If your query relates to visiting, working in or migrating to Australia, you will need advice from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. The website address is: www.immi.gov.au
The Department website provides answers to over a hundred of their frequently asked questions about migration and visa issues.
Useful links for visa and migration information
The Visa Finder can help you find the Australian visa most likely to meet your specific circumstances. It includes the most common Australian visas, but does not include every visa.
A range of temporary and permanent skilled visas are available for people who want to either work temporarily or migrate to Australia.
Information for people wishing to holiday in Australia and supplement their travel funds through employment.
Information for people studying or seeking study, training, or skills development in Australia
Visa options for fiance(e)s, partners, children, parents and other family members.
Booklets designed to help you understand who qualifies to migrate to Australia, and how to make an application. Information booklets are far more detailed than information forms and describe the procedures to follow for migration or some temporary entry visas.
Visa, access to benefits and citizenship issues relating to New Zealanders in Australia.
Everyone travelling to Australia must present a valid and approved travel document as evidence of their identity and nationality.
Information on getting an assessment of occupational qualifications, skills or experience that you have gained overseas.
Advice on the use of migration agents to help with your application
Everyone who wishes to enter Australia must be assessed against the character requirements.
Find out all about living in Australia, what it is like, Australian culture and values, plus what things you need to do first.
Find the contact details for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship in your country, or closest to you.
For any other queries
For any other queries relating to permanent residency, immigration, visas, working in Australia or refugee or humanitarian entry, please consult their frequently asked questions or contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection directly through their website.