Master of International Public Health – Courses and Programs – The


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Master of International Public Health ( MIPH )

Entry requirements

Prerequisites are specific subjects or courses that students need to have studied and passed at year 12 matriculation level or tertiary equivalent. Prerequisites vary between programs, and are intended to ensure that students can handle the program content. Prerequisites can be met through a variety of qualifications, such as secondary studies, bridging programs, tertiary study or alternative qualifications.” class=”tooltip”>Prerequisites

An applicant must hold:

  • an approved degree in the same discipline, or
  • a degree in a different discipline and have completed one year full-time work experience in a healthcare setting, or
  • the Graduate Certificate and/or a Graduate Diploma in International Public Health from the university (or equivalent).

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Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Public Health

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Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites are specific subjects or courses that students need to have studied and passed at year 12 matriculation level or tertiary equivalent. Prerequisites vary between programs, and are intended to ensure that students can handle the program content. Prerequisites can be met through a variety of qualifications, such as secondary studies, bridging programs, tertiary study or alternative qualifications.” class=”tooltip”>Prerequisites

An applicant must hold:

  • an approved degree in the same discipline, or
  • a degree in a different discipline and have completed one year full-time work experience in a healthcare setting, or
  • the Graduate Certificate and/or a Graduate Diploma in International Public Health from the university (or equivalent).

Additional application information

A degree in one of the following disciplines would normally meet the approved degree requirement:

  • Behavioural and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biostatistics
  • Dentistry, Oral Health
  • Development Studies
  • Environmental Health
  • Exercise and Sport Science
  • Food Science
  • Health Economics
  • Health Management
  • Medicine, Medical sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Public Health or Health Sciences
  • Science
  • Speech Therapy
  • Veterinary sciences

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 – January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 – June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer – October 31 of the year of enrolment.

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requirements

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites are specific subjects or courses that students need to have studied and passed at year 12 matriculation level or tertiary equivalent. Prerequisites vary between programs, and are intended to ensure that students can handle the program content. Prerequisites can be met through a variety of qualifications, such as secondary studies, bridging programs, tertiary study or alternative qualifications.” class=”tooltip”>Prerequisites

An applicant must hold:

  • an approved degree in the same discipline, or
  • a degree in a different discipline and have completed one year full-time work experience in a healthcare setting, or
  • the Graduate Certificate and/or a Graduate Diploma in International Public Health from the university (or equivalent).

Visa requirements

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 – May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 – November 30 of the previous year.

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fees and costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

View Australian
fees and costs

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Careers

Graduates may choose roles as health professionals in government positions relating to health policy or as public health researchers. Qualifications in international health also help graduates secure a sought-after role with a non-government organisation or with international and bi-lateral aid agencies focussing on health and development such as the World Health Organisation and the World Bank .

To complete the Master of International Public Health

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #16 or #24 from the MIPH List.
Refer to MIPH rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Master of International Public Health

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the:


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Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science – Courses and Programs


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Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science ( MOHSSc )

Why study the Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science?

Courses

Study options

Entry requirements for Australian students

Entry requirements for International students

How to apply

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fees and costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

View Australian
fees and costs

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules .

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven’t yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Careers

Occupational health and safety professionals work to enhance the safety and health of all workers. OHS professionals work anywhere there is a workplace, so your future place of work could be as diverse as a remote mine site, a large corporate office, a laboratory or a movie set; within Australia or internationally.

On a day-to-day basis OHS professionals are involved in: monitoring and modifying the work environment; delivering education programs, including wellness programs; analysing workplace data; devising, evaluating and implementing OHS management systems; undertaking OHS auditing and inspections; completing accident investigation; ensuring compliance with legislation.

Occupational health and safety graduates enjoy a well paid and diverse career with an ability to work anywhere, including: remote, rural or urban regions; nationally or internationally; across all industries (including: mining, agricultural, retail, hospitality, construction, transport, manufacturing, health care); in government, private sector or consultancy, and enjoy flexible working conditions (including options for part-time work).

