Australian Consulate-General
Makassar, Indonesia

Travelling to Australia


The Department of Home Affairs website provides updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Immigration and Visas

All travellers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or travel authority before travelling to Australia.

Immigration and visas


Plan your trip with, the official Tourism Australia website, offering a wide range of travel information and planning tools including over 2000 images, a currency converter, daily weather updates, interactive maps, suggested holiday itineraries, holiday deals, specialist travel agents and more. Available in nine languages.

Tourist Refund Scheme

The Tourist Refund Scheme enables you to claim a refund, subject to certain conditions, of the goods and services tax (GST) and wine equalisation tax (WET) that you pay on goods you buy in Australia.

Australia's biosecurity and border controls

The Australian Border Force, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment and the Department of Health  are working together to facilitate the movement of people and goods across our border to protect Australia's environment, economy, health and wellbeing, and our security.

To avoid issues, penalties and fines, and to reduce the risk of experiencing delays when you return to Australia, check Smartraveller's advice on Biosecurity and Border Controls before you travel.

Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Australia

Jobs in Australia

The Australian Consulate-General is not able assist people to find employment in Australia.