Australian border staff strike to delay travel and visa processing services

A strike by Immigration and Border Protection staff scheduled for September 16–18 and 21-23, is likely to delay immigration clearance at entry ports and visa processing service centres.

Travellers should check the Department on Immigration and Border Protection website for updates regarding the strike.

What This Means for Foreign Nationals

International travellers are advised to arrive at their travel ports early and proceed straight to immigration and customs clearance after checking in.