Australian Embassy
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Travelling to Australia

From 9pm on 20 March, all foreign travellers will be banned from entering Australia. If you’re an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you and your immediate family will be able to return to Australia. For more information, please visit: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/current-alerts/novel-coronavirus
 

For further information on entering Australia, please visit our COVID-19 FAQs site and the website of the Department of Home Affairs: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/.

Immigration and Visas

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or electronic travel authority  before travelling to Australia.

Tourism

Plan your trip with 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.

New Arrivals

A gateway to information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants, working conditions to buying a home in Australia.

Customs and Biosecurity

Find Government information on customs and biosecurity for Australians travelling overseas and for overseas visitors to Australia:
http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/passports-and-travel/customs-and-quarantine

The above site also includes further links and information on duty-free concessions, information on entering/ leaving Australia (what to expect at the border, what can I pack), sending goods to Australia, importing animals etc.

Information is also available through the following link.

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Jobs in Australia

This Australian mission is not able assist people in finding employment in Australia.

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