azdownunder: News from Australia, from A to Z (Aussie to Zoology)


Welcome to our new educational and social site about Australia.


On this page we would like to write interesting news and interesting facts about Australia.
This page is not yet complete, please have a little patience.
You will find here something about the country, its development, and celebrate the partys, the Immigration and useful to the student exchange.


Travelling to Australia

All travelers, except New Zealand citizens require a visa to enter Australia, or an electronic travel authorization (ETA).

Plan your trip with help from, the official website of Tourism Australia. It provides comprehensive travel information and assistance for the planning, including over 2000 images, a Money Exchange Caculator, daily updated weather information, interactive maps, suggestions for itineraries, travel offers and information on specialist suppliers.

The Tourist Refund Scheme allows under certain conditions, the reimbursement of general sales tax (GST) and the wine tax (WET), which is paid on the purchase of goods in Australia.

The Australian Customs Service is responsible for the safety and protection of the Australian border and stands for the travel and the movement of goods available.

Information for International Travelers Information as to which objects a customs declaration is required, what happens if the quarantine underlying objects are not given or disposed of, or a false claim is made as to what happens to apprehended objects and what comes after the Post Australia
can be sent.

Information on study opportunities in Australia can be found at

Information on international scholarships - Australia Awards:

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Official holidays / celebrations in Australia

First January: New Year

26th January: Australia Day - National Holiday
Good Friday / Easter Monday

25th April Anzac Day: The anniversary of the first military action by Australian and New Zealand troops and soldiers from Tonga in the First World War - the landing at Gallipoli (Gelibolu - Turkey) in 1915.

Second Monday in June: Queen's Birthday

25-26.: December Christmas Party

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