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General Information

The national language of Australia is English.

The national currency of Australia is Australian dollar (AUD).

1 AUD equals  .
equals  AUD.

Location

Australia

The distance from to Australia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Australia. Exercise normal precautions in Australia. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Australia is 42. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 000 to call the police in Australia.

LGBT

Australia has a score of 6 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Australia ranks #28 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) events in Australia. Australian federal law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Australia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Australia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Australia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Australia, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type I
Weather

The temperature difference between Australia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 52–80°F  /  11–27°C 32% 0%
Sun November 10 52–89°F  /  11–32°C 21% 0%
Mon November 11 60–100°F  /  15–38°C 9% 0%
Tue November 12 61–90°F  /  16–32°C 30% 1%
Wed November 13 53–83°F  /  11–28°C 31% 0%
Thu November 14 54–87°F  /  12–30°C 20% 0%
Fri November 15 59–95°F  /  15–35°C 16% 0%
Sat November 16 62–94°F  /  17–35°C 18% 0%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:43 am and sets at 08:00 pm. This equates to 13.3 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Australia, it is in . When the sun sets in Australia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Australia is 3.92 AUD. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.92 AUD. Every hour of waiting time costs 47.58 AUD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Australia.

The minimum driving age is 15 years 9 months (ACT) 16 (all other states and territories).

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 AUD in Australia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 12.56 AUD.

The legal drinking age in Australia is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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