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)
- +61 421 269 080 (for SMS)
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Please contact the Media Liaison Section (MLS) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Australia:
- +61 2 6261 1555
- [email protected]
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