Travelling to Australia
Travel Resrictions to Australia
From 9pm AEDT 20 March 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. All travellers to Australia are required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Click here for information from the Department of Home Affairs.
Immigration and Visas
All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or travel authority before travelling to Australia.
See: Visiting Australia
Plan your trip with tourism.australia.com, the official Tourism Australia website, offering a wide range of travel information and planning tools including over 2000 images, a currency converter, daily weather updates, interactive maps, suggested holiday itineraries, holiday deals, specialist travel agents and more. Available in nine languages.
Tourist Refund Scheme
The Tourist Refund Scheme enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.
Life in Australia provides information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants and working conditions to buying a home in Australia.
Customs and Quarantine
The Department of Home Affairs manages the security and integrity of the Australian border and assists people and cargo to move in and out of the country. Customs information on travelling to Australia and information on importing goods to Australia, please visit the above website.
For information on taking prescription drugs into Australia please visit Department of Health or call +61 2 6232 8791
If you have a specific question, please contact the Customs Information Centre at [email protected] or Ph: +61 2 6232 8740
Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia
Jobs in Australia
The Australian embassy is not able assist people in finding employment in Australia.