2018 Lorne Genome Conference

Visa & International Travel

Letter of Invitation

Invitation letters can be downloaded from your registration dashboard. This letter assists with your Visa application. You will be able to download an invitation letter once you have paid for your registration fee in full and have entered in your passport details.

How to download the invitation letter:

  • Log on to the registration dashboard as a return delegate by entering your email and password.
  • Scroll the menu to the 'Document' section and select the button 'Enter Details'.
  • Every field must be filled in for a Visa letter to be generated. Once all details have been filled in, click 'GO'. You will be taken back to the main screen and now a button 'Download Letter' will appear and by clicking this it will generate a PDF visa letter.

 Visa Application

Under Australian's universal visa system, all visitors to Australia must have a valid visa to travel and to enter Australia (other than New Zealand passport holders who will normally be granted a Special Category visa on arrival, provided they meet health and character requirements).

For information about visas, please check the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's website at: http://www.border.gov.au/ and http://www.border.gov.au/visas/Pages/StandAloneVisaFinder.aspx

Handy Australian Websites

Tourism Australia - http://www.australia.com/en

Australian Government - http://www.australia.gov.au/ 

Australian News/Media - http://www.abc.net.au/

Australian Exchange Rates - http://www.rba.gov.au/statistics/frequency/exchange-rates.html

Smartraveller - The Australian Government's travel advisory and consular information service http://smartraveller.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx 

This site is designed to help you get through the security checkpoints at the airport quickly and easily. It will help you understand the aviation security measures in place at Australian airports and why they are necessary. It provides information on preparing for your trip, what you are prohibited from taking on board, and travelling with children, medicines or sporting equipment. It also provides a number of videos that explain the screening process and liquids, aerosols and gels restrictions. This site will be updated with new information to reflect changes in airport security arrangements as they occur.