Travel Information links

Please be aware these links are only to assist you obtain further information for your travel planning.

Australian Customs and Border Security – Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) manages the security and integrity of Australia’s borders.

They work closely with other government and international agencies, in particular the Australian Federal Police, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Department of Defence, to detect and deter unlawful movement of goods and people across the border.

They employ more than 5000 people in Australia and overseas and our central office is in Canberra. They have a fleet of ocean-going patrol vessels and contract two aerial surveillance providers for civil maritime surveillance and response.

Protecting the Australian community through the interception of illegal drugs and firearms is a high priority and sophisticated techniques are used to target high-risk aircraft, vessels, cargo, postal items and travellers. This includes intelligence analysis, computer-based analysis, detector dogs and various other technologies.

Australian Passport Office – The Australian Passport Office issues passports to Australian citizens in Australia and overseas under the Australian Passports Act 2005 and related laws. In some cases they also issue other types of travel documents.

Currency Converter – Check currency conversion rates. Please remember currency fluctuate and this should only be used as a guide.

Health Information – Check the Health information for travel to over 200 international destinations using this link to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for guidance as to what might be required.

Smartraveller – This Australian Government site provides up-to-date information about the risks you might face overseas, helping you to make well-informed decisions about whether, when and where to travel.

Time – This link provides times in different parts of the world.

Tourist offices – This link will provide links to Tourist Offices.

VisaLink – Information on the relevant visas needed to reach destinations around the world.

Weather – This link takes you to a Weather site.

World Fact Book – An interesting link we have used in the past.