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Currency/Banking
The currency used is the Australian dollar. Banking hours are usually 0900 -1600hrs, Monday to Friday. Automatic Teller Machines are well spread throughout Gold Coast business district. International credit cards are accepted throughout the country banks, most hotels and city stores.

 

GST Information

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a broad-based ten percent tax included in the shelf price of most Australian goods and services. The Tourist Refund Scheme allows international travellers to claim a GST refund (subject to certain conditions) on goods purchased in Australia. The refund only applies to items worn or goods taken onboard as hand luggage when leaving the country.

For more information, please visit www.customs.gov.au.

 

Immigration Information

Travellers to Australia need a valid passport or similar certificate of identification. Everyone, except travellers with Australian and New Zealand passports, requires a visa. You may ask your travel agent for advice or to have them organise your visa.

For more information, visit www.immi.gov.au.

 

Electricity

Australia uses a 240 volt 50 cycle system with 3 pin flat plugs.

 

Insurance

The registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. Participants are advised to take out personal insurance, including cover for travel, accommodation and personal possessions. The Australian Physiotherapy Association does not cover individuals against the cancellations of bookings for any reason including cancellation or postponement of the conference or for theft or damage to belongings.