Driving in Queensland.
Can I use my Overseas Driver Licence to drive in Queensland?.
If you are visiting Queensland (on a temporary visa) from another country, you can drive if you have a valid overseas licence.
You can’t drive in Queensland with your overseas licence if you have been issued with a Queensland licence.
Your driver licence must be written in English or accompanied by an English translation or international driving permit.
You may need to prove your genuine visitor status to the Traffic Police, if required.
You need to carry your Driver Licence and English Translation or International Driving Permit at all times while driving.
International Driving Permits.
An International Driving Permit (IDP) or International Drivers Licence is a United Nations sanctioned document that translates your driving classification into nine different languages and is recognised in over 150 countries.
Seat Belts in Australia.
Seat Belts are Compulsory in Australia for all occupants of the car.
A passenger who is under 4 years old must not be in the front row of a motor vehicle that has 2 or more rows of seats.