This information is brought to you by business.gov.auImportingIf you import goods into Australia, you will be affected by certain government regulations. Your goods must be cleared by the Australian Customs Service (Customs) and duty and taxes may be payable. You also need to be aware of import permits, quarantine permits and treatment that apply to imported goods.
- Customs requirements
All goods imported into Australia must be cleared by the Australian Customs Service (Customs).
- Prohibited & restricted goods
Some goods are prohibited or have restrictions so you need to check with the Australian Customs Service before you import them.
- Quarantine requirements
Before you import goods, you need to find out if your goods fall under quarantine regulations.
- Assistance for importers
Before you consider importing a product from overseas, check the Industry Capability Network (ICN) to find a competitive local supplier in Australia or New Zealand.
- Labelling requirements
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