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists Inc
  • Safety Institute of Australia Ltd
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

To complete the Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science

To complete the Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student must complete #24 in total, comprising:

  • #22 for part A; and
  • #2 from Part B.

Refer to the MOHSSc rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science.

Program Rules for the Master of Occupational Health and Safety Science


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WINNERS: BEST GETAWAYS – PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2015

It’s official. here are the best towns, city and islands to stay in for 2015, winners of the Best Getaways in Australian Traveller’s People’s Choice Awards. 1. Winner Most Desirable Island Escape – Hamilton Island.

WINNERS: DREAM DESTINATIONS – PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2015

Where are you dreaming of travelling to in 2016? Here’s what you told us in the People’s Choice Awards. 1. Winner: 1 destination.

WINNERS: BEST EXPERIENCES – PEOPLE’S CHOICE 2015

Best ways to get out into the great Australian outdoors this year? Here are Australia’s best bushwalk, road trip, aquatic experience and.

10 REFRESHINGLY REFINED HUNTER VALLEY ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Looking for the most well-rounded choice of Hunter Valley accommodation around? You’ll definitely find a place to suit you among these 10 luxury.

MELBOURNE’S TOP 5 MOST AUTHENTIC DUMPLING RESTAURANTS

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Holidays Australian Holidays #travel #planner

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Have you ever wanted to explore Australia’s vast red centre or experience the thrill of cruising along the Great Ocean Road. Or jumping on a flight from Darwin to Sydney. How about snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef or panning for gold dust in the historic town of Bathurst? You can do all that and more when you plan your unique Australian adventure with one of our expert Flight Centre consultants.

Australia is one of the largest countries on Earth and its size is matched only by the sheer number of things to see and do in this diverse and dynamic land. When you tour Australia, you’ll be amazed at the variety of landscapes, ranging from clear coastal waters off the East Coast of Australia to the arid landscapes of the Outback and the rich, fertile valleys of South Australia’s wine country ensure that domestic travel has never lost its lustre among Australia’s travel-hungry citizens.

Come in and see one of our friendly Flight Centre consultants today to start planning your unique Australian holiday. With so many exciting domestic destinations on offer, the time is nigh to explore a little piece of your own backyard.

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Visas for Travel to Australia: Australian Visa Bureau #travel #discounts

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Australia Travel Visa

Visa Bureau is not affiliated with the Australian Government but is an independent UK company. Australian visas are available from the Australian Government at a lower cost or for free when you apply directly. Our comprehensive visa and immigration services include immigration advice from registered migration agents, an exceptional success rate, document checking and expedited visa processing.

The Australian Government requires that you have an Australian visa to enter Australia, unless you are an Australian passport holder or qualifying New Zealand passport holder.

For example, if you are travelling to Australia on holiday you will need a tourist visa. You can apply online for an instant ETA Tourist Visa for tourism trips up to three months. If you are traveling to Australia on business, you can obtain an ETA Business Visa .

How to Apply for an Instant ETA Travel Visa

ETA visas are processed instantly and linked electronically to your passport. Your ETA will be verified automatically when you check in for your flight to Australia and by an Australian Immigration officer when you arrive.

Alternatively, if you intend to travel to Australia for up to 12 months, you can apply for a Long-Stay e600 Visitor Visa or a Paper-Based 600 Visitor Visa . depending on your country of citizenship.

Need help deciding which visa you need?

Still confused about which travel visa you require for your trip to Australia? Use our fast, easy online travel visa advisor to find out exactly which visas you need for your trip to Australia.

Please select one of the following Australian travel Visa categories to begin your Online Visa Application.





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Australian Federation of Travel Agents #cheap #travel #packages

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ATAS is a registered trade mark of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – Trade mark no 1590981.

