quicksales Prohibited and Restricted Items

quicksales reserves the right to remove any prohibited and restricted items including those not on this list if they are considered inappropriate, illegal or are in breach of our User Agreement. Listing fees (if applicable) are non-refundable.

You are responsible in making sure that you are legally allowed to buy or sell an item. Please find out before listing.
The following list is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of prohibited and restricted items.

You may only list alcohol or wine on quicksales if you have a valid licence to do so and are acting within the bounds of that licence. You must:

  • display your licence number on all listings;
  • display the following notice on all listings for alcohol or wine: 'It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years.'
  • ensure that all sales of alcohol or wine comply with relevant laws;
  • comply with relevant rules and guidelines relating to the advertisement of alcohol; and
  • ensure that no alcohol or wine is purchased by or delivered to any person under the legal age to purchase alcohol.

quicksales may, but is under no obligation to, verify the validity of your licence to sell alcohol. If requested to do so, you must cooperate with a request by quicksales to supply any further evidence in relation to your licence or right to list alcohol for sale. If quicksales is not satisfied that you are entitled to list alcohol or wine, it may remove any current listings for alcohol or wine placed by you without notice.

Animal Traps - Steel Jaw / Foot Hold
You must not list any working Steel Jaw / Foot Hold animal traps on quicksales. It is illegal in some states of Australia to set or intend to set Steel Jaw / Foot Hold animal traps for the purpose of trapping animals. Steel Jaw / Foot Hold animal traps can only be listed in the Collectables category when fully disabled and no longer operable for its intended purpose. It must be clearly outlined in the description of the listing that it has been rendered inoperable.

Animals, Animal Products, Organs or any Body Parts
You must not list any illegal animal/wildlife products or internal organs including human parts & remains.
You must not list any animals deemed to be restricted breeds under the Commonwealth Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956. Pets can be listed in the Pets category as Classified ads. Note: Most pets MUST be at least 8 weeks old before they can be released. Ensure you follow state laws relating to vaccination, micro chipping and de sexing.

Artefacts and Heritage Items
You must not list any artefacts or heritage items on quicksales.

Adult Related Items
Images or content which is adult or sexually related or inappropriate for people under 18 is not allowed to be listed on quicksales.

Copyright-infringing, Replica and Counterfeit Items
You must not list items or include content which breaches any copyright or other intellectual property rights. Unauthorized replicas and counterfeits are not allowed to be listed on quicksales. If you are unsure if an item is genuine, do not list it on quicksales. (Any product that bears a trade mark not owned by the manufacturer or used under the trade mark owner's licence, must not be listed.) More info

Downloadable Media
Items that can be downloaded (digital) can only be listed by sellers that own the intellectual property or are authorised to distribute the intellectual property by the intellectual property owner.

You must not list any controlled prescription drugs herbal or chemical on quicksales. The sale of bongs, ice pipes and other drug-taking paraphernalia is illegal and will not be allowed on quicksales, whether or not the bong or pipe was intended to be used to administer a prohibited drug.

The term "food business" refers to a business, enterprise or activity that involves:

(a) the handling of food intended for sale; or
(b) the sale of food

Regardless of whether the business, enterprise or activity concerned is of a commercial, charitable or community nature or whether it involves the handling or sale of food on one occasion only, when listing food on quicksales, the following Australian standards must be adhered to:

Food packaging:

  • the packaging material used, must be fit for its intended purpose;
  • the material used must be deemed to be unlikely to cause food contamination; and
  • any threats of contamination must be eliminated during the packaging process

Food transportation:

  • when transporting food, all food must be protected from the likelihood of contamination;
  • all potentially hazardous food must be transported under the required temperature control; and
  • all potentially hazardous food which is intended to be transported frozen, must remain frozen during the duration of the transportation.

All food listed on quicksales, must comply with Food Safety Standards.

You must not list any fireworks on quicksales.

Lock Picking Devices
You must not list any lock picking or lock smithing device including key cutters.

