Australian Embassy

Travelling to Australia

If you are not an Australian citizen, then you need a visa or travel authority to visit, travel to, or migrate to Australia.


Plan your trip with, the official Tourism Australia web site that offers a wide range of travel information and planning tools, including over 2,000 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.

Customs and Quarantine

The Australian Border Force 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 siezed items and what can't be mailed to Australia.

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia