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Visa information for delegates

If you do NOT have an Australian or New Zealand passport and are not presently in Australia then you will need a visa to attend the conference. There are three alternatives depending on your country of residency and citizenship.

Option 1

Citizens of some countries may be eligible to obtain an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA). These countries are listed at

The list includes countries such as:

* A Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) cannot be used to apply for an ETA. Residents of Hong Kong require a citizen passport to apply for this visa.

For more information on the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs' Electronic Travel Authority system visit the Electronic Travel Authority site at

Option 2

European passport holders may be eligible to obtain an online eVisitor. Eligible passports are listed at

The list includes countries such as:

Austria Iceland Poland
Belgium Ireland Portugal
Bulgaria Italy Romania
Cypress Latvia Republic of San Marino
Czech Republic Liechtenstein Slovak Republic
Denmark Lithuania Slovenia
Estonia Luxembourg Spain
Finland Malta Sweden
France Monaco Switzerland
Germany Netherlands United Kingdom
Greece Norway Vatican City

For more information on the Department of Immigration and Citizenship eVisitor service visit:

Option 3

All other passport holders will need to submit a paper-based application for a Business (Short Stay) visa (subclass 456) by downloading a form from 

Obtaining a visa is a lengthy process so please allow plenty of time.

We can assist by providing your details to the Australian Immigration Department in Australia who will liaise with their office in your country.  For the process to commence you should register for the conference ASAP.

Once you have registered we will contact you directly to obtain the following information to support your application:

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Preparations are underway for AusCERT2013 and we are looking forward to another great conference. Mark the dates in your calendar! AusCERT2013 will be held 20th-24th May 2013.

Tutorials will be Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st May 2013.

The main conference program will be Wednesday 22nd to Friday 24th May 2013.

The Gala Dinner incorporating the Australian SC Information Security Awards and AusCERT Awards will be on Thursday 23rd May.


AusCERT members receive 50% discount on their registration. For more information on how to become a member of AusCERT, contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Buy 2, Get 1 Free!
When you register 2 x delegates you can bring a 3rd person to AusCERT2013 FREE! We think that's a great deal and hope you do too :)

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