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In Australia, the emergency number (for police/fire/ambulance)  is 000 (or “triple zero”). Other numbers worth noting are: SES (State Emergency Services): 132 500 Police attendance (in all states except Victoria): 131 444 International incident emergency hotline (from within Australia): 1300 555 135 (from outside Australia): +61 2 6261 3305…

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There are many universities in Australia, all offering courses across a wide range of disciplines. There are 8 universities which form a coalition called the Group of Eight (Go8), and include some of the country’s oldest and largest universities. It is important to note that universities not part…

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Each state has their own university admission schemes. You can apply for a undergraduate course (if you have not yet graduated from a bachelor’s degree) or a postgraduate course (if you have already graduated from tertiary study). New South Wales and Australian Capital City If you have undertaken…

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Temporary visitors If you are on a temporary visa, you may be able to drive in Western Australia on your current overseas licence, but you must carry with you: Your current overseas licence; AND An official English translation OR International Driving Permit Driving in Western Australia (WA) If…

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Driving in Victoria (VIC)

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Temporary visa If you are on a temporary visa, you are able to drive on your current overseas licence for the length of your stay in Victoria. However, you must carry on you at all times: Your current overseas visa; AND An official English translation OR International Driving…

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