airsoft is resticted in australia NOT banned you need the proper Licence,
CAT A: Bolt Action rifles
CAT C: Shotguns
CAT D: Semi-automatic weapons (*including semi-auto replicas that look like they have been designed for a military purpose)
CAT H: Handguns (including semi-auto)
CAT R: Fully-automatic weapons (*including auto replicas that look like they have been designed for a military purpose)
*This means that even if the original weapon was designed without a military application in mind, if it can reasonably be mistaken for a modern military weapon of that type, then it is considered as such.
info from QLD police in regards to the law as applicable to Airsoft Weapons.