Australian Embassy

About Australia

General information

An overview of Australia - information about Australia's Government, economy, foreign relations, trade, environment, Indigenous peoples, science, culture and more.

Australia in Brief publication - provides an authoritative overview of Australia's history, the land, its people and their way of life.  It also looks at Australia's economic, scientific and cultural achievements and its foreign, trade and defence policies.

Foreign policy

Information on Australia's foreign policy is available from the central web site of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Trade policy

The Australian Government's ambitious trade and investment policy is geared towards increasing economic activity, creating jobs and getting a fair deal for Australia in the international marketplace.  This all adds up to more jobs, more choice for consumers, and a higher standard of living for all Australians.

Access to Australian Government information and services.

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