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As a New Zealand citizen you won’t need a visa for Australia as you don’t plan to leave the airport and will only be there for a few hours. If you do choose to take a longer layover (8+ hours) or leave the airport you can get a SCV visa on arrival by filling out a landing card. You don’t need a visa for Japan either as you are going for 90 days or less, ...


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It'll depend on first, whether or not they raise an issue. If not, all good. If they do, however... Some countries work with each other if you've broken the law, so leaving may not help you avoid it, and may just make it worse for you. You'd also potentially have trouble if you ever wanted to come back to Australia. Also they can share the black mark ...


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IANAL but: If your boyfriend had the appropriate driving licence and insurance to drive the car, whether through eg 3rd party cover on a private car via the owner’s insurance, or rental company insurance, and he has a) notified the owner and insurer/rental company of the incident; and b) exchanged contact and insurance details with the driver of the ...


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NZ citizen here. You don't need a visa for Australia as you're in transit, and even to visit don't require one. As a tourist in Japan, you need a flight/boat trip/etc out of the country, but otherwise can have up to 90 days. Source: Have visited, transited and lived in Aus, and visited Japan four times, on a NZ passport.


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If the accident involved a hire car, the hire company will have enough information about you for the police to trace you in your home country, eventually. One of my work colleagues in the UK took a vacation in Australia, and unknowingly was picked up by a speed camera for exceeding the limit in a hire car. He received the paperwork requesting payment of a ...


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You can apply, but your application is virtually certain to be refused unless you can demonstrate a credible reason for wanting to visit and that you have: strong ties to your home country that would compel you to leave at the end of the visit (which seems unlikely, since you’re already in Australia on a visit visa) and sufficient funds for the trip (which ...


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In the future, it is not recommended to buy flight tickets before your visa is granted to avoid similar situations. If you bought a refundable ticket you can try and get a refund for your flight, this is the easier option rather than appealing the visa. If not, you can appeal the decision using a service/guide like this one here. Getting a refund for your ...


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There is no export duty. The Australian government will be happy you're spending your money in Australia, and as mentioned, you can even get the VAT tax back, if you care to learn the process and fill the right forms. Duties are due when entering a country, not when leaving. When you arrive at your destination (where the bought tablets will stay), you might ...


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You will need to apply separately but your applications can be processed together. The Australian government's Visitor visa page states: Include family You can't include family members in your application. A separate application must be made for each member of your family, including those listed on your passport. If other family members are ...


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