Australia-United States Defence Trade Cooperation Treaty - Australian Government


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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 AG

Regulation(s) name

Defence Trade Controls Regulation 2013 AG

Administering agency

Department of Defence

Defence Export Control Office

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

US Trade Treaty

Defence Export Control Office

Department of Defence

Operating address: R1-1-A038
Russell Offices
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Phone: 1800 005 757
Phone: 02 6265 7111