Shipping to Australia: The Definitive eCommerce Guide

This guide is designed to show you everything you need to know about setting up your shipping strategy in Australia. Unlock your growth, by utilizing our tools and expertise, in serving millions of shipments to Australia and beyond.

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Australia eCommerce Facts & Figures

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Shipping Rates & Couriers to Australia

Easyship offers a wide range of couriers & services that ship to Australia. Link your own courier account, or use our pre-negotiated rates to show the fastest, cheapest and best value deliver options for every customer.

Australia Shipping Tips & Information

Get helpful Australia shipping tips & information. Find out about public holidays and non-working days before you ship.

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Top courier services when shipping to Australia include, Hong Kong Post - E-Express, USPS First Class International & DPEX - Express.

When shipping to Australia, ensure you pack shipments securely. See our guide .

Popular eCommerce platforms in Australia are Shopify , eBay & Amazon .

Payment methods used by Australia are Credit Card & Afterpay

Some merchants in Australia provide free shipping to consumers.

Saturday and Sunday are considered non-working days. You may experience delays for your shipments on these days.

Non working days also occur during public holiday. Please refer to the official Holidays Page . Please refer to the official Holidays Page

Australia Import Tax & Custom Fees

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Australia calculates using the FOB method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated only on the customs values of the imported goods. Click here to learn how to calculate customs charges

Duties & Tax Details For Australia

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)

Calculation Method: FOB

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products only

Tax Threshold: 0 AUD

Tax (VAT/GST): 10%

Duty Threshold: 1000 AUD

Import Duty Product Categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

Mobiles

0 %

Tablets

0 %

Computers

0 %

Cameras

0 %

Accessories

0 %

Accessories (Battery)

0 %

Health & Beauty

5 %

Fashion

5 %

Watches

0 %

Jewelry

5 %

Pets Accessories

5 %

Dry Food & Supplements

5 %

Home Appliances

10 %

Home Gardening

5 %

Toys

5 %

Sports

5 %

Luggage

5 %

Audio Video

5 %

Documents

0 %

Gaming

0 %

Books & Collectibles

0 %

We try our best to keep this information as accurate as possible, but this information is liable to change at any time.

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Shipping Documents

Shipping Documentation to Australia

Shipping internationally requires a lot of documentation, which can be confusing and time consuming. Easyship generates this paperwork for you automatically based on your shipment's information, making the whole process easy.

Commercial Invoice

Battery Statement

Tax Documents & Shipping labels

Australia Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

Confused on Australia customs and regulations? Before shipping to Australia (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Australia and other countries at Easyship.

Restricted Items

  • Cosmetics

  • Cultural Heritage Goods

  • Currency

  • Drugs

  • Endangered Animals

  • Explosives

  • Ammunition

  • Fur

  • Goods With Country Flag

  • Fish

  • Objectionable Publications

  • Radioactive And Toxic Materials

  • Rough Diamonds

  • Substances Of Human Or Animal Origin

  • Tobacco

Prohibited Items

  • Dangerous Dog Breeds

  • Drugs

  • Suicide Devices

The list of restricted items changes frequently, so it's always best to check the official customs page prior to sending your goods.

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