The iPad Mini with Retina Display wi-fi + cellular will also be available when it goes on sale later in November.
Customers will be able to purchase the iPad Air this week on a range of consumer and business plans.
Users can also buy the iPad Air wi-fi + cellular outright along with Telstra pre-paid data packs.
And with 4G/LTE connectivity on board, customers will be able to connect from anywhere on the Telstra and Vodafone networks.
Telstra’s plans start at $51 a month which includes 1GB of data.
Vodafone customers also have the choice of three monthly plans – $20 (2.5GB), $30 (4GB) and $45 (8GB) plus a set monthly cost for the device over 24 months.
The iPad Air has an all-new design and is now thinner, lighter, faster and narrower than the previous model.
It has a narrower frame on either side of the screen and is now just 7.5mm thick – the same thickness as the iPad Mini with Retina display.
Also onboard the iPad Air and iPad Mini is Apple’s latest A7 processor with 64-bit desktop class architecture.
Telstra and Vodafone customers can buy the iPad Air from select Telstra and Vodafone retail stores from 8am on Friday November 1.