Its capital is Sydney and as such, Australia as a whole does not border any country by occupying the main continental mass of the platform called Sahul. However, it has nearby Indonesia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia and New Zealand.

Australian English is the most spoken in the country, about 72.7% speak it. The other languages spoken are Mandarin, Arabic, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Italian as a large part of the population are immigrants.


  • The visa is a mandatory document to enter the country.
  • The passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months upon entry and exit from the country.
  • Take a sun block. Australia has the highest rate of skin cancer.
  • Acquire medical expenses insurance.
  • If you visit natural areas, follow the guides' instructions.
  • If you are stung by an animal, keep calm so that you can describe the animal and they can indicate the appropriate treatment.
  • The distances are enormous; it is convenient to travel by car or caravan.


Yellow fever vaccination is only mandatory if you are from a country where there is a risk or the disease is endemic.

The recommended vaccines are:

  • Tetanus and diphtheria
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Pneumococcal
  • Seasonal Influenza


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