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Duty Free / Tourist Refund Scheme

Under the Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) travellers can claim a refund, subject to conditions, on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on goods bought in Australia.

Tourist Refund Scheme Essentials:

  • GST can be claimed back if goods are purchased within 60 days of travelling.
  • Must wear or carry the goods on board the aircraft or ship and present them with your original tax invoices, passport and international boarding pass to a Customs and Border Protection officer at a TRS facility on your departure from Australia.
  • Must spend A$300 or more (including GST) in a single store.
  • Multiple invoices from the same store are accepted as long as other conditions are met.
  • You can open and use the goods within the 60 days prior to departure.
  • Download the free TRS Brochure.

Further Information

Visit www.customs.gov.au or contact the Customs Information and Support Centre on 1300 363 263 or email information@customs.gov.au. Outside Australia - +61 2 6275 6666

Purchasing from Digital Camera Warehouse and claiming TRS

If you are in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney, come in to a Digital Camera Warehouse store and purchase your duty free camera and accessories, or you can order online and have your camera delivered anywhere in Australia. If you are going overseas you can purchase from one of our stores or order online and we will provide the required tax invoice when you receive your purchases.

Why buy from Digital Camera Warehouse?

  • Extensive range of equipment at low prices
  • Easy to use website for purchases
  • Local contact centre to answer questions or place an order
  • Three specialist stores in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
  • Knowledgeable team ready to assist with technical and creative questions
  • We have been selling digital cameras and accessories exclusively since 2001
  • Secure Checkout: 128-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption technology
  • Order online anytime for Australia-wide delivery