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Australia 2020 Crime & Safety Report: Melbourne

This is an annual report produced in conjunction with the Regional Security Office at the U.S. Consulate in Melbourne. OSAC encourages travelers to use this report to gain baseline knowledge of security conditions in the Australian State of Victoria, and throughout the Consular District, which includes Tasmania, South Australia, and the Northern Territory. For more in-depth information, review OSAC’s Australia country page for original OSAC reporting, consular messages, and contact information, some of which may be available only to private-sector representatives with an OSAC password.

Travel Advisory

The current U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory at the date of this report’s publication assesses Australia at Level 1, indicating travelers should exercise normal precautions. Review OSAC’s report, Understanding the Consular Travel Advisory System.

Overall Crime and Safety Situation

Crime Threats

The U.S. Department of State has assessed Melbourne as being a LOW-threat location for crime directed at or affecting official U.S. government interests. Melbourne is generally a safe city, but is not immune from crimes commonly associated with large urban areas. Crime Statistics Agency reporting reflects that for the period of 2018-19, there were 529,230 offenses recorded in the state of Victoria, an increase of 4.1% from the previous year. This equated to approximately 8,024 offenses recorded per 100,000 population. There were a total of 310,291 victim (individual, businesses, and organizations) reports across the state (one victim may report multiple offenses/offenders). Approximately 70% of victims (individuals only) had principal offenses related to property and or deception (e.g. arson property damage, theft, burglary, breaking and entering, bribery); 30% were crimes against the person (e.g. assault, robbery, sexual offense, blackmail, stalking, homicide).

Non-violent theft was one of the most common crimes reported. Vehicle theft is rare. Property crimes (e.g. burglary, breaking and entering, theft) occur throughout Australia. The frequency of such crime is on par with most major U.S. metropolitan areas. Secure personal belongings appropriately. Do not leave personal items unattended in cafes and restaurants, or in plain view within motor vehicles. In restaurants or cafes, place your bag on your lap. Carry your purse and handbag close to your body. Review OSAC’s report, All That You Should Leave Behind.

The following paragraphs show a state-by-state breakdown of criminal statistics, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018-2019 National Crime Victimization Survey.

Victoria (Home to Melbourne)

Violent crime in Australia is relatively low, with fewer than 100 reported cases of armed robbery, murder, or sexual assault per 100,000 persons nationally. In Victoria, most crimes against a person were assault offenses (45,658 or 692 per 100,000); many of these are alcohol-related incidents. Exercise the same level of caution and security awareness as you would in any major city in the United States. In Victoria, there were 189 criminal homicide incidents, which include attempted murder, accessory or conspiracy to murder, manslaughter, and death caused by driving.

  • An estimated 5.2% of persons in Victoria (270,600) experienced physical and/or threatened assault in 2018-2019, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (4.6%). An estimated 2.4% of persons (126,300) experienced physical assault, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.0%). Of these, 48% (60,700) experienced a single incident; and 25% (31,100) experienced three or more incidents.
  • An estimated 3.2% of persons (165,900) experienced threatened assault in 2018-2019, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (3.0%). This included 2.8% (148,300) who experienced face-to-face threatened assault; and 1.1% (58,400) who experienced non face-to-face threatened assault.
  • An estimated 2.2% of households (54,200) experienced a break-in, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.5%). An estimated 1.6% of households (39,200) experienced an attempted break-in, a decrease from 2.2% in 2017-18.
  • An estimated 3.1% of households (76,300) experienced theft from a motor vehicle, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (3.7%), and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (2.5%).
  • An estimated 4.8% of households (120,100) experienced malicious property damage, a decrease from 5.8% in 2017-18.

South Australia (Home to Adelaide)

  • An estimated 4.5% of persons in South Australia (63,200) experienced physical and/or threatened assault in 2018-2109, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (4.4%). An estimated 2.3% of persons (32,500) experienced physical assault, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.4%). Of these, 35% (11,200) experienced a single incident. An estimated 3.1% of persons (43,000) experienced threatened assault, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.8%). This included 2.6% (36,200) who experienced face-to-face threatened assault; and 1.4% (18,900) who experienced non face-to-face threatened assault.
  • An estimated 2.2% of households (15,500) experienced a break-in, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.0%). An estimated 1.9% of households (13,800) experienced an attempted break-in, with the rate remaining unchanged since 2017-18.
  • An estimated 2.5% of households (18,000) experienced theft from a motor vehicle, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.8%). An estimated 4.4% of households (31,700) experienced malicious property damage, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (4.2%).

