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Australians trying to return home

If you are overseas and wish to come home, you are encouraged to make plans to return. 

Given the continuing risks from coronavirus (COVID-19), continue to expect delays and disruptions to travel plans. 

For information on border restrictions see Home Affairs. If you are having trouble returning home, see what help is available on Smartraveller.

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Vaccine information for Australians overseas

Australia’s COVID-19 vaccinations will be available to people in Australia. The domestic rollout does not extend to Australian citizens while overseas.

For more information on COVID-19 vaccinations for Australians overseas, head to

Travel and visas

Information for international students

Information for international students during coronavirus including access to superannuation and support resources. 

Find out more about support available to international students

Book your COVID-19 vaccination

Everyone over the age of 12 is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination. Visit the Eligibility Checker or your State or Territory site below to book.