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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:

  • Brunei - Darussalam
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong (SAR PRC)
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Korea, Rep of (South)
  • United States of America

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:

  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Republic of San Marino
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom – British Citizen
  • Vatican City.

You are not eligible to apply for the eVisitor if your only passport is a British National Overseas, British Dependent Territories Citizen, British Overseas Citizen, British Protected Person or British Subject passport.

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 Visitor visa (subclass 600) 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:

  • Full name (as it appears on Passport)
  • Gender
  • Full Street Address (Post Office Box is not accepted)
  • Organisation name
  • Phone
  • Fax
  • Email
  • Date of Birth (dd/mm/yy)
  • Country of Passport
  • Passport number and its expiry date 

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