Noxious Weeds
Before listing plants or seeds ensure you are aware and up-to-date with the current legislation for noxious weeds. Plants or seeds that are officially listed as a noxious weed must not be listed on quicksales.

OEM Software
You must not list Original Equipment Manufacturer software (OEM) on quicksales unless listed with the specified accompanying hardware.

Police and Emergency Services Related Items
You must not list any official or recent issue Police or Emergency services equipment related items on quicksales, regardless of origin (other countries). For example: badges, uniforms, caps, and any official or recent issue equipment.
Any antique / historic collectable Police or Emergency items listed must be at least 75 years old or must be issued by an organisation that no longer operates and, must in no way resemble official or recent issue Police or Emergency related items. These two requirements must be clearly outlined through the items listings� descriptions. We reserve the right to remove any such listings that we believe may resemble official or recent issue Police or Emergency services equipment related items.

Postage Stamps
Used and "washed" Australia Post postage stamps offered for sale, with the obvious intention that they will be re-used must not be listed on quicksales. Any listing that offers the sale of "uncancelled stamps" must be accompanied by a clear warning which draws viewers attention to the provisions of section 471.5 of the Commonwealth Criminal Code. More info

Radio Communications Devices
Mobile telephone jammers, GPS (Global Positioning System) jammers and mobile telephone boosters must not be listed on quicksales. Jammers in particular are prohibited devices and cannot be sold or used within Australia. Any Radio communicating devices, including boosters must also comply with any applicable Australian standards in line with the Radiocommunications Act 1992. The holder / operator of such items may also need to be licensed / qualified prior to using certain frequency bands. Refer to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) website for further details.

Real Estate
Real estate can be listed on quicksales but due to the complicated laws governed by the sale of real estate, real estate items won on quicksales are not legally binding. Sellers can list real estate as a way to advertise their real estate to potential buyers.

Software That Accesses quicksales
You must not list software which directly or indirectly accesses quicksales's web site and database without approval by quicksales.

Stolen Goods
Goods to which you are not the legal owner or which you are not otherwise legally entitled to sell must not be listed on quicksales.

Tickets Over Face Value
quicksales does not allow tickets to be re-sold beyond their face value (referred to as ticket scalping). To prevent tickets being sold over their face value they must be listed as "BuyNow Only" (instant purchase, no auction) items with a price below or equal to the face value.

Therapeutic Goods
Therapeutic goods, unless exempt, must be entered as either 'registered' or 'listed' goods and have their "Aust L" or "Aust R" number displayed in the description when being listed on quicksales. All listed medicines must display an "AUST L" number on the label and all registered medicines must display an "AUST R" number on the label as required by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). "

You must not list tobacco which includes cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco on quicksales. Tobacco related items may be allowed for sale with the exception of bongs, ice pipes or any other drug-taking paraphernalia.

Used Clothing
Clothing that has been used may be listed, however, the garment must be cleaned before sending. Used underwear and swimwear (including children's) and cloth nappies must not be listed on quicksales.

Used Cosmetics
Used cosmetics must not be listed on quicksales.

Weapons, Knives and Firearms
Weapons must not be listed on quicksales with the exception of some knives (see below).

Knives advertised on quicksales must comply with current Australian laws, see for example Control of Weapons Regulations 2000 (VIC). Sellers must not list any items that are deemed to be prohibited weapons.

Firearms, including collectable/antique/replica firearms must not be listed on quicksales (even if the holder of the firearm is licensed and has rendered the item permanently inoperable). Replica firearm includes any reasonable facsimile or copy of a weapon, such as a toy or polyurethane resin gun. Firearm parts, including but not limited to a: barrel, breech, pistol slide, frame, receiver, cylinder, trigger mechanism, operating mechanism or magazine designed as, or reasonably capable of forming part of a firearm, also must not be listed on quicksales.

All Ammunition, Bullets and Projectiles whether live or inert, is prohibited along with any specific individual component used to create a live round of ammunition; including, but not limited to propellant, shells and primers.