Prohibited and Restricted Items

You are responsible to ensure that you are legally allowed to buy or sell an item.

  1. Adoption or surrogacy ads
  2. Airline tickets
  3. Alcoholic drinks - including 'swap for...'
  4. Animal traps or any equipment for the purpose of trapping animals
  5. Armed Forces - Items issued to any Armed Force that have not been disposed of in accordance with that country's demilitarisation policies
  6. Artefacts and/or heritage items
  7. Asbestos - Any products containing asbestos
  8. Batteries - Used or rebuilt batteries or batteries containing mercury
  9. Body parts, bodily fluids or blood
  10. Burglary implements, including lock picking or lock smithing devices or key cutters
  11. Businesses for Sale
  12. Cats - N.B. Most pets must be at least 8 weeks old before they can be released. State laws relating to vaccination, microchipping and de-sexing must be adhered to. Additional breeds can be rejected at the discretion of Allclassifieds. (Pets Policy)
  13. Controlled substances and illegal drugs
  14. Cosmetics - Used cosmetic products
  15. Copyright - Any material which infringes copyright laws
  16. Counterfeit items
  17. Dogs - Dogs breeds which are prohibited include Bull Arab, Bull Mastiff, Pit Bull, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bulldog, American Johnson Bulldog, Japanese Toza, Fila Brasileiro, Dogo Argentino or any other derivation thereof, Teacup dogs breeds of any kind.
    N.B. Most pets must be at least 8 weeks old before they can be released. State laws relating to vaccination, microchipping and de-sexing must be adhered to. Additional breeds can be rejected at the discretion of Allclassifieds. (Pets Policy)
  18. Downloadable media can only be listed by sellers that own the intellectual property or are authorised to distribute the intellectual property on behalf of the owner
  19. Drugs and drug paraphernalia and material used to manufacture controlled substances and/or illegal drugs. Any products or services relating to supplements, medicine or other pharmaceutical goods, including prescription drugs and devices
  20. Electronic surveillance equipment
  21. Embargoed goods
  22. Emus, emu eggs or similar
  23. Endangered or protected species of flora or fauna
  24. Escort services that offer or indicate sexual services or actions
  25. Fireworks, explosives or other similarly destructive devices
  26. Food
  27. Government badges, ID badges, documents and licenses including uniforms or any official issue equipment including Police and/or emergency services related items
  28. Hazardous materials such as toxic, radioactive or explosive substances
  29. Holiday vouchers
  30. Identifying documents, including personal financial records or personal information, licenses, etc.
  31. Illegal electronics equipment such as access cards, password hackers, radar scanners, traffic signal control devices or descramblers
  32. Illegal items and/or services - Items which suggest or encourage illegal activity of any kind
  33. Ivory in any form
  34. Lottery tickets, raffle tickets, slot machines or other such gambling items or materials
  35. Monkeys and other primates
  36. Moorings
  37. New merchandise or services from network marketing companies, including independent franchisees, distributors or representatives
  38. Non-prescription drugs or unfounded treatment claims
  39. Noxious weeds. Before listing any plants or seeds, make sure you are aware and up-to-date with the current legislation for noxious weeds.
  40. Offensive Material - Any Material considered offensive by Allclassifieds
  41. Online gaming, including but not limited to World of Warcraft Accounts
  42. Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) software
  43. Personal information or mailing lists, including any tools or software designed to send unsolicited messages
  44. Pesticides or similarly hazardous materials
  45. Pets - Most pets must be at least 8 weeks old before they can be released. State laws relating to vaccination, microchipping and de-sexing must be adhered to (Pets Policy)
  46. Pornography - Any obscene material being pornographic or overtly adult in nature, including pictures or images containing nudity
  47. Prostitution or ads insinuating sexual actions
  48. Radar detectors, radar jamming devices, or radio communication devices such as mobile telephone jammers or boosters and GPS jammers
  49. Real estate ads of any kind
  50. Recalled items (as outlined at www.recalls.gov.au)
  51. Reptiles, including lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs or similar. Only species which are permitted in Australia are allowed to be advertised (as outlined at http://www.environment.gov.au/epbc/index.html)
  52. Stocks and other securities
  53. Stolen property
  54. Therapeutic goods, unless exempt, must be registered as required by Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  55. Tickets priced over their face value
  56. Tobacco products and related items
  57. Trades and services must be included in the Business Directory and must include an image
  58. Used and washed postage stamps - with the obvious intention that they will be re-used
  59. Used underwear, swimwear, cloth nappies or similar clothing where hygiene is of concern
  60. Vehicle compliance plates
  61. War memorabilia which is likely to offend
  62. Weapons and related items, including firearms (except collectable/antique firearms which have been rendered inoperable) and related accessories, ammunition (including any specific component used to create a live round of ammunition), paintball guns, BB and/or pellet guns, tasers, gas, stun guns, switchblade knives, martial arts weaponry.