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Find the best Australia visas for your holiday, work or study downunder. Eligibility and requirements explained. Plus how to apply for each Australian visa.
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All visitors need to get visas for Australia before they arrive.
There are different requirements for short or long term tourism, working holiday or study.
And you can apply online, by paper application or in person at your country's Australian Embassy, High Commission or designted visa application processing agency.
Here's where you find the right visa for you. And what you'll need to make a successful application.
Get an ETA electronic Australia tourist visa online for your non-work Sydney stay of up to three months.
Leave Australia and come back in again for another three months.
Valid for a year, it's quick, cheap and easy to obtain.
Here's a list of simple steps to follow to apply for your ETA Australia tourist visa online.
European passport holders can apply online for an eVisitor Australia travel visa.
It's free and it's instant.
Your eVisitor visa is valid for a year and you can stay up to three months in a row at any one time.
Here's how to come to Sydney with an eVisitor Australia travel visa.
Long stay Australia visas (subclass 676) cover non-work visits of up to 12 months.
They're simple to get for stays of up to 6 months, a little more complex if you want to stay longer.
Here's how to get a long stay Australian holiday visa for your Sydney extended stay.
You can work or study and holiday at the same time.
If you meet certain conditions you can even rinse and repeat.
They're the best Australia visas for a cheap extended stay in Sydney or the bush.
How to apply online for a holiday working visa Australia if you're 18-30 (and from the right country).
Under 30 and not covered above?
You may still be able to get a work and holiday visa for Australia (with slightly different rules).
See if you fall within these holiday and work visa for Australia guidelines, then finance your Sydney or outback travel by working as you go.
Eligibility, conditions, cost. Ask your questions and get the answers here.
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