The Manfrotto BeFree Compact Travel Carbon Fiber Tripod is a sturdy, compact tripod that extends to 56.7", supports 8.8 lb, and folds up to only 15.75". The tripod's legs can be spread independently, with two-position leg angle stops. The legs fold up and around the ball head, a feature that helps makes this tripod so compact.
The ball head has a large ergonomic locking handle and a quick release with an included QR plate that has a 1/4"-20 mounting screw and a durable carrying case for storage and transport.
*40 cm closed length
*142 cm Max Height
*Holds Up To 4 kg
*Weighs 1.1 kg
Not sure about GST situation, however even if it does get charged it is still considerably cheaper than local pricing
$196.81 USD (~$281 AUS) with DHL Express (to 2000 NSW)
$389.60 @ Georges
$381.65 @ digiDIRECT
$459.00 @ dccameras
MFR # MKBFRC4-BH