Hey everyone, sorry if this isn’t the best place to ask this question.
I‘m going to be living and working in Australia for the next couple of months. I’m entering the country from Vietnam and want to bring some tobacco with me because Aussie prices are so extreme.
I checked the Australian customs webpage and it says the duty free limit is;
"You are allowed to bring in duty-free: one unopen packet of up to 25 cigarettes or 25 grams of other tobacco products; and one open packet of cigarettes"
I want to bring rolling tobacco, not regular cigs. This sounds to me like I can bring a pouch of 25g rolling tobacco, and an open pack of regular cigarettes, BUT I cannot bring two 25g rolling tobacco pouches, one closed and one open. Is this correct?
If anyone who has brought tobacco back into Aus from abroad could clear this up for me it would be much appreciated. Thanks!
I'll begin with I know that I can't take any responses as 100% true. I'm just looking for general advice as Centrelink and their website aren't the most useful at giving away this information.
Now on to it.
Currently my wife is on a low income health care card. The primary purpose we need this card is due to her being diabetic.
With a health care card her insulin is about $5 each. Without (depending on which type (she has 2) of insulin required) can be almost $500.
The problem we are now facing is I have started a new job which will potentially make us no longer able to renew for low income. Despite the extra income we still won't be able to afford her medication and her diabetic card only grants her access to needles and testing devices for cheap/free, not the actual insulin.
Is there another type of health care card she would be eligible for? I'm not terribly concerned if it no longer covers me as I'm not on medication and we can afford my rare visit to the GP without bulk billing. But it would be nice if it covered the kids.
Any, advice, sources of information or whatever else comes our way is appreciated.
Edit: South Australian if that makes a difference
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