The latest news about the visa for Australia.


Import Restrictions and the eVisitor Australia Visa

Passengers need to prepare well for their travel to Australia. Avoid travel stress and read on for more on import restrictions and how to apply for a visa...

News report | 23-08-2022 | 13:22:45

Partial Australia visa policy easing

As of 1 July new visa rules apply for Australia. Mainly the higher educated who have stayed during COVID-19 are affected. Find out what else is changing...

News report | 11-08-2022 | 14:12:34

Australia outsources biometric data on visas

Due to the high number of visa applications, Australia is going to outsource the task of collecting biometric data for the visa procedure to third parties...

News report | 28-07-2022 | 15:00:14

Cruise holiday in Australia

Australia is the perfect country to explore on a cruise holiday. To be allowed to enter Australia during a cruise holiday, you will need a visa...

News report | 22-07-2022 | 15:13:50

Long processing times visa applications in Australia

Many visa applications in Australia have a longer processing time than usual. Read what you need to do to apply for a visa Australia...

News report | 07-07-2022 | 10:20:29

Australia fast tracks migrant worker visa applications

Due to a shortage of migrant workers, the Australian Department of Home Affairs is expected to speed up these visa applications...

News report | 09-06-2022 | 11:25:25

When to apply for an ETA Australia?

Since 6 April it is once again possible to apply for an ETA Australia. This visa for Australia can only be applied for on a special app...

News report | 13-04-2022 | 13:57:37

Australia implements series of visa relaxations

To solve the increasing shortage of international students and workers, the Australian government has implemented a series of visa relaxations...

News report | 01-04-2022 | 11:34:53

Group applications not checked simultaneously

Even tough the applications of Australian visas can be submitted as a group, it does not guarantee a simultaneous approval of all visas...

News report | 04-03-2022 | 14:17:55

Australia became stricter at approving student visas

Due to increasing fraud, the Australian Immigration Service has recently become much stricter when it comes to approving student visas. ...

News report | 03-03-2022 | 14:56:49

Australia ETA application temporarily not possible

Applying for an Australia ETA online is temporarily not possible. European travellers can apply for an eVisitor visa instead...

News report | 23-02-2022 | 13:55:23

Exemption Australia no longer needed from 21 February

As of 21 February, travellers to Australia no longer need to apply for an exemption. A valid Australia visa is sufficient...

News report | 18-02-2022 | 13:39:01

Novak Djokovicʼs visa for Australia has been revoked

The Australian visa of Novak Djokovic has been revoked, so the world number one in the menʼs category is not allowed to participate in the Australia Open...

News report | 14-01-2022 | 09:31:06

Application delays for Australia visa

Travellers sometimes have to wait for more than a month before their Australia visa is approved, even if they have already received an exception permit...

News report | 04-01-2022 | 08:48:53

Australia open for travellers with specific visas

From 1 December, holders of specific visas will be allowed to travel to Australia again. However, the new rules do not apply to tourists yet...

News report | 23-11-2021 | 13:12:17

Applying for an exemption to travel to Australia

To travel to Australia, you need a visa and a travel exemption. Find out how to apply for a travel permit and link it to your visa...

News report | 18-11-2021 | 15:05:58

Australia extends travel ban until 17 December

Australia has extended the current travel ban till 17 December 2021. There are signs that the travel ban will not be renewed after that date...

News report | 01-10-2021 | 11:14:12

Australia introduces a new type of work visa

Australia is facing major shortages in the agricultural sector. The government wants to change this by introducing a new type of visa...

News report | 10-09-2021 | 10:39:15

Cruises and harbours in Australia

On a cruise, you will see Australia from a different perspective. Take into account the rules of the Australia visa and the maximum duration of stay...

News report | 14-07-2021 | 15:15:27

Working as au pair in Australia

If you would like to work in Australia as au pair, check which Australia visa you need for your stay and apply for it on time...

News report | 07-04-2021 | 16:27:47

Backpacker shortage in fruit and vegetable sector

Due to the coronavirus, Australian growers are facing a shortage of seasonal workers. It is not yet known when backpacker visas will be issued again...

News report | 07-04-2021 | 16:25:16

Discover Tasmania, the island south of Australia

Tasmania, the island south of Australia, isn’t flooded with tourists, even though it can be visited with the normal Australia visa...

News report | 21-09-2020 | 14:02:11

Frustrations down-under: What is going on in Australia?

Borders that open and close. Visas that are approved and can’t be used. What’s going on in Australia?...

News report | 14-09-2020 | 15:57:54

Fraud with the Australian visa system

The digital Australian visa system is being abused more and more by foreigners trying to stay in the country permanently...

News report | 24-04-2020 | 11:03:12

Australia to invest 30 million dollars in visa system

Australia has announced that they will invest 30 million dollars in their visa system. This has led to a surge of criticism...

News report | 08-01-2020 | 12:00:45

Australia: apply for e-visa or ETA?

To travel to Australia you need a visa. Travellers that meet the requirements are better off applying for an eVisitor visa Australia instead of an ETA...

News report | 02-09-2019 | 15:57:54

Less rigid criteria for work holiday Australia, eVisitor still possible

Australia will be loosening the rules for a work holiday in Australia. Applying for an eVisitor also remains possible...

News report | 15-04-2019 | 10:35:32

Five changes to the Australia visa in 2019

The Australian government has made five changes to the Australia visa. Read how this may impact your trip...

News report | 15-01-2019 | 10:35:32

Take phone search into account when traveling to Australia

Australia is a country with strict immigration and quarantine rules. Itʼs important to know these rules; for instance, your phone might be searched...

News report | 05-11-2018 | 18:12:12

Applying for the right Australia visa

Applying for a visa might seem easy, but there are still plenty of people that face problems once they arrive in Australia. Select the right visa...

News report | 02-05-2018 | 11:24:09

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