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

Within Victoria:

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, we cannot ship prohibited items to a Victorian address, unless you have an exemption. Details on the rules and how to obtain an exemption can be found on:

Once you have an exemption or weapons permit, you will need to send a copy to us via, your orders can be dispatched upon receipt. 

From July 1st 2020, you may also visit to purchase sword collector guild digital memberships. Please note that there is 28-day waiting period before new members can purchase the specified weapons. 

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.


Australian States Outside of Victoria:

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.