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Victorian State Election
The Victorian State Election will be held on 29 November 2014.
Postal vote applications are now available on the Victorian Electoral Commission website.
Direct Aid Program
The 2014-2015 Direct Aid Program (DAP) funding round has now closed. Due to the large number of quality applications received, the DAP Committee has not yet reached a decision regarding the successful projects. The Committee are expected to announce their decision in mid-December.
Learn more about the Program.
Electronic Tourist Visas
The Australian Government has expanded its electronic tourist visa (known as e676 Tourist 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
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.