• Review of Australia’s soft power

    Soft power is the ability to influence the behaviour or thinking of others through the power of ideas and attraction.

    Read more
  • Australia-Korea Foundation 2018-19 grants

    Foreign Minister Bishop has annouced the recipients of 29 new grants funded by the Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF).

    Read more
  • Grants to deepen Australia-Latin America relations

    COALAR will this year support 15 projects to enhance the economic, political and social ties between Australia and Latin America.

    Read more
  • Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2018: "Because of her, we can"

    DFAT's celebration of the NAIDOC Week theme "Because of Her, We Can" honoured the rich contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

    Read more

Latest news

24-hour Consular emergency contact

Within Australia:
1300 555 135

Outside Australia:
+61 2 6261 3305
SMS +61 421 269 080

Getting help overseas


Find Australian embassies and consulates overseas.

Foreign representatives

Find foreign representatives in Australia.

DFAT offices

Countries and regions

Read more

2017 Foreign Policy White Paper

A comprehensive framework to guide our international engagement.

Foreign Policy White Paper