Ordering & Payment options


How to order:

We accept payments by credit card, PayPal, direct funds transfer or by cheque/money order.

You are welcome to order through our online shop, or you can place your order by phone, fax or email.

For Schools, Educational Institutions & Organisations:

If you do not have a credit card or want to order and pay online (see below), please fax or email through an official school purchase order to OSoA.

We will supply schools, educational institutions or organisations goods on receipt of an official purchase order. Feel free to print and fax or email our School Order Form. If you have any queries or need more information please email or phone us - we are here to help.

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Payment options:

We accept payments by credit card (MasterCard & Visa Card only), PayPal, direct funds transfer or by cheque/money order.
Schools, businesses and other organisations have the option to pay on invoice (30 day payment terms) upon provision of an official purchase order number.


Postage Costs:  (delivery within Australia by Australia Post)
*please select your preferred postage option from the drop down list at Checkout

Postage rates are:

  • FREE DELIVERY - on some compasses and on orders over $250.00 (standard delivery only)
  • $3.00 - Map only postage (for single or multiple maps - standard delivery)
  • $6.00 - Small parcel (minimal packaging, standard delivery)

Please note that the above options are offered on specific items only, and will appear in the drop down delivery method menu on checkout if available.

Standard Postage:

  • $9.50 - standard delivery:  less than 500 grams
  • $14.00 - standard delivery: 500 gm to 3 kg
  • $18.00 - standard delivery: over 3 kg

Express Postage:

  • $11.50 - Express Post: less than 500 grams
  • $16.00 - Express Post: 500 gm to 3 kg
  • $24.50 - Express Postage for orders over 3 kg

Orders are dispatched on the same or next business day by Australia Post for products that are in stock*. 
*Map boards and map board compasses are manufactured upon receipt of orders and may take longer to dispatch

If you would like to receive a tracking number or would like to know the status of your order, please contact us. 

Delays after lodgement with Australia Post are outside our control - if you wish to lodge a complaint due to delayed delivery by Australia Post, please let us know.

*Please note that postage prices include a small increment to cover packaging costs. 

MAP ONLY order option:  For customers only ordering maps you can select the "Map Only" postage rate at checkout time. These orders are sent via regular mail.

QUOTATION ONLY:   If you require a quotation only, you can select the "Quotation" option at our checkout - no payment details are required. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements.  
Quotation only orders will not be dispatched until payment or a purchase order number is received.
*Please note that no products will be dispatched if you select this option.

International Orders:

Orders for delivery to New Zealand can be placed via our online shop.    If you wish to order products for delivery to another country, please contact us.


Our orders are packed with care to ensure orders arrive in excellent condition - if you have any issue with the state you receive your products in, please let us know.  
Please note that the 
small parcel postage option allows only for minimal packaging to keep postage costs down.

Delivery Estimates:

All orders are dispatched once payment is cleared or an official purchase order has been received, pending availability.

Standard delivery may up to 10 business days depending on the delivery location.  

Express Post parcels should be delivered within 1-2 business days to destinations within the next business day delivery network, depending on the time your order is received.  Delivery to destinations outside the Australia Post next business day delivery network may take several days longer.

For any queries regarding purchasing, payment or postage, please contact us and we will be happy to help you.