The women, whose names have not been released, had arrived on a flight from London Tuesday morning with the drugs worth one million Australian dollars (US$737,465; Ђ624,174), the Australian Federal Police alleged in a statement.
An x-ray of the 24-year-old German woman's suitcase allegedly found half the ecstasy tablets concealed in its lining, the statement said.
The 37-year-old Spanish woman was also allegedly found to be carrying the remainder of tablets in her suitcase, it said.
The women, thought to be traveling together, have been charged with importing a prohibited import and will appear.
The maximum penalty for drug trafficking offenses is a fine of up to A$750,000 (US$553,207; Ђ468,041) or life imprisonment, AP reports. P.T.
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities