• From 1 July 2018 no glasses in new passport photos

    Glasses will not be allowed in new passport photos taken from 1 July 2018.

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  • Diplomatic Academy launch

    DFAT's Diplomatic Academy has been launched by Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs from the purpose-built premises at 44 Sydney Avenue, Forrest.

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  • Budget 2018-19

    The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) will receive an appropriation of $5.3 billion for the 2018-19 financial year.

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  • Australian Aid: Friendship Grants

    A three-year small grants program which will engage a diverse group of Australian community organisations in the delivery of Australia’s aid program.

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