The material on this website and in documents associated with the AFTA Travel Accreditation Scheme (ATAS) is made available for general information only and on the understanding that the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) or ATAS is not providing advice, or indicating a commitment or preference to a travel service or travel service provider (travel intermediary). You must not rely on any material contained on this website or the fact that a voluntary industry accreditation scheme (ATAS) is in place and you acknowledge that you must take appropriate steps to verify and determine the appropriateness of any information before acting on it.

While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the material contained on this website and in the ATAS documentation, AFTA does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the contents or any inferences, and expressly disclaims liability for any loss, however caused and whether due to negligence or otherwise, arising directly or indirectly from the use of, inferences drawn, deductions made, or acts done in reliance on, this website, the ATAS accreditation scheme or documents associated with the scheme or the information contained in it, by any person.

Additionally, AFTA does not accept any liability that may arise (whether directly or indirectly) as a consequence of a person dealing with a travel agent which is accredited under the Scheme.





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Australian Travel: Holidays, Tours And Vacations #travel #package

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Australian Holidays Guide: Travel Tourism

We’d like to introduce you to the things that will help you make the most of your travels and holidays in Australia. Get an insight into the early history, understand the local culture, discover the great food and wine regions, visit some world renowned cities and find out more about the stunning natural attractions.

You’ll find an insight into how this country became the multicultural, vibrant and modern society that it is today and one of the world’s great vacation destinations.

Learn about the states, the regions and major cities, check out the most popular travel experiences, see which are the “must see” destinations and check out the calendar of events for all the states.

So if you are planning your Australian travel adventure, looking forward to a laid back vacation, wanting to pre-book a preferred tour or event, or lock-in your accommodation, then this is the site for you. You’ll find suggestions on where and how to save money, advice on the best ways to get around, links to great travel authority websites plus comparisons of the best lodgings throughout the length and breadth of the country.

Our accommodation comparison search engine offers over 14,000 properties throughout Australia and guarantees you the right accommodation, right dates and the right price. everytime. Hotels, apartments, beach resorts, ski resorts, country manors, farm stays, motels. it’s all there. You will find a superb collection of holiday resorts, with particular emphasis on both the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. two of Australia’s premier beach destinations.

You will find a wealth of regional and local information to assist with your planning and some of the best video promotions by Tourism Australia and the Australian states are included on the relevant pages. You can arrange your essential bookings with some of the leading travel and tourism providers without ever leaving the site.

So make the most of your time with us, we hope you’ll enjoy the experience.





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MBA in Australia, Australia MBA programs, resources, and admissions #australian #mba,


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Australia MBA

An Australian Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally respected degree that will enhance your earning potential and career opportunities around the globe. An MBA from one of Australia’s well-regarded business schools is a clear display of expertise in business and management, and a keen understanding of international business practices and policies. There are countless reasons for obtaining an Australian MBA, both on a professional and personal level; however, in an effort to emphasize just a few of the reasons that an Australian MBA is an excellent educational choice, here are some of the top reasons to pursue an Australian MBA: 1. Employers recognize Australian MBAs as a symbol of quality business management education mixed with knowledge and experience in the international marketplace. 2.

Guidance For Choosing A MBA Program Deciding on the right MBA program can be a daunting task. Over 30 schools in Australia offer MBA programs. An MBA can cost considerable time and money to complete, so how do you pick a school that is right for you? Here are some points to consider: Accreditation Find out if the business school is accredited by a higher learning commission. One such commission is the Association of Masters in Business Administration (AMBA). Another accrediting body is the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International.

The Amazing Australia MBA Guide Australia is one of the top study destinations for international students seeking a MBA.

Is a Australian MBA worth the long term cost? Fundamental skills Personal Experience Brad Stevenson who graduated with an MBA from the Geck School of Management in 2005 explains what he got out of his MBA.

MBA in Australia
The business world is an increasingly global environment. As businesses continue to extend their reach overseas, business professionals with international connections and real world know how are in high demand. For professionals interested in pursuing an education to help them get ahead in this competitive workplace, it may be time to consider a MBA in Australia.

