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Quick guide to customs for travellers

Quick guide for international travellers on customs in Australia including bringing into, or taking out of, Australia money and cash, medications, natural products, foodstuffs, animals and animal products, yachts and weapons.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Travel information – Biosecurity

If you are entering Australia to holiday, study or live permanently, or if you are an Australia resident planning an overseas trip,it is a good idea to know what can't be brought into Australia.

Department of Agriculture

Traveller's guide to Australian interstate quarantine

Enjoy your trip and look after Australia. Restrictions apply to each state and territory for the movement of fruit, vegetables, plants,soils, flowers, plant products, agricultural machinery, animals or animal products and recreational equipment.

Victorian Government

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