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
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
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
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