Byron Bay in New South Wales or Brisbane in Queensland, what a great decision to have. You have found this page as you are considering doing your PADI IDC in Australia You will love either location and you will have the best diving of your life in Australia, it has some of the busiest Dive Centres in the World.
Choosing your PADI IDC is a tough choice, around the globe there are many exotic locations to complete your IDC and many great Course Directors to do it with, so here is some free advice.
When choosing where you are going to do your IDC, get in touch with the Course Director and actually speak with them. This is going to give you a sense of security that you can only get from speaking with your potential future mentor.
Queensland has some of the best diving in the world, and in Queensland we have some of the toughest rules and regulations in the world. However, this is going to help you become a consummate professional capable of achieving high standards and meeting the high expectations of a PADI Instructor