Swords for Sale in Australia

There are a couple of different sites offering Swords for sale in Australia, however due to the distance from the US market (and the beloved GST) prices tend to be a lot higher here than almost anywhere else... :-(

That said, we do have quite a handful of good local Aussie sword sellers that cover just about all the major brands, most notably Victorian based sword selling giant Globar Gear.com. Sadly most of the smaller sellers have disappeared in recent years as the global sword market has shrunk to a fraction of the size it was a few years ago.

Recommended Aussie Sword Sites

Swords are, for the most part, legal for a person over 18 to own in Australia except for in Victoria - where they are prohibited weapons and require a permit/exemption to own and must be stored securely. More information on this and also on how to get further state by state advice is kindly provided by Global Gear on their site here

Global Gear

Comments: Global Gear are the biggest of the big boys, with a massive retail location based in Knox, Victoria (of all places!). They stock most of the major sword brands, such as Cold Steel, Hanwei, etc but also have their own range made for them in China that are on the whole pretty decent bang for the buck (taking advantage of Australia's proximity to Asia, rather than having swords made in China, shipped to the USA, and then back to Australia again - so the prices are reasonable).

Esford.com

Comments: Travelling to the various Renaissance fairs, these guys are offer Deepeka Swords for sale in Australia, and are popular with re-encators for their swords and armor and carry a lot more of their products in stock and ready to go than most other Aussie sword sellers.

Tatami Mats in Australia!! (yay!)

After years and years of struggling to get decent quality Tatami Mats in Australia, you can finally get REAL MUGEN DACHI (top quality) Tatami Omote right here in Australia from Ozi Tatami.com

Great prices, great service and finally, no more $100 shipping fees a box..!Happy cutting guys and girls!

Finally, you may also want to consider using the services of a mail forwarder as explained here as all swords for sale in Australia are much more expensive than they should be due to GST, double shipping costs (i.e. shipping from the manufacturer, usually in China, to the USA and then back to Australia again) and rather arbitrary import duties and AQIS (Australian Quarantine) costs.

Like that one time I tried to set myself up to offer swords for Sale in Australia, but gave up after AQIS charged me $180 to chemically treat three $4 wooden stands.. Didn't even have any say in it, they just went ahead with it and sent me the bill - so don't think local Australian sellers are gouging you, they are just passing on the gouging by the Australian government (don't get me started)...


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