The land Down Under has much to offer students in all areas, which is why there were over 540,000 international students in Australia last year. Of that number, at least 182,000 were enrolled in higher education programs, which includes a MBA in Australia. The percentage for students enrolled in a MBA in Australia jumped by almost 50% from previous years. This rise in popularity can be directly traced to Australia’s focused development of MBA programs with quality schools, top tier teachers, and increased funding.

Australian MBA programs reflect the best practices and most up to date theories on business. In addition to skilled professors and strong connections to thriving businesses in Australia, students who pursue a MBA in Australia have access to an engaging and relevant curriculum. Many schools also offer alternative measures for students to earn their MBA in Australia, including part time and full time options and remote learning opportunities. There are also numerous specializations available, featuring everything from finance to information technology.

Another powerful reason for international students to consider a MBA in Australia is the unique speed of the coursework. While many universities around the world offer various two year MBA programs, students who pursue a MBA in Australia can sometimes complete the coursework in as little as a year when attending school full time. This makes it easy to receive a degree quickly in order to move ahead in the workplace. It is also possible to spread the coursework out for up to five years for those students who wish to take classes part time while continuing to work in other capacities.

Many students also find that a MBA Australia degree is relatively cost effective. As the price of higher education skyrockets in other areas around the globe, students who pursue a MBA Australia degree can often find competitive prices. Most graduate level degrees in Australia cost anywhere from 12,000 to 18,000 a year in Australian dollars. However, since these programs can be finished quickly, the cost is kept especially affordable. There are also numerous scholarship opportunities available from individual schools and the Australian government. As another added benefit, all international students can receive health care coverage through their student visas while studying in Australia.

Though these are all compelling reasons to study business in Australia, one of the best reasons is Australia’s unique economic landscape. Australia is intimately connected to the booming Asian markets, conducting much business with cutting edge Asian companies. Accordingly, the Australian economy is equally vibrant, offering students a chance to make important international connections that can serve as a gateway to the Asian market after graduation. Many students who complete a MBA in Australia have ready access to lucrative job opportunities both in Australia and around the world.

Clearly, studying for a MBA at an Australian university can not only be economical and efficient, but it can also give students the background and connections they need to advance a successful career in the business world. On top of all that, students who study in Australia also have the chance to experience all the culture and vibrancy that this country has to offer. All of this can help students not only become better business professionals but well rounded people in the workplace and at home.


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Travel Advice for India – Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and

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India

Advice levels

India overall, exercise a high degree of caution

Pay close attention to your personal security at all times and monitor the media about possible new safety or security risks.

North-eastern states (Assam, Nagaland, Tripura and Manipur) and Chhattisgarh and the border areas of neighbouring states, reconsider your need to travel

There is a high level of risk in the country/area. This may be due to a very high threat of terrorist attack or a volatile and unpredictable security situation. If you are already in a destination where we advise you reconsider your need to travel and you are concerned about the security situation, you should consider leaving.

Cities of Jammu and Srinagar, reconsider your need to travel

There is a high level of risk in the country/area. This may be due to a very high threat of terrorist attack or a volatile and unpredictable security situation. If you are already in a destination where we advise you reconsider your need to travel and you are concerned about the security situation, you should consider leaving.

State of Jammu and Kashmir (except Ladakh region, Jammu and Srinagar) and India-Pakistan border (except Atari crossing), do not travel

The security situation is extremely dangerous. This may be due to a very high threat of terrorist attack, widespread armed conflict and or dangerous levels of violent crime. If you are already in a destination where we advise you do not travel you should consider leaving unless you have compelling reasons to stay.





