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Travel

International flights arrive directly into Perth Airport from many global transit hubs. From the airport it's an easy 35 minute taxi or coach ride to the city centre. For more information visit Perth Airport.

Bus transport between the conference hotel (Pan Pacific Perth) and conference venues will be provided.

Visa requirements for Australia

If you are from a country other than Australia or New Zealand you will need a visa and a valid passport or other acceptable travel document to enter Australia.

Important things to note:

  • apply for your visa in advance to allow for variances in processing times
  • ensure you obtain a visa letter (see information below) to attach to your visa application
  • participants required to lodge paper-based visa applications should do so at the Australian visa office nearest to their current country of residence.

Request your visa letter

Please contact us as soon as possible to request a visa letter. In your email please include your name as it appears on your passport, your personal (not professional) address, and date of birth.

Note – PhysChem might not be able to help if participants do not lodge their visa applications within recommended timeframes.

Please visit this website for more information on visa requirements for Australia.

Local Info

You may choose to extend your stay in Australia following the conference.

To learn more about Perth, go to Visit Perth City.

To learn more about Western Australia, go to Visit Western Australia.

Tourist Information

Below are some great resources to find out more about Western Australia and Fremantle as well as some great suggestions for what you can do whilst you are there.