PO Box 7252 2015 Alexandria,
Phone: 1300 335 487
1300 335 487

Restricted Goods

Are there items I cannot send with Ship Me Home? What types of goods are prohibited?

Ship Me Home provides a door to door delivery service for parcels and documents. The following list is a brief summary of restricted items. If you are unsure we strongly recommend you contact us to confirm if your parcel will be accepted. Failure to follow these guidelines can result in prosecution by the relevant Government Authorities and or fined.

  • Hazardous or Dangerous goods
  • Livestock, Bloodstock and living Creatures
  • Precious metals, stones or jewellery, watches
  • Antiques and objects of art
  • Documents, money or valuable paper, certificates, passports
  • Architectural models and prototypes
  • Tobacco, Cigarettes and spirits
  • Fire arms and other weapons and ammunition
  • Perishable goods carried in a cargo space controlled by mechanical equipment
  • Second hand items and items not in original packaging
  • Furniture (not properly packed)
  • Perishable foodstuffs

Which Goods are considered Dangerous or Hazardous Goods?

  • Paints
  • Lighters
  • Aerosols
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Magnetic material
  • Spillable (wet) batteries
  • Lithium batteries
  • Equipment including lithium batteries (Example – mobile phones, toys)
  • Devices including lithium batteries
  • Power supplies/power packs
  • Camping equipment
  • Electrical equipment
  • Fuel tanks & fuel systems
  • Containers holding liquids
  • Containers holding chemicals
  • Engines/spare parts