Travellers Australia

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Travellers Australia is an open community for people planning a gap year or trip to Australia to discuss travels plans, tips and experiences with each other. Whether you're already in Australia, or planning a trip here soon - use the group to chat about visas, farmwork, travel tips and more. ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

Sophie Crew

Open group to discuss travels plans with members etc - visa, stories, experiences, plan trips....

Travellers Australia is an open community for people planning a gap year or trip to Australia to discuss travels plans, tips and experiences with each other. Whether you're already in Australia, or planning a trip here soon - use the group to chat about visas, farmwork, travel tips and more.
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Plan Your Trip

There is no better time to visit Australia and

When:  Tuesdays at 12.30pm
Where: UltimateOz office, 2 Lee St, 2000 NSW, Sydney (next to Central Station)

Hosted in conjunction with Travellers At Work, Travellers Refunds and Backpacker Training Centre, it’s a brief, straight-to-the-point presentation which takes you through all the essentials to finding work in Sydney. It lasts about 20 minutes and afterwards we will help you arange the following…

  • Australian Mailing Address
  • Bank Acccount
  • Tax File Number
  • Tax Returns
  • Job Training
  • Shared Long-Term Accommodation
  • Medicare

Medicare

ENROL FOR MEDICARE The public health system in Australia is covered by a Government body called Medicare. If you have been granted a Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417), then you may be eligible for Medicare cover during your time in Australia. Citizens of the UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium, Republic of Ireland* and NZ* are covered for the duration of your approved time in Australia. Citizens of Malta and Italy are covered by Medicare for a period of 6 months [...]

Get Your Visa

GET YOUR AUSTRALIAN WORKING HOLIDAY / TOURIST VISA Before you start booking your flights and hop on a plane here, be sure to get the Visa that’s right for you. If you’re planning a working holiday in Australia, there are two types of visa available – subclass 417 & 462. If you’re heading to Australia for fun, for a shorter period of time and don’t wish to work you can get a Tourist Visa – subclass 976 or 676. Working Holiday Visa [...]

Aussie Bank Account

SET UP YOUR AUSSIE BANK ACCOUNT You’re going to need an Australian bank account to find work in Oz, as employers won’t pay wages into your home (overseas) account. Even if you’re just travelling for a short period of time, it will save you loads in expensive withdrawal and transfer fees. Arranging a Commonwealth Bank account is simple and free! Simply follow the link below and you will receive an email direct from the bank with your new account details. [...]

Australia Facts

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT AUSTRALIA This place is huge! Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It’s about the same size as the 48 mainland states of the USA and 50 per cent larger than Europe, but has the lowest population density in the world – only two people per square kilometre. Beach paradise Australia’s coastline stretches almost 50,000 kilometres and is linked by over 10,000 beaches, more than any other country in the world. More than 85 per [...]

Get Travel Insurance

Planning a gap year can be quite a mission, especially if you leave home for more than just a few weeks. The fun begins once you take off jumping from one adventure to another. It’s when you start counting down the days that you realize there is still so much to do before you leave! Most people think about where to go first, what to see and where to go after, but can forget about some of the important things: [...]

Transfer Money

Need to transfer money into an overseas account, cheaply and quickly? Travellers Contact Point has teamed up with Tranzfers. The fee is a maximum of £7, they guarantee no receiving bank fees and their rates are much better. Best of all you can do it all on the net – so no more bank queues and forms! Why use Tranzfers Cheaper and faster way to transfer funds Low fees and excellent exchange rates Servicing the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, [...]