List of items that need and do not need to be taken to Victoria


LIST OF ITEMS THAT NEED TO BE TAKEN

These are the items that you need to bring to Victoria.

Important documents such as Offer Letter from the institution that you will be

studying at, evidence of payment, school report or legalised transcript of

grades, Indonesian ID card (KTP), Indonesian driving license (SIM),

International driving license (if you have one) and last but not least, your

passport. It is better to keep some copies of the important documents at home

in Indonesia if needed.

Amount of AU$1,400 – AU$ 2,300 in the form of Australian dollar is needed for

the first week’s expenses. We suggest this amount of money is to be brought

in the form of cash or divided to cash and traveller’s cheque to pay for

accommodation fee and open up a bank account in Australia.

Three or four pas photo.

If you are wearing contact lenses, do not forget to bring them with you.

Bring some supplies of medicines that you usually consume in Indonesia in an

adequate amount for 6 months.

Suitable clothes for 4 seasons such as winter coat and scarf for winter, light

coat/jacket or long sleeves for spring and autumn, shorts and t-shirt for

summer.

Electronic devices such as chargers, laptop, iPod and digital camera.

 

LIST OF ITEMS THAT DO NOT NEED TO BE TAKEN

In general, many Indonesian students have carried overweight baggage as they

bring a lot of food.

Unless you have a special dietary issue, you do not need to bring too many

foods from Indonesia. Most of Indonesian food-products could be found in

supermarket and Indonesian restaurants in Victoria as well as stationaries and

other materials for your studies.

 

DECLARE CARRIED ITEMS TO CUSTOMS

These are the list of items that you must declare at customs when you arrive in

Australia.

Do not worry about declaring these items as they would only check and let you

walk out. It will be easier for them to check if you put these items in a

separated luggage:

1. herbs and spices

2. biscuit, cake and candies

3. dried fruits and vegetables

4. instant noodles and rice

5. herbal teas and coffees

6. fresh or dried flower

7. handicrafts – containing seeds, raw nuts, corn, pinecones, grapevines,

bark, moss, straw or other plant material

8. animal products such as unprocessed wool

9. herbal and traditional medicines

10. used animal equipment including veterinary equipment

11. used sporting and camping equipment including tents, hiking boots, golf

equipment and bicycle

12. cash with value of AU$5000 or more