Tasmania

  • An estimated 6.1% of persons in Tasmania (25,900) experienced physical and/or threatened assault in 2018-2019, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (5.2%), and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (4.8%). An estimated 2.6% of persons (11,300) experienced physical assault, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.4%). An estimated 4.2% of persons (17,800) experienced threatened assault, which was, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (3.5%); and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (3.0%). An estimated 3.7% of persons (16,000) experienced face-to-face threatened assault, which was higher than the national rate (2.8%), while 1.5% (6,300) experienced non face-to-face threatened assault.
  • An estimated 2.2% of households (5,100) experienced a break-in, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.1%). An estimated 1.7% of households (3,900) experienced an attempted break-in, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (1.8%).
  • An estimated 1.7% of households (4,000) experienced theft from a motor vehicle, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (2.1%), and lower than the national rate in 2018-19 (2.5%).
  • An estimated 4.6% of households (10,500) experienced malicious property damage, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (4.9%).

Northern Territory

  • An estimated 8.5% of persons (12,300) experienced physical and/or threatened assault, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (6.7%),and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (4.8%). An estimated 5.0% of persons (7,300) experienced physical assault, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (3.7%), and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (2.4%). An estimated 4.5% of persons (6,500) experienced threatened assault, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (3.5%). This included 4.4% (6,400) who experienced face-to-face threatened assault.
  • An estimated 6.4% of households (4,000) experienced a break-in, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (6.0%), and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (2.4%).
  • An estimated 5.4% of households (3,400) experienced attempted break-in, which was, similar to the rate in 2017-18 (4.5%), and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (1.9%).
  • An estimated 3.5% of households (2,200) experienced theft from a motor vehicle, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (4.1%).
  • An estimated 7.7% of households (4,800) experienced malicious property damage, which was similar to the rate in 2017-18 (7.0%), and higher than the national rate in 2018-19 (4.6%).

Armed robberies occasionally occur in Australia, are more prominent in cities, and are most frequently committed with knives. Criminals sometimes use firearms in the commission of crimes, but Australia has extremely restrictive firearms legislation compared to U.S. laws. Local police attribute most burglaries and robberies to increased heroin and methamphetamine (ICE) use.

During the past 24 months, there have been two significant incidents involving individuals using a motor vehicle as a weapon within the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD).

Outlaw motorcycle gangs in Australia include international clubs like the Bandidos, Hells Angels, and Gypsyjokers, as well as local groups such as the Rebels. In general, these groups participate in drug trafficking and other organized criminal activities like the sex trade.

Gang violence receives wide media coverage in Victoria. The state government has taken steps to change laws to focus on the problem. Youth street gangs including APEX, MTS (Menace to Society), and BDK (Blood Drill Killers) have been responsible for a number of high-profile displays of violent and criminal offenses. These groups are composed predominately of members of the African community; many refer to them as “African Youth Gangs.” The Victoria Police are engaging with leaders of the local African community as a part of an African-Australian Community Task Force in an attempt to assess emerging trends and prevent the continuance of youth gang crimes. Recent media reporting has highlighted the over-representation of young persons of South Sudanese decent in aggravated burglary, serious assault, and motor vehicle theft.

Cybersecurity Issues

Cyber criminals continue to gain access to networks primarily through targeted emails and spear phishing campaigns; this is the greatest threat to cyber security in the region. The chief motivation for cyber-attacks was financial gain. This aligns with the cyber threat of most concern to the private sector, which is theft or breach of confidential information or intellectual property (IP).

There were 36,251 (property) deception offenses recorded during the reporting period, a slight decrease on the previous year in Victoria. The majority of deception offenses occur in retail/financial locations. The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) provides information on how to recognize and avoid common forms of cybercrime, including advice for victims. Review OSAC’s reports, Cybersecurity Basics, Best Practices for Maximizing Security on Public Wi-Fi, Traveling with Mobile Devices: Trends & Best Practices, and Satellite Phones: Critical or Contraband?

Travelers should monitor the SCAM Watch website maintained by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for the latest information on how to recognize, avoid, and report scams.

Card skimming is relatively low compared to most countries; however, card skimming operations are discovered. Cover ATM keypads when entering their PINs. Taxi drivers and international organized crime groups have also been used card skimming machines, although the rate of incidence is low. Review OSAC’s reports, The Overseas Traveler’s Guide to ATM Skimmers & Fraud and Taking Credit.

