Australia-United States Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this Treaty if you are involved in the export of controlled goods.

The Treaty is intended to provide guidelines, standards and improve efficiency of two-way transfers between Australia and the US by facilitating the export of controlled goods, such as firearms, without the need for an export licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Defence
Defence Export Control Office

Act(s) name

Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Defence Trade Controls Regulation 2013 (Australian Government)

Contact details

US Trade Treaty
Department of Defence
Defence Export Control Office

Operating address:
Russell Offices
Australian Capital Territory 2600




02 62657111

Supporting information


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