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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Australian High Commission – Australia House - Strand - London - WC2B 4LA - t 0207 379 4334 - www.uk.embassy.gov.au.

Republic of Ireland

Australian Embassy – 7th Floor - Fitzwilton House - Wilton Terrace - Dublin 2 - t 01 664 5300 - www.ireland.embassy.gov.au.

Time difference

In winter the time is GMT+8 in Western Australia, GMT+9.30 in South Australia and Northern Territory and GMT+10 on the east coast and in Tasmania. Daylight savings time (+1hr) is observed in summer in New South Wales, ACT, Victoria and South Australia.


A passport and electronic travel authority (ETA) are required for stays of less than three months. For longer stays, a visa is required.


Recommended vaccinations : DT polio.

Travel insurance is advisable (automatically provided by some bank cards).



www.fco.gov.uk - www.dfa.ie - For travel advice issued by government bodies.


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