IN GENERAL - You must be over 18 years to purchase any edged collectable from us. Please be aware of your compliance with local and state laws to legally purchase swords, knives, axes etc. We will not be responsible for any consequences of non-compliance


The following items are "Prohibited", as per the Victorian Control of Weapons Act;

  1. Swords (steel bladed)
  2. Daggers (double edged knives)
  3. Crossbows

Due to Victorian Control of Weapons Act 1990, we cannot ship prohibited items to a Victorian address, unless you have an exemption.

Details on the rules and how to obtain a permit or an exemption can be found on Victorian Sword Collector Website:

Details of Victorian Control of Weapon Act 1990 can be found on

All swords shipping to Victoria will be requested to provide proof of permit or exemption after the orders are finalised online. Please allow extra processing time for your orders to avoid any delay.

If you are unsure as to your legal position regarding the ownership of the items you wish to purchase, please contact Police Licensing Services Division on 1300 651 645. They will be able to explain what form of permit or exemption is required for legal ownership of the item(s) in question.



As the laws in each state changes regularly, it is impossible for us to provide exact information regarding the legal status of items in every state of Australia.

We strongly suggest that you contact your local State Police Department and ask them for specific information regarding the ownership of items you wish to purchase if you are unsure.

Below are the contact details for each state’s relevant department.






(02) 6256 7747


1300 362 562


(08) 8922 3541


(07) 3015 7777


(08) 8204 2495


(03) 6230 2720


1300 651 645


(08) 9223 7000


By purchasing the prohibited/dangerous weapon, the buyer warrants that he/she is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and is legally able to purchase the item. Hobby Maniaz will not be liable for any consequences for non-compliance. Hobby Maniaz does not warrant that a person may legally purchase, possess, use any and all items offered.

Please double check with your state/teritorries licensing service for current legislation if you are unsure.