Currency: Australian dollar (A$ or AUD)
Key phrase to learn: How ya goin’? (How are you?)
Time difference: Australia is 11 hours ahead of London
Average flight time: 22 hours
International phone code: +61
Emergency services number: 000
Public holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1), Australia Day (January 26), Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday), Easter Saturday (Saturday before Easter Sunday), Easter Sunday, Easter Monday (Monday after Easter Sunday), Anzac Day (April 25), Queen’s Birthday (second Monday in June), Bank Holiday (August 1), Labour Day (first Monday in October), Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26).
Link to FCO travel advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/australia
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