The Essentials...

Know Before You Go:

Language? English

Currency? Australian Dollar

(1AUD is equivalent to 0.51 pound sterling).

Adapter? Three pin plugs.

Safety? Australia is considered generally safe. 


In general, Australia has pretty great weather all year round. The northern section has a more tropical climate; very hot and humid, especially during the summer months and still dry and warm in the winter months. The south of Australia is cooler summers and experiences more rain in the winter.

December and January are the hottest months, and July and August are the coldest.