Postage & Handling

Click & Collect in store 

In a hurry? Your order can be ready & wait in store, choose your items and then at checkout simply select the 'Click & Collect' option in the shopping cart. 

Domestic Orders

Domestic freight is via Australia Post Express Post Bag, Australia Post Prepaid Bag or Australia Post Parcel.

Orders Parcel Post Express Post
Small $9.20 $11.95
Medium $12.45 $15.70
Large $15.70 $19.35
Extra Large $18.95 $25.50
5kg to 8kg $40.00  
8kg to 10kg $45.00  
over 10kg $50.00  

CDU Bookshop will not be responsible for late orders due to incorrect postal address. The University does not accept responsibility for parcels lost in transit by Australia Post. 


Sending something valuable or important? Extra Cover provides you with cover for the specified value of your item (up to $5,000) if your item is lost or damaged while being carried by Australia Post.

You can add extra cover for $6.95 by adding POSTAGE INSURANCE to your shopping cart.

If your item is missing in transit from us, you can contact Australia Post via this link

Delivery Times

Please note: Darwin is outside of the next day delivery service guarantee for Australia Post. Express bags to capital cities from Darwin can take up to seven working days.

We will despatch books within 48 hours of order, however, if the complete order is not in stock we will do our best to fulfill and send within 10 business days the back ordered items or contact you if there will be further delays.

If you would like to collect your order from CDU Bookshop please select 'Customer Collect' as your preferred shipping method and leave the address field blank.

Freight Rates - International

International freight can be sent via Australia Post international courier. Please advise preferred service when ordering.All prices are in Australian dollars.

If you purchase INSURANCE, the Bookshop will replace lost parcels if not delivered after 15 working days from date of despatch. Please provide your postal address.

The Bookshop will not be responsible for late orders due to incorrect postal address.