Natural disasters, political changes, weather conditions and various other factors may force the cancellation or alteration of a field school. IFR recommends students only purchase airline tickets that are fully refundable and consider travel insurance in case a program or travel plans must change for any reason.
General information for this program is below, but keep in mind we will discuss any updated travel information and regulations during the required program orientation, which could affect travel plans.
Students will need to make their way to Brisbane. They may fly directly to Brisbane or may arrive in Sydney (SYD) or Melbourne From there, students can take a train to Roma Street Station and walk approx. 5-10 minutes to your accommodation.
An Everick staff member will pick participants up at a pick up point near their accommodation and drive them to site every day and drop them back again in the afternoon. The trip is about 30 minutes in the morning but can extend to 45 minutes in the afternoon. You will be provided with information about the field school drop off and pick up point (approx. 5 minute walk from accommodation location).
According to US Department of State, US citizens are requires to have a valid passport and Electronic travel Authority (ETA) to enter Australia (for short term travel).
You must apply for your ETA via the ETA App. Please follow the steps outlined here. You will receive your ETA within 24 hrs of applying.
Citizens of other countries are asked to check the embassy website page at their home country for specific visa requirements.