Melbourne - Useful Information
There are no inoculations required for visits to Australia.
International dialling code
Melbourne Tourist Information (MVC)
Melbourne Visitors Centre,
Tel: (03) 9658 9658
United Kingdom Consulate
British Consulate General
17/90 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Tel: (03) 9652 1600
The Australian currency is the Australian Dollar (AUD), with 100 Cents = 1AUD.
Banknote denominations are from $5 to $100.
Melbourne has a moderate oceanic climate, with four distinct seasons. Summers are warm, dry and occasionally hot (with temperatures around 30 degrees Centigrade not uncommon). Autumns are mild, and considered to be the best time to visit the city, with long, light evenings. Melbourne winters are cold and wet - with temperatures among the coldest in the country: although snow is uncommon in the city.
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