About the destination

Australia is known for its unique flora and fauna. Among the animals living on the world’s largest island are koalas, kangaroos and Tasmanian devils. This exotic country is also known for its unique lifestyle: BBQs are part of the Australian way of life, as is surfing for those who live near the beaches.

Currency

The official currency of the country is the Australian dollar (AUD). If you plan to use your cards at your destination, be sure to inform your financial institution of the dates of your stay.

Language

Australia has no official language, but English is the predominant language in the country.

Health

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccines for the following diseases: hepatitis B, influenza, Japanese encephalitis, yellow fever and measles. When in doubt, remember not to eat anything that has not been boiled, cooked or peeled!

Passports

Your passport must be valid on the day you enter Australia.

Destination

Sydney

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Destination

Brisbane

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