When sending important documents or parcels half way around the world, it’s important to use a name you can trust. That’s why DHL is the perfect choice. Located in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, we are the leading choice for both UK and international deliveries.

Established in 1972, DHL Australia handles millions of parcels every year, meaning you can rest safe in the knowledge that your parcel will be well looked after when leaving the UK. You can even follow your parcel’s journey every step of the way with free tracking by text, phone or online.

Parcel delivery to Australia can take as little as 3 working days with DHL, so whether your package to Australia is destined for Sydney or Perth, we’ll get it there for you in good time. Want to know how to send a parcel to Australia? Get a quote and choose from our three simple options. DHL Service Point, which can be found in 1,200 locations nationwide, DHLitNow our online collection service or DHL by phone.

National Holidays 2019*
  • 1 January, Tuesday - New Year’s Day
  • 28 January, Monday - Australia Day
  • 11 March, Monday - Canberra Day
  • 19 April, Friday - Good Friday
  • 21 April, Sunday - Easter
  • 22 April, Monday - Easter Monday
  • 25 April, Thursday - ANZAC Day
  • 10 June, Monday - Queen’s Birthday (except Qld, WA)
  • 7 October, Monday - Labour Day
  • 25 December, Wednesday - Christmas Day
  • 26 December, Thursday - Boxing Day
* Public holidays in Australia may affect our estimated transit times.

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Tracking number not 10 digits? Track your shipment on the DHL Parcel website! 

Country facts
  • Canberra is the capital of Australia
  • Australia is nearly 32 times the size of the UK
  • As of October 2016, Australia has an estimated population of 24,259,100
  • Australia is the world's 6th largest country by area
  • The largest cities in Australia are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide
  • The name ‘Australia’ comes from the Latin word ‘australis’, meaning southern
  • Australia is home to a variety of unique animals, including the koala, kangaroo, emu, kookaburra and platypus

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