Electronic Travel Authority (Subclass 601)
This visa is for people looking to travel to Australia to study short term, travel for business or travel as a tourist to Australia, sightseeing, visiting family & friends.
Applicants must have an ETA-eligible passport for this visa. List of ‘Eligible Travel Authority – (ETA)’ countries is available at
This visa is usually issued as a ‘multiple entry’ visa for 12 months. You can stay inside of Australia for up to 3 months after such arrival. Stay periods of 6 months or 12 months are sometimes granted, but this is unusual.
Applicants are not eligible to work while on this visa.
Applicants can study short courses – 12 weeks duration.
Applicants must show proof of funds available and show genuine reasons to return to their country.