Passport & Visa Information

All visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. Welcome letters can be requested following completion of Congress registration by emailing the Congress Managers via or visa information please refer to the website of the Department of Home Affairs.

Please note – it is strongly recommended that Australian visa applications are lodged at least two months prior to departure from your point of origin.

If you are a New Zealand citizen, do not have tuberculosis or a criminal conviction, you can travel to Australia without applying for a visa in advance. You will be eligible for a Special Category Visa (subclass 444) which is granted on arrival when you travel on a valid New Zealand passport.

For VISA information please view the information on the following websites: 

Business Short Stay Visa


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