Transportation-Safety Situation

Road Safety and Road Conditions

Basic safety on Australian roads is excellent. Authorities enforce speed limits strictly via an extensive system of cameras and officers. Holiday weekends typically bring a rise in roadside fatalities, as many Australians drive long distances to popular beach destinations. Drunk driving enforcement checkpoints operate randomly. For persons driving with a full license, the legal blood alcohol limit in Victoria is 0.05%, while those with a restricted license (learner or provisional) may not drive under any influence of alcohol.

In case of a motor vehicle accident in Victoria, the driver should stop to help injured persons. Each party must provide their name, address, registration (license plate) number, and vehicle owner's name/address to the other party involved in the crash. This includes the owner of the property damaged or injured person (or a person representing them). If there are injuries, mitigating factors (e.g. persons under the influence or substantial property damage), and police are not in attendance, report the crash in person to the nearest open police station. Compulsory third-party insurance is a condition of motor vehicle licensing. If a crash occurs involving an unlicensed vehicle, the driver and owner may be financially liable for the damages paid to the injured person.

Traffic operates on the left side of the road, and all vehicles use right-hand drive. Seat belt use by drivers and all passengers is mandatory, and fines apply for not wearing them. Motorcyclists must wear helmets. Texting or holding your phone while driving is against the law in Australia, but you can use a hands-free system to communicate while driving. Roads and streets are frequently narrower and less graded than U.S. highways. Outside major metropolitan areas, most highways are two-lane roads with significant distances between destinations. If driving in rural areas, be alert to free-roaming animals, such as kangaroos, and "road-trains" (several semi-truck trailers connected together). Passing road-trains is dangerous; pull over to allow on-coming road-trains to pass to avoid being sideswiped. Exercise common-sense when driving in the outback.

Review OSAC’s reports, Road Safety Abroad, Driving Overseas: Best Practices, and Evasive Driving Techniques; and read the State Department’s webpage on driving and road safety abroad.

Public Transportation Conditions

Taxis are safe, but can be difficult to hail during high-demand periods. Taxi drivers must display their identification prominently in the vehicle (on the vehicle dashboard/windscreen visor). Rideshare services operate in cities and most large towns.

Public transportation is generally safe and popular. Melbourne’s public transport system includes trains, trams, buses, and taxis. In Victoria, there were 11,268 incidents recorded on/at public transport facilities during 2018-2019. All Melbourne train stations maintain a police presence from 1800 until the last train; Protective Services Officer (PSO) routinely conduct mobile train patrols throughout Melbourne's CBD railway stations and in a more limited fashion across suburban stations. Review OSAC’s report, Security In Transit: Airplanes, Public Transport, and Overnights.

Aviation/Airport Conditions

Australian international and domestic airports meet International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. The Australian Federal Police oversee security at all international airports. Australian international and domestic airports meet International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards. Melbourne has two large commercial airports: Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport (MEL) is Australia’s second busiest airport; Avalon Airport (AVV) located approximately 50 kilometers to the southwest of Melbourne, in Greater Geelong. The Australian Federal Police oversee security at all Australian international airports.

Terrorism Threat

The U.S. Department of State has assessed Melbourne as being a MEDIUM-threat location for terrorism directed at or affecting official U.S. government interests. There have been seven terrorist attacks and 16 disrupted plots in Australia since September 2014. Melbourne continues to be one of the top Australian targets. The potential return of dozens of Australian foreign fighters continues to pose a long-term risk, while homegrown extremists with basic, readily available weapons may be the greatest near-term threat. Active shooter incidents and vehicle attacks at mass gatherings continue to be of high concern to law enforcement. Most recent terrorism-related incidents have involved young, homegrown Australian extremists influenced and inspired online.

In response to potential threats, Australian authorities have updated the National Terrorism Threat Advisory system to inform Australians about the likelihood of a terrorist attack, and to enable authorities, businesses, and individuals to take appropriate safety and security measures. The new system includes five tiers, ranging from “Not Expected” to “Certain.” The current terrorism threat advisory level is “Probable,” signifying that while there is no information regarding a specific, credible plot, individuals or groups have developed both the intent and capability to conduct a terrorist attack in Australia.

In January 2019, several diplomatic missions in Australia received suspicious packages; some included threatening letters and material purported to be hazardous. Among the missions receiving these packages was the U.S. Consulate in Melbourne. Australian authorities promptly and effectively responded to this event, and soon thereafter arrested a man believed to be responsible. None of the items sent were hazardous to the health of the public.

