The country also has a list of prohibited good, which it will never allow, inside the country. There are various laws and law enforcement agencies that enforce the non-tariff barriers. They are regulated by the Customs of Australia. The rules are mandated in such a way that aides the people.
Australia is seen to impose Non-tariff barriers in Australia and which are very strictly in accordance with its rights and obligations under the WTO, whether for reasons of human health, hygiene and sanitation, protection of animal and plant life, environmental conservation, essential security, or in compliance with domestic legislative/policy requirements including revenue objectives or international commitments. These include agriculture, fishery, forestry and more. The Fundamental Rationale for these barriers-to ensure local businesses are not put into economic loss situations. However in introducing these barriers the world trade must not be affected. Regulation Advisories from the GATT, SPS and TBT agreements are present to ensure that the country does not impose too much of tariffs such that world trade is affected. Although the GATT and the WTO has reduced much tariff barriers there are still trends in non-tariff barriers, for instance it is seen that in the context of the achieving some public policy objectives nations are subjected to the use of non-tariff barriers. The WTO recognizes this. GATT and WTO do not have much of a strong stance when it comes to non-tariff barriers.