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Applications for event Media Accreditation for the 2017 Kennards Hire Rally Australia will open in the third quarter of this year. To qualify for an FIA Journalist or Photographer pass, both staff and freelance applicants will be required to provide proof of assignment by a recognised editorial media publication.
Need advice about your accreditation application?
Kennards Hire Rally Australia
National Media Office – Media Accreditation
Media Manager – Chris Nixon
T: +61 2 6648 4973
M: +61 418 759 417
FIA WRC Media Delegate
Ms Hayley Gallagher
T: +44 125 278 1431
F: +44 870 112 3279
M: +44 7887 508 890
Visiting international media may be required to obtain either a Sporting or Business Visa in order to gain entry into Australia to work at the 2017 Kennards Hire Rally Australia. If you hold a current passport for a country listed on the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) list, you’ll be required to obtain a Business (Short Stay) 977 visa. If you hold a current passport with a country not listed on the ETA list, you’ll be required to obtain a Business (Short Stay) 456 visa.
Alternatively, a Sporting Visa can be obtained of which there are a number of different categories depending on your particular role. It’s essential that your Visa application is completed before you board your flight to Australia. All Australian Visa requirements and forms can be easily obtained online here.