In February 2018, a female international student allegedly conducted a terrorist attack using a knife to stab her homestay landlord while he was asleep in Mill Park, Victoria; this matter remains before the courts, and the attacker has pled guilty. In November 2018, a terrorist attack occurred in the Melbourne central business district (CBD), resulting in the death of one bystander and several injuries. The offender drove into the CBD, attempted to set his motor vehicle carrying gas cylinders on fire, and then used a knife to stab nearby pedestrians. Police responded and fatally shot the terrorist. These incidents followed a terrorist siege in the Melbourne suburb of Brighton in June 2017, where a terrorist took a female hostage in a serviced apartment after murdering an attendant/desk officer. Police responded and fatally shot the terrorist. Three of the responding police received injuries. In 2016, police arrested three men in connection to a suicide bombing terror plot aimed at Melbourne’s CBD landmarks; the court found them guilty of conspiring to commit a terrorist attack. The Victoria Police, in conjunction with federal law enforcement and security agencies continue to investigate individuals and groups suspected of engaging in, or supporting, terrorism.

The Australian government continues to make public service advertisements requesting citizens to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities. Report suspicious activities to the National Security Hotline at 1-800-123-400.

Political, Economic, Religious, and Ethnic Violence

Civil Unrest

The U.S. Department of State has assessed Melbourne as being a LOW-threat location for political violence directed at or affecting official U.S. government interests. Incidents of civil unrest do not often occur in Australia. Occasionally there are organized protests in and around the various government and diplomatic enclaves, however these are typically peaceful in nature. The potential for violence during protests does exist. Avoid confrontation with protesters. The Consulate occasionally experiences peaceful protests by various groups. Visits by high-level U.S. dignitaries may attract issue-motivated groups.

Anti-U.S. Sentiment

Incidents of political violence directed against the U.S. are relatively infrequent. Assorted protest actions included a sit-in within the building lobby and the display of placards. Most protests near U.S. diplomatic facilities continue to be peaceful. Visits by high-level U.S. dignitaries will occasionally attract various organizations to whose members protest a variety of topics.

Religious/Ethnic Violence

There have been a number of anti-Muslim demonstrations in major Australian cities following high-profile international attacks involving ISIS. Australian policing authorities are capable of managing such events.

Post-specific Concerns

Environmental Hazards

Australia can experience extreme weather conditions during the warmer months, creating the potential for large-scale wildfires. Bushfire season is October through May. In addition to claiming lives, bushfires can result in major property damage.

Bushfires in eastern Victoria in early 2020 burned approximately 5% of the state, and forced the evacuation of numerous towns. A state of disaster was declared for the most fire-damaged areas in Gippsland, and smoke from the fires approximately 150-200 miles away blanketed Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs.

Anyone planning to reside in Australia should devise a bushfire plan of action. The Victoria state government has setup a bushfire helpline at 1-800-240-667.

Critical Infrastructure Concerns

Critical infrastructure is relatively stable and secure. Major attacks on critical infrastructure are rare. The most likely threat remains natural disasters (e.g., cyclones, bushfires, and flooding).

The National Counter-Terrorism Committee (NCTC) coordinates Australia’s critical infrastructure protection arrangements, including representatives from the commonwealth, state, and territory governments. The Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) has responsibility to provide intelligence and threat assessments to relevant Commonwealth Government departments, the Australian Federal Police (AFP), and State and Territory police. Police also gather and disseminate intelligence to relevant agencies as required.

State and Territory police meet with owners/operators of critical infrastructure, in accordance with jurisdictional arrangements, to provide information on the national and localized security threat context. Police will communicate directly with owners/operators of critical infrastructure where there is an imminent and specific threat and will coordinate the operational response.

Economic Concerns

ASIO has emphasized that the private sector is not immune from the clandestine or deceptive activity of foreign governments. ASIO works closely with private-sector organizations to counter such threats. Several economic espionage incidents have occurred, particularly those targeting the natural resource sectors. Economic espionage has occurred through cyberattacks originating from overseas countries.

Australia has strong counterfeiting and piracy legislation protecting patents, trademarks, and designs. Intellectual property owners are responsible for enforcing their own rights through private proceedings. Organizations should also ensure they do not accidentally infringe on the intellectual property of others.

Privacy Concerns

The Australian Privacy Act 1988 is similar in content to that of the U.S Privacy Act of 1974; it places strict controls on the storage and release of information. Be mindful of where you store personally identifiable information, and who has access to it. Private and public organizations must have the consent of an individual before conducting any background investigations. Failure to obtain an individual’s consent can result in serious prosecution.

Personal Identity Concerns

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI+ events in Australia. Australian federal law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. Australia defines marriage as “the union between two people.” Australia grants temporary and permanent visas to same-sex partners of Australian citizens. Review the State Department’s webpage on security for LGBTI+ travelers.

