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I am traveling from Singapore to New Zealand. My trip consists of a stop in Australia, Brisbane. Where I have to get my luggage and re-check in at the counters in Brisbane.

I'm a Singaporean. Will I need to apply for a transit Visa?

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According to the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, citizens from Singapore are not required a visa if on transit:

Non-Australian citizens from certain countries are eligible to transit through Australia without a visa. The following categories of travellers are covered under this arrangement:

Citizens of the these countries: Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kiribati, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of South Africa, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, U.S.A., Vanuatu and Vatican City.

Also, transit visas in Australia are free.

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