Travelling to Australia
Australia has strict biosecurity laws to help minimise the risk of pests and diseases entering the country. Find out more about Australia’s biosecurity and border controls.
Domestic power points in Australia are 240V with a standard 3-pin earthed power outlet. If travelling from overseas, you must bring a power point adaptor to suit your devices.
In spring, expect fresh mornings and brisk nights with average temperatures between 6 - 19°C (42.8 - 66.2°F). Some describe it as cold with a gentle breeze.
Canberra is the nation’s capital, located approximately 240km southwest of Sydney. Home to iconic museums and galleries, Canberra is known for its bushland setting and many walking and bike trails. There are also over 100 vineyards within a 35-minute drive from the city and national parks within a 45-minute drive. Go to the Visit Canberra and Visitor Information Centre websites to learn more.
If sightseeing using public transport, you can plan your travels around Canberra using Transport Canberra’s Journey Planner. If you are flying into Sydney airport, Murrays and Greyhound have buses to Canberra.