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Amazon set to redirect Australian shoppers to their local website


The international retail giant Amazon, has made an important announcement in regards to its Australian shoppers. In a few weeks’ time, those in the country will be blocked from Amazon’s various international websites, but still of course have access to

Amazon is making the change in light of the new goods and services tax (GST) regulations being introduced in Australia. The country has a new GST collection law that is set to force overseas online retailers like Amazon to apply 10% GST on goods that are shipped to Australia.

The news comes roughly half a year after the retail giant opened its first warehouse in the country back in December of last year. The international block for shoppers will come into effect July 1st, at which time all Amazon websites will redirect Australian visitors to

You can get more information and read the full story at ABC Australia.

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