China, Australia issue five-year visas for citizens

By Ella Cao, Ethan Wang and Ryan Woo
Updated June 21 2024 - 8:55pm, first published 8:52pm
Previously, Chinese citizens could apply for visas of up to one year to visit Australia. (Paul Miller/AAP PHOTOS)
Previously, Chinese citizens could apply for visas of up to one year to visit Australia. (Paul Miller/AAP PHOTOS)

China and Australia will provide each other's citizens with multiple-entry visas of up to five years for tourism and business, the Chinese foreign ministry says, in another sign of improving ties between the two countries.

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