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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

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U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
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    City: ADELAIDE
    Mission: Royal Danish Consulate
    Address: Level 2225
    Grenfell Street
    Adelaide
    SA 5000
    Tel: (61) (8) 8212 7280
    Fax: (61) (8) 8212 7282
    E-mail: bcadel@camtech.net.au

    City: BRISBANE
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: Level 26, Waterfront Place,
    1 Eagle Street, Brisbane
    Queensland 4000
    Tel: (61) (7) 3223 3200
    Fax: (61) (7) 3236 2576
    E-mail: britishconsulate@bigpond.com
    Hours: 2300 - 0700

    City: CANBERRA
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: Commonwealth Avenue,
    Yarralumla,
    Canberra,
    ACT 2600,
    Australia
    Tel: (61) (2) 6270 6666
    Fax: (61) (2) 6273 3263
    E-mail: bhc.canberra@emb.gov.au
    Hours: Apr-Oct: 2245-0230 / 0330-0700
    Nov-Mar: 2145-0130 / 0230-0600

    City: CANBERRA
    Mission: Consular Section (Passports/Visas)
    Address: Level 10, SAP House,
    Canberra Centre,
    Canberra, ACT 2601,
    Australia
    Tel: (61) (2) 1902 941 555 (premium rate)
    (61) (2) 039 414 5517
    Fax: (61) (2) 1902 941 600
    E-mail: bhc.consular@emb.gov.au
    Hours: Apr-Oct: 2215 - 0630
    Nov-Mar: 2115 - 0530

    City: MELBOURNE
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: 17th Floor,
    90 Collins Street,
    Melbourne,
    Victoria, 3000,
    Australia.
    Tel: (61) (3) 9650 4155
    Fax: (61) (3) 9650 2990
    E-mail: bcg.melb@hotkey.net.au
    Hours: Apr-Oct: 2300-0730
    Nov-Mar: 2200-0630

    City: PERTH
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: Level 26, Allendale Square,
    77 St George's Terrace,
    Perth, Western Australia,
    6000, Australia.
    Tel: (61) (8) 9221 5400
    Fax: (61) (8) 9221 2344
    Hours: 0100-0500 / 0600-0900

    City: SYDNEY
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: Level 16, The Gateway,
    1 Macquarie Place,
    Sydney NSW,
    2000, Australia
    Tel: (61) (2) 9247 7521
    Fax: (61) (2) 9251 6201
    E-mail: bcg-syd@enternet.com.au
    Hours: Apr-Oct: 2300-0230 / 0330-0700
    Nov-Mar: 2200-0130 / 0230-0600
    
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    City: CANBERRA
    Mission: Embassy of the United States of America
    Address: Moonah Place,
    Yaralumla,
    ACT 2600,
    Australia
    (Mailing: APO AP 96549)
    Tel: (02)-6214-5600 (8am-5pm Mon-Fri)
    Fax: (02)-6214-5970
    E-mail: usiscanb@ozemail.com.au
    Hours: Thursday 9am to 10am.
    Call for appointment.
    (Tel hours - Mon to Fri, 2pm to 4pm)


    City: MELBOURNE
    Mission: Consulate-General of United States of America
    Address: Level 6,
    553 St. Kilda Road,
    Melbourne.
    (P.O. Box 6722,
     Melbourne,
     VIC 3004,
     Australia)
    Tel: (3) 9526-5900
    Hours: Mon- Fri, 9am - 1pm
    (except the last Wed of the month)
    (Tel hours - Mon- Fri, 2pm - 4pm)


    City: PERTH
    Mission: The U.S. Consulate General
    Address: Level 13,
    16 St George's Terrace,
    Perth, WA 6000,
    Australia.
    Tel: 08-9231-9400
    Hours: Mon - Fri, 1300 - 1400
    (Tel hours: Mon - Fri, 0800-1630)

    City: SYDNEY
    Mission: Consulate General of the United States of America
    Address: New South Wales,
    Queensland,
    Australian Capitol Territory,
    Norfolk Island,
    Australia
    Tel: (2) 9373-9200
    Fax: (2) 9373 9125,
    (2) 9373 9184
    E-mail: amvisa@state.gov
    Hours: Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1230
    Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1300 / 1400 - 1700

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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
and
ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info@bakpaka.com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

Small scale, locally produced, low-impact ecotours:
EarthFoot

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures
,
Dragoman

DIVEWORLD
Get the official and independent view on dive sites and facilities around the world.

The way the world learns to dive:
PADI

The magazine divers trust:
Scuba Diving

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

Select the Country, Resort and Skill Level amongst other preferences at:
Ski Guide

Up-to-date and useful information about budget travel in Australia at:
Aussie Backpacker

News and comment from around the world:
World News Australia & Oceania

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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Australasia & Pacific

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at: Backpackers Resorts

Australia's budget accommodation guide:
Aussie Backpacker

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Ngapartji Multimedia Centre
    211 Rundle Street,
    Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia.
    Tel: (61) (8) 8232 0839
    Fax: (61) (8) 8232 1771
    Email: courses@ngapartji.com.au
    Cost/hour: $5 (30 minutes), $3 (30 minutes) 18:00-21:00 (Fri-Sat)
    Hours: 08:30-19:00 (Mon-Thu)
              08:30-22:00 (Fri)
              10:00-22:00 (Sat)
              12:00-19:00 (Sun)

    Grand Orbit
    Shop 16/17, Level 1, Eagle Street Pier,
    Brisbane,
    Queensland 4000, Australia.
    Tel: (61) (7) 3236 1384
    Fax: (61) (7) 3236 1389
    E-mail: grando@odyssey.com.au
    Hours: 12:00-23:00 (Mon-Thu)
              12:00-03:00 (Fri)
              16:00-03:00 (Sat)
              12:00-23:00 (Sun)
    Prize: $10

    byte me internet lounge
    Shop 7-9, Shield Street,
    Cairns, Queensland 4870,
    Australia.
    Tel: (61) (7) 4041 0666
    Fax: (61) (7) 4041 3591
    Email: bytemecairns@hotmail.com
    Cost/Hour: $1
    Hours: 09:00-22:00 daily

    Cyber World International
    Shop 4, 2-8 Campbell Parade,
    Bondi Beach, NSW 261 2 6,
    Australia.
    Email: webmaster@cyberworldint.com
    Cost/Hour: $10
    Hours: 07:00-late daily

    The Ch@t Site
    192 Coogee Bay Road, Coogee,
    Sydney, NSW 2034, Australia.
    Tel: (61) (2) 9664 6132
    Fax: (61) (2) 9664 2982
    Email: chatsite@nsw.bigpond.net.au
    Cost/Hour: $6
    Hours: 09:00-23:00
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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