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Australian Travel Agencies – Ezilon Australia #cheapest #flight

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  • Adventure Tours Australia – Australian owned company specialising in active tours focusing on the scenery, wildlife and Aboriginal culture of each area.

http://www.adventuretours.com.au/

  • Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA is the travel association representing various Australian travel agencies.
    http://www.afta.com.au/
  • Bakpak Travel – Backpack travel agency for budget travellers. Tours and transports around Australia.
    http://www.bakpaktravel.com/
  • Bookmein.com.au – Last minute hotel accommodation deals. Online bookings for restaurants, beauty salons, tours, attractions and more.
    http://www.bookmein.com.au
  • Centre One Tours Australia – Australian owned and operated coach touring company conducts tours covering the entire Australian continent.
    http://www.centreonetours.com.au
  • Crazy Flights – Australian travel agent offering cheap flights to London, and other destinations around the world, also provides accommodation.
    http://www.crazyflights.com.au
  • Direct Air Charter – Direct Air Charter is Australia’s premier 5 star air charter company.
    http://www.directair.com.au/
  • Expedia Australia – An online travel agent for Australia travel. Bringing you cheap flights, hotels, car hire and holiday packages.
    https://www.expedia.com.au/
  • Getoutoftown.com.au – Getoutoftown.com.au gives you a jump-start on your Victorian or New South Wales holiday.
    http://www.getoutoftown.com/?
  • Harvey World Travel – Australian travel agent that offers travel services and packages in Australia and the rest of the world.
    http://www.harveyworld.com.au
  • HeliSpirit – HeliSpirit is the provider of helicopter charter services in WA. You can rely on them to provide excellent helicopter tours.
    http://www.helispirit.com.au
  • Itoursntix.com – Australian Travel Specialists is Sydney’s travel centre representing Australia’s major tour operators.
    http://www.itoursntix.com
  • Luxury Australia – Aiming to offer a ‘Luxury Experience’ with boutique accommodation, tours and cruises in the most popular, unique or remote parts of Australia.
    http://www.luxuryaustralia.com.au
  • Ozhorizons Travel Agency – A travel guide to Australia with information on resorts, accommodation, tours and activities.
    http://www.ozhorizons.com.au
  • Paddy McHugh – From catching feral camels to leading major treks across the land, retracing early explores, walking the deserts and facilitating film crews from around the world.
    http://www.paddymchugh.com
  • Quadrant Australia – Rewarding experiences in agribusiness travel – agriculture, livestock, and agribusiness tours to Australia and the world.
    http://www.quadrantaustralia.com/
  • Scenic Tours – Offers luxury quality escorted touring holidays to Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Canada.
    https://www.scenic.com.au/
  • SIA Holidays – We are a fully licensed Australian travel agency providing an extensive range of travel package holiday options to Singapore, Maldives, Asia and Europe.
    https://www.siaholidays.com.au/
  • Skimax Australia – Skimax are one of Australia’s leading ski resort holiday specialists for snow skiing and snowboarding holidaymakers.
    http://www.skimax.com.au
  • SkyForce Air Charter – An agency the specialises in executive travel. Particularly with those who wish to us an aircraft charter plane.
    http://www.skyforce.com.au/
  • The Travel Company – Australian travel agents, in the management of your unique business or leisure travel needs.
    http://www.thetravelcompany.com.au
  • Total Luxury Australia – This website is designed for all travellers who wish to experience the wonders of Australia’s accommodation, tours and cruises in Style and Total Luxury.
    http://www.totalluxuryaustralia.com.au
  • Travel Australia – Offers travel agent services such as cheap flights, hotel deals, travel deals, holiday deals, car rentals and tourist attractions.
    https://www.travel.com.au/
  • Webjet Travel – Offering Qantas and other oneworld airlines, airfares online, including major discounts on insurance and access to hotel and car hire database in the world.

    http://www.webjet.com.au

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    Travelling to Australia – Australian High Commission #abc #travel

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    Travelling to Australia

    Immigration and Visas

    For information on Immigration and Visas, please click on the below link.

    Tourism

    Plan your trip with australia.com. 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.

    New Arrivals

    A gateway to information ranging from citizenship, health, settlement help for migrants, working conditions to buying a home in Australia.

