All visitors travelling to Australia must have a valid visa to travel to and enter Australia. Once registration is complete and registration fees paid in full, a confirmation of registration, or the tax invoice for payment of the registration fees is sufficient to lodge a visa application. For VISA information please visit the Australian Immigration Office website:

It is strongly recommended that Australian visa applications are lodged at least two months prior to departure. New Zealand passport holders can travel to Australia without a visa and obtain a visa on arrival at the airport.

Traveling to Australia

Sydney airport is the busiest in Australia and one of the world’s oldest continuously operated commercial airports, with more than 35 airlines flying into Sydney Airport.

During Your Stay


  • BIOMAG registration fees do not include insurance coverage. Taking out an insurance policy from the country of origin is strongly recommended before travelling to BIOMAG. The policy should include: Loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of participation in the Conference or through cancellation of the Conference.
  • Loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason.
  • Loss of tour monies through cancellation for any reason including airline or related services strikes within Australia.
  • Failure to utilize tours or pre-booked arrangements due to airline delay.
  • Force Majeure or any other reason.
  • Medical expenses (including sickness and accident cover).
  • Loss or damage to personal property.
  • Additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered.

BIOMAG cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance.


Sydney enjoys a sunny climate with mild winters and warm summers, perfect for making the most of the outdoors. Plan ahead with this information on temperature and rainfall. During Spring, average temperatures range from 15.4 – 25.8°C (65.5 – 78.4°F), and average humidity spikes to 62%. Australians are generally informal dressers, but semi-formal attire is appropriate for special occasions or events. A light jacket is recommended for evenings.