Restricted and Prohibited Items

The following items are not permitted in carry-on baggage:

  • Guns, firearms and other devices designed to cause serious injury by launching harmful objects or items that could be mistaken for such a device, including:

    • Firearms of all types, including pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns

    • Toy, replica and imitation weapons that could be mistaken for real weapons

    • Parts of firearms (excluding telescopic sights)

    • Compressed air and CO2 guns, including pistols pellet guns, rifles and ball bearing guns

    • Signal flare pistols and starter pistols

    • Bows, cross bows and arrows

    • Harpoon guns and spear guns

    • Slingshots and catapults

  • Devices designed to stun or immobilise, including:

    • Devices for shocking, such as stun guns (e.g. tasers) and stun batons

    • Animal stunners

    • Chemicals, gases and sprays such as mace, pepper spray or capsicum spray, tear gas, acid sprays and animal repellent sprays

  • Objects with sharp points or sharp edges that could be used to cause serious injury, including:

    • Items designed for chopping, such as axes, hatchets and cleavers

    • Ice axes and ice picks

    • Razor type blades such as box cutters, utility knives, and safety razor blades

    • Knives or knife-like objects of any length

    • Scissors with blades longer than 6cm as measured from the fulcrum

    • Martial arts equipment with sharp points or sharp edges

    • Swords, sabres

  • Work tools that could be used to either cause serious injury or threaten the safety of aircraft, including:

    • Crowbars, hammers

    • Drills and drill bits, including cordless portable power drills

    • Tools with shafts longer than 6cm (excluding the handle that could be used as weapons, such as screwdrivers and chisels

    • Saws, including cordless portable power saws

    • Blowtorches, gas torches

    • Bolt guns and nail guns

  • Blunt objects that could be used to cause serious injury when used to hit, including:

    • Sporting bats

    • Golf clubs, billiard cues, ski poles

    • Hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks

    • Brass knuckles

    • Clubs and batons, such as billy clubs, blackjacks and night sticks

    • Martial arts weapons

  • Explosive or incendiary substances or devices that could be used to cause serious injury or threaten the safety of the aircraft, including:

    • Ammunition, propellant powder, gunpowder

    • Blasting caps

    • Detonators & fuses

    • Replica or imitation explosive devices

    • Mines, grenades & other military supplies

    • Flares or fireworks

    • Canisters or cartridges that create smoke

  • Dangerous goods:

    • Contact us for information and details regarding the transportation of dangerous goods.