    Customs and Quarantine

    Information for international travellers. Information about what items must be declared for inspection, what happens if you fail to declare or dispose of any quarantine items or make a false declaration, what happens to seized items and what can’t be mailed to Australia.





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    AUSTRALIA, AUSTRALIAN TRAVEL WEBSITES, TRAVEL INFORMATION ABOUT AUSTRALIA, TRAVEL IN AUSTRALIA

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    Australia

    Australia is a wonderful destination for the ultimate travel experience. There are no shortages of tourist attractions or fantastic accommodation, and the Australian people are friendly. The Australian wildlife, landscape, architecture and way of life are unique.

    Australian Explorer will help you travel around with confidence and plan your holiday in comfort. The user friendly accommodation. tourist attraction and transport sections make travelling in Australia a breeze – thousands of places to stay and visit are listed; ideal for all travellers to Australia.

    In addition, there are great pictures of famous and not so famous landscapes such as Uluru (Ayers Rock ), and the Olgas which you may want to visit when in Australia.

    Of course the purpose of this travel website is to assist you, the traveller, as much as possible when travelling in Australia. If there is any way that you believe we can improve this Australian Travel Website please contact us .

    Australian Capital Territory

    The population of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is a little over 300,000. The total area of the territory is a fraction over 2,400 square kilometres; tiny by Australian standards. The Capital Territory is surrounded by New South Wales. with the capital Canberra surrounding Lake Burley Griffin. which is man made.

    New South Wales

    New South Wales is Australias most populated state with over 6.2 million inhabitants. The state houses the countries largest and arguably the countries most well known city; Sydney. This is a place where over 3.25 million Australians call home. The state’s area totals 802,000 square kilometres.

    Northern Territory

    The Northern Territory is the most barren of all areas in the whole of Australia. It encapsulates a total area of 1.35 million square kilometres and accounts for 20% of the whole country. However, just 182,000 or 1% of Australias population lives here.

    Red is the predominant colour found in the soil, the rocks and Uluru (Ayers Rock) which are all situated in Central Australia (also known as the Red Centre ). Surrounding the centre are a number of meteorite crators, canyons and valleys. The capital of the Northern Territory is Darwin .

    Queensland

    Queensland is often referred to as the ‘holiday state’ and this is certainly a fitting title. The population of approximately 3.5 million live in the states 1,727,000 square kilometres.

    Queensland holds activities for everyone, and is the perfect holiday destination. It includes Surfers Paradise. Cairns. the Great Barrier Reef. many islands along the coast, a great number of beaches, rainforests and National Parks. The capital city of Queensland is Brisbane.

    South Australia

    Adelaide. the capital, has been called ‘the city of churches’ and is home to 80% of the regions population of roughly 1.47 million, living in 984,277 sq km.

    Tasmania

    Tasmania is the one and only island state of Australia, encapsulating 67,800 square kilometres and housing over 474,000 people. The Bass Strait is to the North, Tasman Sea to the East and the Southern Ocean to the South. The capital is Hobart which is well worth a visit.

    There are plenty of National Parks all over Tasmania. offering fabulous scenery, great walking trails and various outdoor activities. Waterfalls are also popular in Tasmania. including the beautiful Russell Falls.

    Victoria

    Victoria may be Australia’s smallest mainland state, but this does not stop it from still hosting some of the best National Parks and wonderful landscapes in the country.

    The population is relatively large in Australian terms with 4.6 million people living in an area of 228,000 sq km. The Capital city is Melbourne as shown in the photograph to the left.

    Western Australia

    Western Australia is the largest state in Australia, accounting for approximately one third of the Australian continent. It covers 2,525,500 square kilometres.

    The magnificent coastline is 12,500 kilometres long, spanning 2,400 km from north to south. Despite the huge size, the population is less than 1.8 million, 80% of which live in and around Perth (approx. 1.4 million).





    10/02/2017

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