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Australians abroad

Find targeted government information for Australians living abroad on a range of issues including citizenship, pensions, tax and elections.

Australians overseas

If you are leaving Australia to travel or relocate, you need to check how this might affect your income support payments, health care and child support arrangements.

Department of Human Services

Child born overseas to an Australian citizen

Information on citizenship for children born overseas to an Australian parent.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Current citizens

Offers information on citizenship for current citizens including Australian citizens by birth, people with dual citizenship, long term residents in Australia and Australians living overseas. Includes information on revoking citizenship.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Getting help overseas – consular services

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.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

International Services

Assists eligible customers to claim foreign pensions and assess their ability to get Australian payments under an international social security agreement or to receive their Australian social security payments while outside Australia.

Department of Human Services

International tax

Work out your tax residency status and the tax implications, whether you are an individual Australian resident earning foreign income or an individual foreign resident earning Australian income.

Australian Taxation Office

Overseas electors

Overseas or going overseas? Australian Electoral Commission page providing comprehensive information and forms for overseas voters.

Australian Electoral Commission

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