Tourist visa (subclass 676) is a visa that allows you to travel to Australia as a tourist for 12 months. You are eligible for a tourist visa (subclass 676) if you are intending to travel to Australia as a tourist or you are visiting a friend. Tourist visa (subclass 676) has closed doors for new applications but you can apply visitor visa (subclass 600). The department tells you the length of stay once you are granted the visa. The department will also tell you of the several times you are supposed to travel in and out of Australia. You are required to follow visa conditions and the Australian laws while you are in Australia. You may not be allowed to study for more than 3 months in Australia. You may not be allowed to work unless you are granted the visa that allows you work while you are in Australia.