The bust, which was both the biggest-ever domestic drug seizure in the USA and the biggest shipment bound for Australia, also netted four people in Melbourne.
The haul is said to be equivalent to 17 million doses and worth an estimated A$1.29bn ($910m; £705m).
Police said that six people arrested in Australia on Thursday and Friday were tied to a US -based syndicate under investigation over the drugs.
It is alleged they were involved with the US-based crime syndicate under investigation over the shipment.
Australian authorities said the seizure was the largest haul of methamphetamine ever recovered in the us, the equivalent of 17 million individual hits.
A joint taskforce of Australian Federal Police, Border Force and Victoria Police raided properties across Melbourne yesterday at Woodstock, Pakenham and Campbellfield.
The drugs were hidden in metal boxes labelled as loudspeakers.
Australia's federal police said its anxious the drug cartels may be trying to expand overseas. "They've been sending smaller amounts over the years, (but) this is now flagging the intent that Australia is being targeted".
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Police said some members of the group are Australian nationals with Vietnamese backgrounds.
Among the suspects are two Americans: a 52-year-old man and a 46-year-old woman.
"This cartel is among one of the most powerful and violent drug trafficking syndicates in the world".
"By stopping this, we have ensured criminals will not profit from the vast pain these drugs would have caused our community", AFP Assistant Commissioner Bruce Hill told reporters.
Police said that three of those arrested would appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday, charged with attempting to import illegal drugs.
According to authorities in the Australian state of Victoria, around 2 tons of meth is consumed in the state every year.
At a news conference in Melbourne, Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Bruce Hill told reporters that the drug shipment intercepted last month was concealed in 850 electrical capacitors stored inside two large containers purported to contain audio equipment.