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International Relations

Find information on Australia's relations with other countries, regional associations and  foreign aid.

International relations

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Provides information on Australia's international relations. Links to information on global security, global themes such as climate change and human rights, and international and regional organisations.

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Smartraveller

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Travel advisory and consular assistance service. Provides travel advice for countries and events, guidance about travel insurance and staying safe and healthy, and getting help overseas.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Australia

Home page for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Australia which is a key regional forum which promotes economic growth and prosperity in the region and strengthens the Asia-Pacific community. This page provides background information, Key declarations and statements by Leaders and Ministers, Statistics and Links to Australian involvement in APEC.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement

The Australia New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (known as ANZCERTA or the CER Agreement) covers substantially all trans-Tasman trade in goods, including agricultural products and services.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian treaties library

Index page with a fully searchable, hypertext-linked resource that includes treaty texts (Australian Treaty Series), indexes, status lists, and explanatory material.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Responsible for the Australian Government's international relations, trade and development assistance programs and embassies, high commissions and consulates throughout the world.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Legalising documents – authentications and apostilles

To comply with foreign requirements, Australian documents sometimes need additional government legalisation before they can be used overseas. Provides legalisation services to help Australian documents meet the requirements of foreign governments.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

People to people

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Through the Columbo Plan, the Australia Awards, global education, and linkages through sport and Australian Volunteers for International Development, people in Australia and overseas are making connections and furthering international understanding.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade