Australian Christmas decorations to make
Australian protected objects
Objects regulated under the PMCH Act are known as Australian protected objects.
If you are unsure if material is considered an Australian protected object, there are two lists that you can consult:
If you try to export an Australian protected object without an export permit, you could have the object seized, be fined, or face jail time.
Freight companies could also be prosecuted if they export an Australian protected object even if their only role is transporting the material. Freight companies should confirm that the owner either has a permit or is satisfied that they do not need one.
Permits, general permits and certificates of exemption
You should apply for an export permit if you want to permanently or temporarily export significant cultural heritage material from Australia.