Australia's sophisticated David Jones department stores to lively markets,
shopping in Australia will bring you great experiences and souvenirs to
memorialize each distinctive moment of your visit.
homemade preserves using Australian native fruits, honey and tea, as well
as the sticky, black sandwich spread Vegemite, which is a definite essential
for breakfast or tea to Australians. Aussie designer fashion tends towards
fashionable-casual but remains relaxed and comfortable. Well known brands
include Country Road, Covers, Robert Burton, Carla Zampatti, Jag, and
have seen so many cuddly and lovable animals of Australia and look to
own one yourself. No worries, there are soft toys manufactured in the
shape of your favorite animals such as koalas, kangaroos, platypuses and
wombats available at most shopping sites. For gems and jewels collectors,
opals are one of the best buys in Australia and they come in all forms.
The world's largest diamond deposit is also here in Australia and the
famous Argyle diamonds that are mined in the Kimberley will make a unique
jewelry purchase. The Aboriginal culture is enriched and illustrated with
many symbolic designs narrating Dreamtime legends. Boomerangs, scarves,
clothing, and didgeridoos (traditional aboriginal musical instrument)
all employ designs bearing distinctive aboriginal motifs.
accepts major credit cards, generally with a minimum purchase limit. The
laws on consumer rights in Australia vary slightly from state to state.
In the event where you need to query or complain, look under "Consumer"
in the government section at the front of the White Pages telephone directory.
Customers are usually entitled to a full refund should the goods purchase
be defective. However, you may only get a credit note or a partial refund
if you are not satisfied with the product you purchased. As a general
rule, the larger or more established the store, the more protected you