Immigration and Visas
All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or travel authority before travelling to Australia.
Plan your trip with australia.com (English) and australia.cn (Chinese), the official Tourism Australia website, offering a wide range of travel information and planning tools , a currency converter, daily weather updates, interactive maps, suggested holiday itineraries, holiday deals, specialist travel agents and more.
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.
A gateway to information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants, 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.
Information for international travellers. Information about what items must be declared for inspection, what happens if you fail to declare or dispose of any quarantine items or make a false declaration, what happens to seized items and what can't be mailed to Australia.
The TravelSECURE website provides information on the security measures in place at Australian airports and helps travellers prepare for their journey and clear the security checks at the airport quickly and easily.