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Online shopping

Find information on buying goods overseas or over the internet and importing them by mail. Also includes information on prohibited and restricted imports.

Importing medicines by mail or courier

Provides information import controls that may apply on medicines brought into Australia by mail or courier.

Therapeutic Goods Administration

Importing or buying from overseas

Includes information on how to buy over the internet or import goods by post, prohibited and restricted imports and clearing goods.

Department of Home Affairs

Online shopping

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To make the most of online shopping and banking it's important to follow some simple steps to protect your money and personal details and to avoid scams.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Online shopping – MoneySmart

Want to know how to stay safe when you shop online? Moneysmart provides a few simple tips.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Travelling or sending goods to Australia

People, animals and items travelling into the country are subject to requirements, which extend to mailing items to Australia and online shopping purchases.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources