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Emergency Contact for Australian Citizens

Australian citizens requiring after-hours emergency consular assistance, should contact the 24-Hour Consular Emergency Centre at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia:

  • +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas)
  • 1300 555 135 (from within Australia

For information on consular services, click here.

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Please contact the Media Liaison Section (MLS) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Australia:

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Prime Minister of Australia

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP was sworn in as the 31st Prime Minister of Australia on 23 May 2022.

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Senator the Hon Penny Wong

Minister for Trade and Tourism

Senator the Hon Don Farrell

Minister for International Development and the Pacific

The Hon Pat Conroy MP

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