Australia is an Oceania country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world’s sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of 23.6 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated in the eastern states and on the coast. Australia is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the world’s 12th-largest economy.
** A vaccination certificate is required for entry for travellers over 1 year of age coming from countries with risk of YF except from Galápagos Islands in Ecuador, the island of Tobago and from Misiones Province in Argentina
Malaria – No malaria present
Traveler’s Diarrhea – Minimal risk exists throughout the country. Community sanitation is generally good. Health concerns related to food and beverages are minimal.
*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.