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.
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 australia.com, 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:
Official holidays / celebrations in Australia