All international delegates must obtain a Visa or Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) before travelling to Australia. Please ensure you organise your documentation well in advance of travel.
Australia’s Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) (subclass 601) is an electronically-stored authority for travel to Australia for a short-term tourist or business entry. ETAs are issued within seconds of being requested through computer links between the Australian Immigration Department, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers around the world. Over 30 countries around the world have access to the free ETA system. Delegates from selected countries can also apply for a charge-free eVisitor visa (subclass 651).
Conference delegates from non-ETA countries will need to obtain a Business Visitor visa (subclass 600), even if some tourism activities are planned for part of the stay in Australia.
To explore visa options and get information on visa’s appropriate for you, visit the Department of Home Affairs website and answer a few short questions.
To request an individual invitation letter, please email
with your full name as it appears on your passport, and the name of your affiliated institute.