Australian High Commission
New Delhi
India, Bhutan

Condolence book for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away on 8 September 2022.

The Queen reigned as Australia’s Head of State for 70 years.

Australian nationals in India may sign a virtual condolence book on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The Australian Government encourages Australian enterprises operating overseas and multinational enterprises operating in Australia to observe the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct in a variety of areas, including:

  • human rights;
  • employment and industrial relations;
  • environment;
  • combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion;
  • consumer interests;
  • science and technology;
  • competition; and
  • taxation.

The Australian National Contact Point (AusNCP) promotes the use of the OECD Guidelines and contributes to the resolution of issues relating to their implementation, including facilitating access to conciliation services.

Latest Announcements

-  Australia is now fully open! From 6 July, you no longer need to

  • fill out a Digital Passenger Declaration or Maritime Travel Declaration when entering Australia
  • declare or prove your vaccination status
  • seek exemptions to enter Australia.

Details ➡️ https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/news-and-updates/covid-19-related-border-restrictions-lifted

-  Owing to high demand in India since Australian borders reopened, processing times have been affected & processing times increased. More info ➡️ https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-processing-times/global-visa-processing-times

- Passport fees increased on 1 January 2022.

  • a 10-year passport for people 16 and over cost $308
  • a 5-year passport for people under 16 or 75 and over cost $155
  • emergency and replacement passports cost $193
  • the priority processing fee is $225
  • the overseas surcharge for adult and senior applicants is $138
  • the overseas surcharge for child applicants is $67.

(Note: the overseas surcharge is not charged for emergency or replacement passports.) Click here, for full list of travel documents and relevant fees applicable.

The Australian High Commission, New Delhi is now accepting passport and notarial services by appointment only

The Australian High Commission, New Delhi is now accepting passport and notarial services by appointment only. To make an appointment, please email [email protected]

Latest news

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles visits India

Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, the Hon Richard Marles MP, concluded his three-day visit to India on 23 June. The visit marked the first high-level visit from Australia from the new government after the recent elections. Defence is an important pillar of the Australia-India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. In his bilateral meeting with Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, both Ministers reviewed the existing defence cooperation activities and discussed ways to enhance further Australia-India defence cooperation. The Deputy PM also had a productive discussion with Indian External Affairs Minister Dr Jaishankar across the gamut of our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

In New Delhi, Deputy PM Marles laid a wreath at the National Warm Memorial to pay his respects to those who lost their lives in the service of their nation and delivered an address to the National Defence College where he said, "One of the priorities of the new Australian government is India."

In Goa, Deputy PM Marles visited the Indian Naval Station Hansa, did an early morning yoga session to mark International Yoga Day and had an incredible experience flying with the Indian Navy onboard a P-8 from Goa to New Delhi.

Important Links:

Australia’s Minister for Defence, the Hon Richard Marles MP with Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Australia’s Minister for Defence, the Hon Richard Marles MP with Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

 

 

 

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