A trip to Australia is something most travellers dream about. Whether you want to go for a holiday, to study or to emigrate, the country is like a magnet and its power of attraction is incredibly strong. Returning travellers are unanimous, you are guaranteed to discover an amazing country.
Lovers of cosmopolitan cities or of wide-open spaces, a trip to Australia is right for you. The antipodes are not just a kangaroo's jump away, so don't go if you're not prepared for a long trip.
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British citizens do need visas to enter Australia. You can apply online for an electronic visitor visa.
You may need to undergo a health examination before a visa is granted, e.g. if you're over 75 years of age.
Telephone prefix +61
You can get the internet absolutely everywhere in Australia. In restaurants, bars, hotels...there's Wi-Fi... It's no problem getting a connection.
The High Commission of Australia in London
Strand, London WC2B 4LA
Tel: +44 20 7379 4334
British High Commission Canberra
Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla
Canberra ACT 2600
Tel: +61 (0)2 6270 6666