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Please read the list of Prohibited Goods below before booking an International delivery.

Austrans Logistics will not transport prohibited goods.

This page lists goods prohibited for International delivery. Click here to read the guidelines for dangerous goods on Domestic services.

If you are importing into Australia with Austrans Logistics, do not risk your goods being seized by customs on arrival. Check the full list of goods prohibited for import on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.

If you are sure that your shipment does not contain Prohibited goods, you can export and import now using your Web Portal

  • Live goods, including animals, fish, birds (live)
  • Human remains or ashes
  • Bullion (of any precious metal)
  • Cash (current legal tender) (bank notes, currency notes and coins)
  • Loose precious and semi-precious stones
  • Complete firearms, ammunition, explosives / explosive devices
  • Imitation or replica firearms, air guns, ammunition, explosives / explosive devices
  • Illegal goods, including ivory
  • Antiques and works of art
  • Banderols/tax stickers
  • Cigarettes
  • Firearms parts
  • Furs and ivory
  • Jewellery, watches, precious metals (other than bullion)
  • Negotiable instruments in bearer form (whether cash-like or not)
  • Toy guns, air guns
  • Batteries This includes devices with enclosed batteries such Mobile Phones, Laptops, Tablets. These devices contain Lithium-Ion batteries which are classified as dangerous goods.
  • Obscene or immoral articles / materials
  • Narcotics and psychotropic substances
  • Articles which are deemed to be illegal to import in the destination country
  • Personal Effects
  • Perishable Goods (Foodstuff) - E.g. meat, fish, vegetable and fruits
  • Please note liquids (other than dangerous goods) are permissible to send via DHL and NZ Post, but ensure they are packaged correctly. Liquids are not permissible if sent via Singpost.
  • Indonesia's National Agency of Drug and Food has implemented strict controls for the importation of cosmetics and foodstuffs. Both commodities are restricted and prohibited as follows:
    • - 1. Personal importation of cosmetics and foodstuffs is prohibited regardless of quantity, weight, value and purpose of shipping. Any such shipments arriving into Indonesia will be returned to the point of origin
    • - 2. Importation of cosmetics by a business entity is restricted, and a permit is required from the National Agency of Drug & Food Control (BPOM). The consignee is required to apply for such permit.
    • - 3. A certificate of inspection from the point of origin is required for an FOB shipment in excess of USD 1,500.
  • Dangerous goods, including but not restricted to:
    • - 1. Explosives - E.g. ammunition, fireworks, inters, fuses and caps for toy firearms
    • - 2. Compressed Gas (flammable & non-flammable) - E.g. aerosol products, charged butane cigarette lighters and fire extinguishers
    • - 3. Liquids - Flammable liquids in any form - E.g. gasoline, flammable solvents, paints and varnish removers
    • - 4. Flammable solids - E.g. matches of all kinds and cellulose nitrate films/substances which become dangerous when wet
    • - 5. Oxidising Materials - E.g. substances which yield oxygen readily, selected hair/textile dyes, bleaching powders and adhesives
    • - 6. Toxic & Infectious Substances - E.g. drugs and medicines (except samples of poisons/toxins /drugs/medicines in prescription quantities which are packed and transmitted in the prescribed manner)
    • - 7. Radioactive Materials - E.g. medical or research samples containing substances
    • - 8. Corrosives - E.g. corrosive cleaning liquids, rust removers or preventative instruments containing mercury/battery fluid

In addition to the Prohibited Items above, when importing into Australia please check the Australian border protection website Can I Bring It back.