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The Australian Government Department of Home Affairs is a central policy agency, providing coordinated strategy and policy leadership for Australia's national and transport security, federal law enforcement, criminal justice, cyber security, border, immigration, multicultural affairs, emergency management and trade related functions.

The Department of Home Affairs website contains comprehensive information on:

Arriving into Australia
Duty free concessions
Importing by post or mail
Clearing goods through the border
Prohibited and restricted imports
Sending your belongings as unaccompanied goods
Importing a motor vehicle
Temporary importations

For further information about importing medications, please contact the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

For information about importing specific food, plant material or animal products please visit the Biosecurity page of this website.

Australia is a member of the World Customs Organization (WCO) that promotes international co-operation in customs matters.

For information on any Department of Home Affairs matter, visit its website  or contact the Department at -

You might also want to consult the Visas and migration  and Travelling to Australia pages of this website.