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Internship available at Australian Embassy
Social Communications (Social Media) students with a high level of proficiency in English are encouraged to contact CIEE–Sebrae (telephone: 61-3701-4880) for details about an internship available in the Political Section of the Embassy of Australia in Brasilia. Position number: 01527425.
More information available here.
Applications close Monday 25 May 2015.
The Australian Government is offering 500 internationally-competitive, merit-based Endeavour Scholarships to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. Applications are open until 30 June. Get inspired and apply now.
Overseas Passport Applications
From 1 July 2015, all passports applications are required to be lodged in person. No mail applications will be accepted. Passport applications lodged overseas from 1 July 2015 will also attract an additional overseas lodgement fee – AUD100 for adults/seniors and AUD50 for minors. View the current and post-July passport fees.
Latin America Down Under mining conference
The Latin America Down Under (LADU) mining conference, which will be held on 20-21 May in Sydney, provides a rare opportunity for governments, companies, suppliers, media and investors to network and share their stories and experiences in the mining sector. See www.latinamericadownunder.com.
Direct Aid Program
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants program funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The goal of DAP is to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship in developing countries, while at the same time fulfilling Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The results for the 2014/2015 DAP round are now available.
Electronic Tourist Visas
The Australian Government has expanded its electronic tourist visa (known as e600 - Tourist Stream Visa) to citizens of Brazil to provide a more convenient and streamlined service. More information.
Need our help? For consular assistance, please call – any time, any day – one of the following:
- Australian Embassy in Brazil: +55 (61) 3226 3111
- Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra: +61 2 6261 3305 or toll free (local call cost only in Australia) 1300 555 135
If you have trouble dialling from within Brazil, check that you are using the correct dialling and operator codes.
Contact details for the Australian Consulate-General in Sao Paulo and the Consulate in Rio de Janeiro can be found in the 'About Us' section, and contact details for the tourist police in these cities are listed in the ‘Where to get help’ section of the Australian Government’s travel advice for Brazil.
We encourage all Australian travellers and residents in Brazil to:
Registering with the Australian Embassy in Brazil is very important. This information will help us to contact or find you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you such as important travel advice updates, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.
To get the latest information about travelling and living in Brazil, read the:
- Travel Advice for Brazil
- Smartraveller Bulletins (information on special issues and events)
- Tips for all travellers
Lost or Stolen Passports
Has your Australian passport been lost or stolen in Brazil? Report it online or to the Embassy (contact details above). You may need to obtain an Australian passport in Brazil. More information is available on the Australian Passports Office website.