Australian High Commission

Travelling to Australia

Travelling to Australia

From 30 June 2018, people travelling internationally will be required to present all powders in their carry-on baggage separately for screening, in addition to existing restrictions on liquid, aerosol and gels.

There will be quantity restrictions on some types of powders but most common powders remain unrestricted. Check the TravelSECURE webpage  before you travel.

Immigration and Visas

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


Plan your trip with, 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.

New Arrivals

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 protects Australia's border and manages the movement of people and goods across it.

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.

Information for International travellers:

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Jobs in Australia

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

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