About us

The department works to make Australia stronger, safer and more prosperous, to provide timely and responsive consular and passport services, and to ensure a secure Australian Government presence overseas.

The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the government. We work with other government agencies to ensure that Australia’s pursuit of its global, regional and bilateral interests is coordinated effectively.

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Corporate information

Last Updated: 2 September 2019
The front of RG Casey Building
DFAT head office is in R.G. Casey Building, Canberra.