Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) has now entered into force. This landmark trade deal will enhance export opportunities and deliver significant benefits for both countries, opening up a new era in the economic relationship.
Under the agreement all Indonesian goods will enter Australia tariff free, and most Australian goods will face lower tariffs in Indonesia. IA-CEPA also provides new opportunities for Australian investors in Indonesia and will promote greater people-to-people links and skills development.
For Australians travelling in or to Indonesia
For Australians travelling in Indonesia or planning to travel to Indonesia, please refer to the Australian Government’s Smartraveller website for latest news and information related to your trip. Travel advice is reviewed and updated regularly. We also strongly advise you to register yourself with our Embassy or Consulate through the self-registration portal.
For Australians planning to return or for international travellers planning to travel to Australia
Please visit the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs website for the latest advice in relation to travelling to Australia and for further information on the Australian government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) isolation requirements.
Consular, passport and notarial services
The Embassy remains open Mon-Fri for normal business hours (8am – 4pm). Consular and passport services continue to be provided by appointment. As a precaution for the safety of our staff and visitors, we are providing notarial services only where there is an urgent need. There are additional security screening requirements if you are required to attend the Embassy. Please refer to appointment bookings for more information. If the Embassy is closed, please contact our Consular Emergency Centre: +61 2 6261 3305 if you have an urgent request.
Indonesian Students Return to Australia
With Australia’s borders once again open to Indonesian students, Ambassador Penny Williams farewelled a small group of Australia Awards scholarship recipients on Tuesday 18 January 2022.
Request for Information (RFI) for the provision of administrative services for the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs
The Australia Government Department of Home Affairs has released an RFI today on AusTender titled Service Delivery Partners: Delivering Administrative Services for the Department of Home Affairs (HOMEAFFAIRS/2083/RFI).
Joint Media Release with the Hon Karen Andrews MP and Dr Mohammad Mahfud MD - Australia And Indonesia 8th Ministerial Council Meeting On Law And Security
The 8th Australia-Indonesia Ministerial Council Meeting on Law and Security (MCM) occurred earlier today, co-chaired by Australian Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews and Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs, Mohammad Mahfud MD.
I will visit the United States of America, Sri Lanka and Indonesia to strengthen Australia’s ties with these close partners and further progress our cooperation on strategic issues of shared interest.
Bringing People Together with a Taste of Australia
As we welcome the New Year, the Australian Embassy brings you a Taste of Australia by celebrating the diversity of Australian food and culinary culture with a combination of Indonesian flavors.
Australia Reopening to International Students
Australia has reopened its borders to fully vaccinated international students, skilled migrants, working holiday makers and a range of other visa classes.