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2017 New England by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of New England in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 2 December 2017.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of New England, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Friday 3 November 2017.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/new-england or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

 

2017 Bennelong by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Bennelong in New South Wales will be held on Saturday 16 December 2017.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Bennelong, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Monday 20 November 2017.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/Bennelong or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61  2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

 


From 1 December 2017, no new Frequent Traveller Passport (FTP) applications will be accepted in Australia or overseas. Applications lodged up to and including 30 November 2017 will be processed, unless higher than usual demand in November depletes remaining stock. Click here for more information


Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Turkey


This site is designed to provide you with information about Australia and the services offered by the Embassy. Whether you are interested in doing business with or investing in Australia, going on holiday, studying or just learning more about our country, we hope you find this site of use. The travel advice for Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia is updated regularly. Australians travelling or living in Turkey, Azerbaijan or Georgia are urged to register with Smartraveller. This helps us to contact you in an emergency, provide travel advisory updates and details of elections. We have offices in Ankara, Istanbul and Canakkale.

Are you Australian Alumni interested in networking with other Alumni in Turkey? Register with us on (Sizin gibi Avustralya'da bulunan okullardan mezunlarla ile tanışmak ve sosyalleşmek ister misiniz? Sistemimize kayıt olun) ankara.embassy@dfat.gov.au

 

Online lodgements for Partner and Prospective Marriage visa applications
From 18 November 2017, applications for the following visas must be lodged online, via ImmiAccount:
•             Partner (subclass 309/100 and 820/801)
•             Prospective Marriage (subclass 300)
The change aims to support the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s online services, which facilitate streamlined processing arrangements for Partner and Prospective Marriage visa applicants.
ImmiAccount will let you create, submit, pay for and manage your online visa application.
Applications lodged before 18 November 2017 are not affected by this change. Click here for more information.
 

 

 

The Australian Government's Direct Aid Program for fiscal year of 2017-2018 is now open. Please click below link for online applications.

http://turkey.embassy.gov.au/anka/Development_cooperat.html

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