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Tourist information

Official tourist sites

Planning an Australian holiday? Explore these official tourist sites for things to do, places to see, accommodation, upcoming events and much more.

Australia's world heritage list

Index page for Australian properties on the World Heritage List. This site has a map of the properties and provides links to further information.

Department of the Environment

Canberra Guide

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and other apps - Visitors can now plan their trip to the Nation's Capital and search for events, attractions and public facilities in the territory.

National Capital Authority

Climate and weather

Australia's size, geography and location result in a diversity of climate patterns across the continent. Maps provide information about average as well as more extreme conditions.

Bureau of Meteorology

Heritage places and lists

There are a number of different lists or registers of natural, historic and Indigenous heritage places throughout Australia. A listing usually includes the location of a place, a description, and sometimes explains why the place is important.

Department of the Environment

Reciprocal health care agreements

Covers the cost of essential medical treatment for Australian residents when travelling in some countries. Also gives visitors from these countries some health services and subsidised medicines while visiting Australia.

Department of Human Services

Territories of Australia

The Australian Government administers the Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Christmas Island, the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the Coral Sea Islands, and the Jervis Bay Territory. The Department also manages the Government's interests in the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory and Norfolk Island.

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

There's nothing like Australia

iPad and Android - Explore Australia through this interactive book. It contains videos, stories, information on places to stay and an itinerary planner.

Tourism Australia

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