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Minimum package

If you are a mission or post on the minimum package, you can claim a refund for a variety of taxes.

Last updated 7 July 2016

Minimum package countries

Cambodia, Chile, East Timor, Eritrea, Fiji**, Myanmar, Paraguay*, Portugal, Samoa**, Tunisia*.

Missions and posts and privileged individuals

You can claim refunds for:

  • GST and LCT included in the price of Australian-manufactured motor vehicles
  • GST and excise included in the price of alcohol (excluding wine), tobacco and fuel.

You can claim these concessions for:

  • official use
  • personal use if you are an individual with diplomatic status or consular officer status.

Administrative and technical (A&T) staff and consular employees

You can't make any claims under the minimum package except for the refund of GST and LCT included in the price of an Australian-manufactured vehicle you purchased within the first six months of your arrival in Australia.

* Minimum Package applies for Paraguay and Tunisia only for the consular post and privileged individuals.

** Minimum Package applies for Fiji and Samoa only for the diplomatic mission and privileged individuals.

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