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Travelling in Australia is relatively safe and easy, but planning ahead will help you make the most of your holiday. Find practical travel information on Australian visas and entry requirements, customs and quarantine regulations, and accessible travel in Australia. There’s also information to help you plan your trip including travel agents that specialise in Australian holidays, getting to and around Australia, tours that you can do while you’re here and places to stay. We’ve also provided some helpful tips on travelling in remote locations, tips, hazards to watch out for and who to contact if you need emergency assistance while you are here.

Before You Go

Learn about Australian visa and customs requirements, what you need to know if you want to work, volunteer or study in Australia, tips on health and safety and accessible travel.

Planning a trip to Australia

Planning a trip to Australia

Planning a trip to Australia? We've got you covered with our list of practical travel information on visas, customs, climate and more.

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Australian Public Holidays

Australian Public Holidays

Australia celebrates a number of public holidays throughout the year when banks, offices and some shops are closed. If you are planning to travel to Australia during these peak periods it's wise to book interstate flights, tours and accommodation well in advance, to avoid missing out.

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Australian School Holidays 2016 / 2017

Australian School Holidays 2016 / 2017

A list of Australian school holiday dates to help you plan your next trip.

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Health and Safety Information for Travellers ...

Health and Safety Information for Travellers to Australia

Australia is a secure destination where you can enjoy safe travel experiences the whole year round. Follow these tips to fully enjoy Australia’s unique landscapes – from the vast outback to our wild ocean beaches.

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Useful Tips

Useful Tips

Prepare for your trip to Australia with these practical tips, including currency, taxes, cultural practices and travelling with a disability.

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Australia's Customs and Quarantine

Australia's Customs and Quarantine

Australia's customs laws prevent you from bringing drugs, steroids, weapons, firearms and protected wildlife into Australia. Some common items such as fresh or packaged food, fruit, eggs, meat, plants, seeds, skins and feathers are also prohibited. There is no limit on currency but you will need to declare amounts over $10000. For more detailed information go to the Australian Government Customs and Border Protection website at www.customs.gov.au.

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Work, Volunteer and Study in Australia - Freq...

Work, Volunteer and Study in Australia - Frequently Asked Questions

Join the droves of young people who choose Australia for a gap year, career break, working holiday or overseas study.

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Backpacker Essentials

Backpacker Essentials

Before hitting Australia's shores, get some backpacker basics – from the best budget accommodation and WiFi options to eating like a local and staying up late. Follow our advice to get the most out of your Australian adventure.

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Working Holiday Maker Program

Working Holiday Maker Program

Planning to stay and work while you're visiting Australia? If you're aged between 18 and 30 and hold a passport for a country or region participating in Australia's Working Holiday Maker programme, you may be eligible to apply for a 12-month visa which enables you to work in Australia while you are here.

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Visa Information, Customs and Quarantine

Visa Information, Customs and Quarantine

Learn about the Australian visa, customs and quarantine regulations. This includes types of visa applications, what to declare and what is prohibited in Australia.

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Plan Your Trip

Find information on where to find a specialist travel agent, find flights to and from Australia, and information on accommodation and tours to make the most of your Australian experience.

Find a travel specialist near you

Find a travel specialist near you

There are thousands of great Australian experiences to choose from. Chances are, your Aussie Specialist Travel Agent has experienced or planned for them before. Experts on everything Australian, these specialists receive extensive training from Tourism Australia and most have traveled throughout Australia. They have the experience to help you plan and book your Aussie adventure. They know what to pack, what the weather will be like and how to join in with the locals.

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Find Australian Tourism Experiences

Find Australian Tourism Experiences

Search for tourism experiences offered by tourism operators to help you plan your trip to Australia. Whether you’re looking for accommodation, a tour, a journey or an event and all it has to offer you’ll find a host of information to help you plan your trip.

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Find Visitor Information Centres Around Austr...

Find Visitor Information Centres Around Australia

There are Accredited Visitor Information Centres (AVIC) located around Australia to provide you with useful tips and to help familiarise you with the local area in which they're located.

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Find Accommodation

Find Accommodation

We have boutique hotels and backpackers, luxury resorts and self-serviced apartments, rustic country pubs and camping. You can expect friendly service and the best standards in whichever budget range you choose.

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Special Offers

Special Offers

From time to time tourism operators have special offers which will help you plan your trip to Australia and make your holiday truly memorable.

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Find Tours

Find Tours

Want to travel in a group, make your own way around independently, find family-friendly ideas or have the ultimate romantic honeymoon? These tours will help you plan your perfect holiday by coach, train, car or camel.

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Your Guide to Australia’s Accommodation

Your Guide to Australia’s Accommodation

Find out about accommodation in Australia. From beautiful Australian resorts, to B&Bs and hotels in Australia, to caravaning and camping here, we have created a guide for you.

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While You're Here

Find information on getting around Australia and safety tips for travelling in remote locations.

Getting Around Australia

Getting Around Australia

You may have heard Australia is a big country, but did you know, despite its size, it's easy to get around?

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Road Safety in Australia

Road Safety in Australia

Following a few simple road safety tips can help make your driving holiday in Australia safer and more enjoyable. If you wish to drive in Australia, you must hold a valid international driving permit accompanied by the driver licence issued in the country you live in.

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