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The Ins And Outs Of Vaping In Australia

February 15, 2019

With widespread regulations and bans on the sale, manufacturer and advertisement of nicotine-based e-liquids and e-cigarettes within Australia, the legal use of vapes in Australia remain a complex debate between the vaping community, regulators and government officials. With all the new regulations, and state-to-state rule changes an overview of the rules must be acknowledged to ensure legality before you purchase vape gear or e-liquids.


What E-liquid Is Sold In Australia?

All e-liquid sold within Australia will have 0mg of nicotine, for people that have made the switch from analogs it is critical that you get the nicotine in order for the switch to be successful. VAPO has you covered, you can order nicotine e-liquid, vapes and vape supplies from New Zealand directly to your door! Read more below to find out how.


Can I vape in Australia?

Vaping is legal in Australia, but If you own a vape that includes nicotine e-liquid and are either living in Australia or traveling to Australia, then there are some laws and regulations that you must follow. It’s not illegal to use a vape in Australia, but there are some regulations on exactly where you can vape. In NSW, Queensland, ATC and Tasmania vaping is banned within schools, public spaces, public transport, parks, and outdoor dining areas. You can read more on e-cigarettes in Australia here.


Vaping Regulations In Queensland.

In Queensland, nicotine e-liquid is regulated on the basis that it's classified as a dangerous poison. It is an offense for a person to manufacture, obtain, possess, prescribe, dispense, sell, and advertise liquid nicotine. You can, however, import nicotine e liquids if you have a prescription.


Nicotine E-liquid

Liquid nicotine is considered a poison in Australia which means that any nicotine product for sale, advertised or manufactured within Australia is illegal. You can still possess liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes in Australia, but to ensure you don’t break the law you have to order your vapes, e-cigarettes and nicotine e-liquid from a vape supplier outside of Australia.


How to obtain nicotine e-liquid, and what you can bring into Australia legally.

Australian law states that it's legal to import three-month supplies of nicotine e-liquid into Australia, but only for personal use, you cannot sell, advertise or distribute as this is illegal. You can order high-quality nicotine e-liquid from us here at VAPO, with an easy checkout, quality products, and fast shipping we have you covered. Remember when you place an order to keep the total order value below $1000 AUD to avoid those pesky customs fees.


what VAPO is doing to help

VAPO Australia has developed a method of quickly shipping high-quality nicotine e-liquid from New Zealand direct to our customers in Australia. You can order nicotine e-liquid, vapes and e-cigarettes here!

If you have any questions regarding how to import your e-liquid supply into Australia please contact our friendly customer service team.