Australian Taxation Office
Research the ATO website for relevant taxation requirements when importing or exporting in Australia including Duties and GST.
An online government resource for the business community offering simple and convenient access to government information, forms and services including providing essential information on trade in Australia.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
Research the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service requirements when importing and exporting in Australia.
Conditions of Trade
The terms & conditions of trade for services provided.
Container Specifications – Airfreight
A general guide to the dimensions and weight of common airfreight containers (also known as Unit Load Devices or ULDs).
Container Specifications – Seafreight
A general guide to the dimensions and weight of common seafreight containers.
Container Weight Declaration
Container Weight Declaration form for both transport of full container loads and verification of gross mass for shipping.
Container Verified Gross Mass – Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet for the new requirements for VGM under the SOLAS Convention.
Department of Agriculture
The Australian Department of Agriculture is responsible for Australia’s biosecurity system and quarantine processes. Research the Australian Department of Agriculture requirements when importing and exporting in Australia.
Dangerous Goods Form (MO41)
The Multimodal Dangerous Goods Form (MO41) is provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority and is required to be completed if dangerous goods are present in a shipment.
Dangerous Goods Form (MO41) – Guide
This guide covers guidelines for completing a dangerous goods declaration, a dangerous goods class list and the segregation packing for dangerous goods.
GST Deferral Scheme (ATO)
Visit the Australian Taxation Office website to see if your organisation can defer your payments of GST when you import into Australia and find out more information on the program.
GST Deferral Scheme – Information Sheet
Have a look at our information Sheet to find out more about the Australian Taxation Office Deferred GST Scheme.
Direct Debit Request (Australian Customs and Border Protection Service)
Complete this form to authorise the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to deduct payment for fees and services directly from your account.
Incoterms (International Commercial Terms) Guide
Not sure what FOB means, or confused about another trade term? Have a look at the standard trade definitions for FOB, EXW, CFR, CIF, FCA, DAP, DDP and a brief description about the responsibility of each party involved in the shipment transaction.
This form is an example of an acceptable packing declaration as deemed by the Australian Department of Agriculture. Please review it carefully as you need to put it on your own letterhead when using it.
Packing Declaration – Annual
This form is an example of an acceptable annual packing declaration as deemed by the Australian Department of Agriculture. Please review it carefully as you need to put it on your own letterhead when using it.
Tradex Scheme Fact Sheet
The Tradex Scheme provides exemptions to eligible organisations on Customs Duty and GST. Read more about this program and see if your organisation can benefit.
Unaccompanied Personal Effects Statement (B534)
Provided by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service this form is required to be completed when importing personal effects and household goods into Australia.