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Temporary overseas visiting drivers include:
You must carry your current overseas licence, IDP or translation with you while driving.
Some car rental companies require you to have a photo ID licence. If your foreign licence does not have a photo ID, you should get an IDP before travelling to Australia if you intend to rent a car.All states require Australians from other states to get a new state licence after three month's residence (with some specific exceptions). Some states also require New Zealanders to get a state drivers licence after they have been in Australia for three months.
Specific State Requirements
Apart from these general common requirements, each state has its own specific requirements which you should read especially if you intend to reside in a particular state for more than three months.
New South Wales requirements are here.
Tasmanian requirements are here.