Australia Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Australia Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Austria, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc. 

It suffices to say that the attractions of Australia can be summarised as natural beauty and cultural richness. Whether for its Great Barrier Reef, desert landscapes, bold vineyards, beautiful beaches, cosmopolitan culture or geological formations, this country in itself embodies the beauty of Oceania. For all those who are looking for adventure, Australia is a must. You’ll have the choice between many extremes, from idle and calm beaches to scorching deserts. During your visit, be sure to also make a stop in the big urban cities of Australia like Darwin, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney.

While traveling to Australia, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
A beautiful landscape in Australia

Recommended travel vaccinations for Australia

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
Japanese EncephalitisMosquito bites
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Australia

MedicationAdditional Information
Acetazolamide/DexamethasoneRecommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness
Azithromycin/SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

Current Weather in Australia


Medical Care in Australia

Australia not only serves as a dream travel destination, but offers visitors an excellent health care system. There is no need to worry about emergency or medical complications if travelling to the country, as you will have access to an excellent quality of care, especially in large cities. In addition, most medical centers offer modern equipment. Australian general practitioners and specialists operate in private clinics or in public hospitals, yet fees can prove quite expensive. You can equally take advantage of the special care offered by flying doctors, especially in emergency situations. If there are serious health problems, medical evacuation to the United States will be recommended.

In case of an emergency, you should dial 000.

Is Australia Safe for Travel

Safety and Security Descriptive
Crime Risk present
Terrorism Risk present
Demonstrations Risk of violence
Road safety Caution required in rural areas
Public transportation Safe and reliable
Remote areas Monitor reports carefully before entering such areas
Trekking/mountaineering/hiking Click the link below for precautions
Women’s safety Risk present
Swimming Swim in supervised beaches only
Fraud Risk present
Risk level Normal security precautions
Please click here for more information.

Do I Need a Visa to Visit Australia?

Before you travel, check with your transportation company about passport requirements. Its rules on passport validity may be more stringent than the country’s entry rules.

visa (or an Electronic Travel Authority) and a passport are required to enter Australia. The passport must be valid at the time of entry.

Please click here for more information.

Embassy of Canada to Australia information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian High Commission to Australia (CANBERRA)
Street Address:
Commonwealth Avenue,
Canberra ACT, Australia 2600

Tel.: (61) 2 6270 4000
Fax: (61) 2 6270 4060

Email: [email protected]

Canadian Consulate to Australia (SYDNEY)
Street Address:
Level 5, Quay West Building, 111 Harrington Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Tel.: 61 (2) 9364-3000
Fax: 61 (2) 9364-3098

Email: [email protected]

Click here to access the embassy’s website