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03 December 2009

Country Conditions for Mailing — Australia

Can someone explain to me why I can't mail anything to Australia which bears the word "ANZAC" on it? Sales of wool apparel is going well- I have buyers in Australia, which.. ironically, is where the raw materials for the apparel comes from [to Turkey].

Prohibitions (130)


Coins; bank notes; currency notes (paper money); securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler's checks; platinum, gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry; and other valuable articles are prohibited.

Fruit cartons (used or new).

Goods bearing the name "Anzac."

Goods produced wholly or partly in prisons or by convict labor.

Perishable infectious biological substances.

Radioactive materials.

Registered philatelic articles with fictitious addresses.

Seditious literature.

Silencers for firearms.

Used bedding.


Anonymous said...

Have you watched the movie 'Gallipoli'?


Murat Altinbasak said...

of course..
but censorship of a word seems strange, except maybe in China.

Oz Kanka said...

Not censorship as such but stopping the appropriation of a national day from being exploited commercialy.

Anonymous said...

Oz Kanka: Kind of like what greeting card businesses do on every occasion... exploitation?