It’s no surprise that you’re looking at traveling to Australia with its twenty-two thousand miles of coastline and a beautiful variety of landscapes. With desserts untouched to incredible coral reefs, it’s a beautiful place to be visiting. Millions of tourists visit each year for this exact reason.

It’s one of the biggest countries in the world, the 6th to be exact and one of the most affluent. It was initially inhabited by indigenous tribes thousands of years ago before being discovered in the early 17th century by Europeans.

What plug sockets are used in Australia?

In Australia the plug sockets used are type I, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need a adapter for types I.

If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this multi-purpose adapter. Please do double check that it meets your needs.

What voltage & frequency is used in Australia?

In Australia, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Australia as the voltage is exactly the same as in the UK, making your journey much easier. On this note, it is important to make sure you do check your appliances to confirm this is the case. Many appliances can be used across the world as they include a converter, this will be noted on the label showing ‘INPUT 100-240V, 50/60Hz’ meaning it can be used anywhere in the world. Most products such as laptop chargers, tablet chargers, cameras, phones, and toothbrushes are included in this category, but please do a double check.