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Customs and quarantine

Find government information on customs and quarantine for Australians travelling overseas, and for overseas visitors to Australia..

Arriving in Australia – Declare it!

You must declare for inspection all food, plant material and animal products on arrival in Australia to ensure they are free of pests and diseases.

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Arriving travellers

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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).

Department of Home Affairs

Can I pack that? – Dangerous Goods App

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Are the items you’re packing safe to fly? Helps inform you about what you can and can’t pack in your luggage. And, if it can be brought aboard, guide you on how to do it safely.

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Duty free concessions

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Lists the duty-free concessions available to travellers entering or returning to Australia. Information available in multiple languages

Department of Home Affairs

Entering or leaving Australia

​Includes information on what to expect at the border and what you can bring into the country, including duty-free and customs concessions for first-time migrants or returning Australian residents.

Department of Home Affairs

Tips for travellers

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Information on what to do and not do when travelling through Australia’s border.

Department of Home Affairs

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