The following links will provide you with information on Australia.
- Australia (http://www.australia.com) - official site for Australian Travel and Tourism Australia
- About Australia (http://www.about-australia.com) - an Australian travel guide (including tours, accommodation, events) and Australian travel information for facts about Australia and the Australian way of life
- Department of Home Affairs and Australian Customs (http://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au) - for information on visas and living in Australia and the security and integrity of Australia's borders
- Migration Agent Registration Authority (http://www.mara.gov.au) - for information on the registration and regulation of the migration advice profession in Australia
- Consumer Guide booklet (http://www.mara.gov.au/news-and-publications/publications/consumer-protection/) - for information about the migration advice profession, functions of MARA, the legislation regulating the profession, what a client can reasonably expect from a migration agent and complaint procedures
- Migration Institute of Australia (http://www.mia.org.au) - the professional body for registered migration agents
- Australian Government (http://www.australia.gov.au) - this website is your connection with government in Australia. It links to information and services on around 800 Australian Government websites as well as selected state and territory resources. It also searches over three million government web pages
- Australian Stock Exchange (http://www.asx.com.au) - for information on trading in securities and derivatives (such as, shares, futures, options and warrants) also provides market data
- Australian Taxation Office (http://www.ato.gov.au) - for information for both individuals and businesses about Australia’s tax system
- Centrelink (http://www.centrelink.gov.au) - for information about Australia’s social security system
- Adult Migrant English Program (http://www.immi.gov.au/living-in-australia/help-with-english/amep/) - AMEP provides basic tuition in English to help eligible adult migrants and refugees settle successfully in Australia
- Adult Multicultural Education Services (http://www.ames.net.au) - Australia’s largest provider of specialist, multicultural language, employment and settlement services
- Bureau of Meteorology (http://www.bom.gov.au) - for Australian weather information
- Foreign Investment Review Board (http://www.firb.gov.au) - the Board examines proposals by foreign interests seeking to undertake direct investment in Australia
- Oanda (http://www.oanda.com) - a multi-lingual Foreign Exchange Currency Converter with up-to-date exchange rates for 164 currencies
Many countries require at least six (6) months' validity on your Passport, some require at least three (3) months, yet some are happy to let you enter so long as you depart before your Passort runs out.
- useful website is visalink.com.au which allows you to search by country and the purpose of your visit for information including visas and passport validity
- another good site is http://www.doyouneedvisa.com/ which provides a basic answer with a link to the relevant website.