The maximum penalty for a large commercial quantity (100 kg and up) has a maximum penalty of up to $550,000 and/or 25 years in prison.
The better ones will even guarantee delivery.
This extends to cannabis seeds.
Everyone will have a different degree of risk that they’re comfortable with.
At the time of writing this article, it was still illegal to grow cannabis seeds in Australia. The law seems to be changing slowly but surely with the use of medical Marijuana becoming legal in 2016. And although using and growing cannabis is officially not legal in any state, many states don’t impose heavy penalties when you do so in small doses. In fact, several of them prefer to offer treatment instead of punishment in case of limited possession or cultivation of weed.
If you are caught possessing under 50 grams of marijuana in this state, you can be offered a diversion and will escape criminal charges. Keep in mind though, that this only applies to the first time you are caught.
New South Wales
Victoria works with cautions as well – you can get away with a caution twice, as long as you don’t possess more than 50 grams.
Even now, most states don’t deal out hefty fines or prison sentences to those who use or grow cannabis in small doses. Yet it is not always easy to get high quality marijuana for a good price. Some people are therefore considering growing their own. Because of that, there is certainly a demand for cannabis seeds. However, it is illegal to sell them in Australia itself. That’s why more and more people opt for importing cannabis seeds from other parts of the world, which is possible – if you choose a reliable and discrete supplier.
No criminal charges will be filed against you in this state if you possess under 10 grams of weed, or grow it. You will however have to attend a Cannabis Intervention Session.