The Australian Customs Service was the organisation tasked with screening at entry points in australia, collecting duties and taxes.

It existed between 1985 and 2009 when the ACS was reorganised as the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service which 6 years later became the nucleus of the Australian Border Force.


The last uniform worn before the demise of the organisation consisted of:

  • a medium blue short sleeves shirt with 2 breast pocket but no shoulder flaps. The agency's emblem was embroidered in white on the left breast pocket. Curved medium blue badges with white embroidered outline and the word "CUSTOMS" are worn on the upper arms
  • badges of rank worn at the time were silver cloisonés pins with black diagonal lines worn on both collars.
  • A silvery metalic rectangular tag with the organisation's emblem and name of the wearer was worn above the left breast pocket.