Index page to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade annual report. Reports are available in PDF format.
Need a passport urgently? Ask about the Priority Processing Service when you lodge your application. Lost or stolen passports must be reported as soon as practicable after you become aware of the loss or theft.
Established in 1989 to contribute to a more broadly based and enduring relationship between Australia and Indonesia and to project positive images of Australia and Indonesia in each other's country.
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.
Provides an authoritative overview of Australia's history, the land, its people and their way of life. It also looks at Australia's economic, scientific and cultural achievements and its foreign, trade and defence policies.
Promotes Australia’s national interests by contributing to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
Established to generate opportunities for Australian business, education, science and innovation and the arts to work with partners in South-East Asia.
Established in 1978 to promote mutual understanding and foster people-to-people relations between Australia and China.
Established in 1992 to broaden the relationship between Australia and India by encouraging and supporting contacts and increasing levels of knowledge and understanding between the peoples and institutions of the two countries.
Established in 1976 to expand and develop contact and exchange between the peoples of Australia and Japan and to help project positive images of Australia and Japan in each other's country.
Established in 1992 to promote bilateral relations between Korea and Australia.
Find details of address, telephone and fax numbers for Australian embassies, high commissions, consulates and multilateral mission offices around the world.
Department of Foreign Affairs index page for Australian trade and investment issues.
Index page with a fully searchable, hypertext-linked resource that includes treaty texts (Australian Treaty Series), indexes, status lists, and explanatory material.
A Child Alert Request is a warning to the Department that there may be circumstances which prevent the issue of an Australian passport or other travel documents to a particular child.
Established in January 2003 as an initiative to strengthen ties between Australia and Arab countries.
Established to help increase relations between Australia and Latin America, with a particular emphasis on commercial issues.
Provides information on Australia's international obligations and what Australians and Australian businesses need to be aware of. Includes links to further resources.
Provides travel information and tips to dual nationals. Includes information about what dual nationality is, how people become dual nationals and the implications of dual nationality when travelling overseas.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
A list of foreign embassies and high commissions, consulates, multilateral missions and representative offices in Australia.
The Diplomatic List provides a guide to diplomatic representation by foreign governments in Canberra and by international organisations in Australia; the Consular List provides a guide to consular representation by foreign governments in Australia. The lists give addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and hours of business of each Mission.
Outlines the help that Australian citizens overseas who find themselves in trouble can expect from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade when seeking consular assistance.
An International Driving Permit (IDP) is proof that you hold a valid driver licence in your home country. IDPs are issued through state and territory motoring clubs. This page on the Smartraveller site links to relevant IDP authorities in each state.
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.
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.
Provides a general guide to requirements which may need to be met in order for a marriage to be legal in a particular country.
Monitors the performance of the Australian aid program and evaluates its impact.
For passport information call 131 232 from inside Australia seven days a week, for the cost of a local call. APIS is not a passport office.
You may wish to change the name that appears in your passport, due to marriage, divorce etc. Find out which documents you need to provide and how to apply.
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.
All Australians travelling overseas should register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before travel. Your registration information will help find you in an emergency.
If you are an Australian adult citizen aged 18 years or over and can provide at interview an Australian adult passport which is current or has expired within the last 24 months and shows your current personal details, you can complete an Australian Passport Renewal Application.
Australian offices of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Travel tips and information covering a range of issues including advice for when things go wrong, staying safe and healthy, and living and working overseas. Also offers advice to travellers; travelling with children, women travellers, LGBTI, seniors and dual nationals.
Provides links to a range of publications on Australia, Australian foreign, trade and development policies and the economic and political climate in other countries.
Subscribe to Smartraveller travel advisories for the destinations you intend to visit and receive alerts, via email, each time the travel advice for one of your destinations is updated.
Plan your trip using travel smart hints for Australian travellers. Issued free with your passport and available for download.
Whatever your age and destination, properly preparing before you leave and staying in good health while travelling can help you to have a happy and enjoyable trip. Includes travel tips, health information and a downloadable booklet.
Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. Provides links to visa information for some countries Australians visit frequently and links to foreign embassies and consulates in Australia.