Australia Fact Sheet

Australia Fact Sheet

This fact sheet is for Canadian nationals only. Please note if you are not a Canadian passport holder you will need to check with your relevant Country Embassy.

Travel AdviceTravel advice and advisories for Australia
EmbassyEmbassies and consulates | Australia (travel.gc.ca)
Entry RequirementsArriving and leaving (abf.gov.au)
Visa InformationLatest travel and visa advice (studyaustralia.gov.au)
Cultural InsightsHofstede Country Comparison -- Australia
InsuranceInsurance | Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) (studyaustralia.gov.au)
Currency ConversionLive Exchange Rate: Canadian Dollar to Australian Dollar
Health InformationHealth and safety (studyaustralia.gov.au)
Solo Female TravelAustralia Solo Female Travel Safety Tips and Advice (solofemaletravelers.club)
Gay Travel Indexgaytravelindex.pdf (gayguide.travel)

Emergency Numbers:

Ambulance000
Fire000
Police000

Country Facts

Capital cityCanberra
LanguageEnglish
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Phone Code+61
Internet Code.au
Time ZoneUTC+10 (various time zones)
Drives onLeft
Plug TypesType I
Drinking WaterSafe to drink
Dominant ReligionProtestant 23.1%, Roman Catholic 22.6%, other Christian 4.2%, Muslim 2.6%, Buddhist 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, Hindu 1.9%, other 1.3%, none 30.1%, unspecified 9.6%
Significant Dates

January 27 - Australia Day (National Day)