Shipping & Returns
WARRANTY & RETURN
Australian Garden Essentials generally offers a 12-month warranty on most products, unless stated otherwise (plants, fertilisers and chemicals do not have a warranty). Some products will be provided with extended warranty for your peace of mind. Electronics products come with a 3-month warranty. Please refer to the product listing for the warranty period.
You are required to notify Australian Garden Essentials within 10 working days in the unlikely event that the item arrives damaged or faulty. In addition to a detailed description, you are required to provide images (or a short video clip if more appropriate) of the damage in order to proceed with the warranty process. Once assessed and approved by our customer service team, you will be contacted to proceed with the return, refund or replacement process. Please do not attempt to return the item without our approval.
To make a claim, you must provide us with a copy of your tax invoice or any kind of proof showing that you purchased the item from us. You need to also describe the problem precisely and provide evidence to support your claim, and state whether you are requesting a replacement, repair, refund or credit.
Refund generally takes up to 10 working days to process and we will notify you once the refund has been processed. However, please allow an additional 5 working days on top for your financial institution to process it.
A refund or replacement will not be provided if products are being misused, mishandled or mistakenly installed. Customers are responsible for following the instructions and advice given by the manufacturers.
Garden Care, Gardenware and Outdoor Living Orders are generally shipped from our distribution centre, which is located in Melbourne, the next working day after full payment is received.
Greenlife orders are shipped from our Nursery, which is located in Melbourne, normally within 7-10 working days after full payment is received. Please note that shipping may be held over to the following week in case of public holidays or environment conditions.
Live Plants can not be sent to Tasmania and Western Australia. If your order contains live plants these will be removed from your order and the balance of the order sent. You will receive a refund for the live plant portion of your order.
Australian Garden Essentials is working with three couriers to provide the most efficient delivery service with the most reasonable price and quickest service.
Items that weighs 22 kg or less will be dispatched with eParcel that is Australia Post’s Internet enabled freight system.
Each parcel will carry a barcoded address label and you will be able to view the location of
your item at various points in the delivery process via Australia Post’s online tracking tool.
When your order is dispatched, you will be given a consignment number.
You can use the number to track your order at the Australia Post’s website.
The below table is for your reference to Australia Post’s expected delivery time.
|Service||Posted for delivery||Delivery by (business day after posting)|
|Regular parcel||Within metropolitan areas of capital cities,
or within the same city or town or environs
|Between a metropolitan area of a capital city and
|Between country locations||4-5 days|
|Service||Posted for delivery||Delivery by (business day after posting)|
|Regular parcel||Between Melbourne / Sydney;
Melbourne / Canberra;
Melbourne / Adelaide
|Melbourne / Brisbane;
Melbourne / Tasmania;
(between metropolitan areas)
|To other interstate locations||Please ask at your local|
Please visit http://auspostcom.au/track/ and use the tracking number given to track your item.
For item that weighs below 22kg with a lower cost than eParcel, the item will be dispatched with Fastway. You will receive an email confirmation of your order including a tracking number, as soon as your orders are dispatched. Fastway provides reliable courier distribution service across Australia. Their comprehensive fleet and professional team will ensure items delivered safely to your door.
Parcels dispatched with Fastway are collected from our premises on a daily basis. Each parcel will carry a barcoded address label and you will be able to view the location of your item at various points in the delivery process via Fastway’s website.
A non- PO Box address is required for Fastway’s delivery. If you fail to provide the correct information, your parcel will not be dispatched until the accurate information is received by our customer service team.
To track item that is dispatched width Fastway,please visit http://www.fastway.com.au and use the given tracking number.
Parcel that weighs over 22 kg will be dispatched with Allied Express. Allied Express is the biggest and independently owned courier company in Australia with offices in all major mainland capitals.
Each parcel will carry a barcoded address label and you will be able to track you items through the Allied Express website. Allied Express will contact you prior to delivery via SMS or phone number.
Parcel with weigh less than 30kg can be dispatched with Toll. Toll is a major integrated logistics provider with an Asia Pacific focus. They provide safe, secure transport services.
Each parcel will carry a barcoded address label and you will be able to track you items through the Toll website.
A non- PO Box address is required for Toll’s delivery. If you fail to provide the correct information, your parcel will not be dispatched until the accurate information is received by our customer service team.
If the delivery is missed, you should receive a card with instructions on how to find your parcel. You can visit Toll website to arrange a re-delivery.
With the tracking number, you can track the parcel anytime at https://www.tollgroup.com/tools/mytoll
In the unlikely event that your parcel is returned to us, our customer service representative will contact you via email.Inaccurate address
If there are any address discrepancies with your order the product is returned us, a customer care team
member will be in touch.A re-delivery cost will occur for any products that are returned to us.
If no one is present when the order arrives and it is being delivered by Australia Post, a notification will be left in the mail box for you to pick
up your parcel in your local Post Office. If your item is delivered by Fastway or Allied Express, arrangement will be made in advance to ensure
your item to arrive at your door at your convenience. A re-delivery cost will occur if you are not home at the arranged time.
If your item is a gift, please ensure the receiver knows about it to avoid parcel rejection. A re-delivery cost will occur if parcel has to be resent.
The expected time delivery given by each courier is for reference only. Delivery might take longer than expected due to various
reasons. If you do not receive your item within 10 business days, please contact our customer service team.
Pick up or arranging your own courier is not available at our warehouse to ensure our distribution centre can dispatch all goods efficiently at all times.
Due to the limited access of our carriers, there are certain postcodes that we are unable to deliver to. Please refer to the list below for more details.
|WA||6740||PRINCE REGENT RIVER|
|NSW||2641,2717, 2831, 2898, 2899|
|QLD||4184, 4421,4450-4499, 4680, 4700-4805, 9920-9959|
|QLD||4806-4899, 4900-4999, 9960-9999|