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Australian Embassy in Myanmar
Welcome to the home page of the Australian Embassy in Myanmar. The following pages include information about services for Australian travellers overseas, advice about immigration and visas, information about Australia's foreign policy and development assistance programs, and general information about Australia.
This website also contains links to other websites which outline the roles and responsibilities of the different agencies and departments of the Australian government.
We would welcome any comments or suggestions you might wish to make about this website and the information it contains.
Direct Aid Program (DAP)
Applications for the 2014-15 Direct Aid Program (DAP) are now open. Applications are due by 14 October 2014. Please click here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and a copy of the application form.
Press Release - Friday 14 March 2014:
Australian Policy: Operation Sovereign Borders
The new Government has introduced a tough new policy for managing unauthorised maritime arrivals by boat to Australia called Operation Sovereign Borders. This is a new military-led border security initiative to stop the boats, to prevent people risking their lives at sea and to preserve the integrity of Australia’s immigration program.
A fact sheet with further information can be found here.
A Myanmar language fact sheet with further information can be found here.
Australia tougher than ever on illegal boat arrivals
4 December 2013: Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, today said anti-people smuggling measures the Australian Government had introduced, including a ban on permanent protection visas for people who arrived before July 19 this year, demonstrated the strength of the Government's resolve.