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2014 Western Australian Senate election
An election for six new Senators for Western Australia will be held on Saturday 5 April 2014.
You can check if you are enrolled to vote in Western Australia, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol.
In person voting will not be available at the Australian Embassy in Brazil for this election. You can apply online for a postal vote to be sent to you from Australia at www.aec.gov.au/overseas.
For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/wa-senate or contact the AEC via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (+61 2 6273 8606).
Australian Film Festival
The Australia Embassy in Brazil and the Bank of Brazil are pleased to present the 2014 Australian Film Festival. The films will be shown at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil (CCBBs) in Sao Paulo (19-23 February), in Brasilia (12-16 March) and in Rio de Janeiro (9-13 April). The list of films and times can be accessed via the link below. Do not miss out!
FIFA World Cup 2014
The Australian national football teeam, the Socceroos, will be playing some of the best teams on earth this year during the 2014 FIFA World Cup - including against Chile in Cuiabá, the Netherlands in Porto Alegre, and Spain in Curitiba during the first group stage. The Socceroos will be based in the coastal city of Vitória in the state of Espírito Santo. Follow their preparations via Football Federation Australia, the Embassy's Facebook page and the Ambassador's Twitter account.
Local children from the Salão Ajax football club and ‘’Sailing for All” program watched the Socceroos train in Brasilia last September ahead of the international football friendly with Brazil - see the press release and photos.
Direct Aid Program
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants program that aims to support organisations that provide projects that benefit their local community. Interested in applying? Check out the guidelines and application form (in Portuguese).
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 right 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.