Australia enforces laws prohibiting discrimination regarding access to premises, facilities, and accommodation. Many of the downtown areas of Australian cities were built in the 1800s. These areas often have narrow sidewalks crowded with pedestrians and tourists. Generally, most public transit, parking, streets, and buildings are accessible to disabled travelers. Tourist spots at the beach or in the Australian outback can have varying degrees of accessibility. Many accommodations and venues provide accessibility information on their websites. Review the State Department’s webpage on security for travelers with disabilities.

Drug-related Crimes

Australia faces many of the same drug issues as the United States. Australia has an ever-growing user population, large international drug importation issues, local clandestine laboratory problems, and an increasing number of individuals arrested for drug trafficking. Cannabis is the most abused drug in Australia, followed by ecstasy, methamphetamine, and cocaine. There is an increased use of illegal prescription drugs, performance-enhancing drugs, and synthetic drugs like Kronic. Cocaine is a very popular drug among wealthy Australians. Some ecstasy pills sold in Australia contain synthetic substances instead of MDMA that can be fatal.

There were 16,816 drug related incidents (e.g. dealing, trafficking, use, possession) in Victoria over the reporting period. Drug dealing and trafficking, along with drug use and possession offenses, has not increased during the past reporting year. The majority of incidents (12,536) related to possession and use, with 3,082 incidents relating to dealing and trafficking.

Police Response

Police/Security Agencies

Australian police organizations are well trained and professional. They have well-equipped emergency response teams (e.g. SWAT, EOD, Negotiator) that can mobilize and respond to any incident with short notice. Triple zero (000) is the Australian equivalent to the United States 911 system, and can respond to any emergency in Australia. Callers must provide basic information such as location and services needed (e.g. fire, ambulance, and/or police).

The Victoria Police provides policing services throughout the state, with 17,000 officers. Its role is to preserve the peace, protect life and property, prevent offenses, detect and apprehend offenders, and help those in need of assistance. Victoria Police will respond to all manner of crime ranging from minor traffic infringements to homicides and counter-terrorism response.

The Victoria Department of Justice and Regulation operates services for victims of crime. Its website provides full details on how to manage the effects of crime; its helpline is available from 0800-2300 daily at 1-800-819-817. Victoria Police can provide guidance to individuals seeking crime victim assistance, providing details of centers and services relating to areas such as family violence, sexual offenses, and child abuse cases. Agencies available to assist include the Sexual Assault Crisis line (for adults), Gatehouse Centre for Assessment and Treatment of Child Abuse, Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service, and the Men’s Referral Service. Download the State Department’s Crime Victims Assistance brochure.

Direct complaints of a minor nature regarding the Victoria Police to the nearest police station Commander. Direct more serious matters to the Victoria Police website’s “Compliments and Complaints” feature, or through the Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission (IBAC).

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is the Australian Federal Government agency responsible for managing the security and integrity of the Australian border. It facilitates the movement of legitimate international travelers and goods, while protecting the safety, security, and commercial interests of Australians. For general enquiries, contact Australian customs at 1-300-363-263.

Medical Emergencies

Australia has a high level of professional emergency medical services. By dialing 000, any person can obtain emergency medical assistance throughout most of Australia. Ambulance service staffed by certified emergency medical technicians is the standard throughout most of Australia. Medical evacuation (medevac) via air may be necessary in remote areas as well as urban areas depending on the nature of the injury. Find contact information for available medical services and available air ambulance services on the U.S. Consulate website.

The following contact numbers may also be of assistance.

Health Direct Australia – 1800 022 222 (for general medical advice)

Poisons Information Centre – 13 11 26

Air Ambulance Victoria operates four ambulance airplanes and can reach most of Victoria within one hour. These aircraft are mainly for transporting patients from rural towns to the major hospitals in Melbourne. Air Ambulance Victoria operates five air ambulance helicopters. The ambulance helicopters are an emergency response to critical medical situations, providing an advanced level of care, quick attendance, and fast transport to major hospitals.

Australia has a strong insurance culture, with citizens typically buying home insurance, motor vehicle insurance, and medical travel insurance. The primary body for the insurance industry is the Insurance Council of Australia. Australia’s Medicare system provides a subsidized health fund for Australian citizens and residents. However, travelers are not covered. The U.S. Department of State strongly recommends purchasing international health insurance before traveling internationally. Review the State Departments webpage on insurance overseas.

Compulsory third-party insurance may cover persons injured in a motor vehicle accident in some states of Australia. This insurance covers compensation for injuries only, and does not include damage to property or medical costs. If an accident involving an unlicensed vehicle occurs, the driver and owner may be financially liable for the damages paid to the injured person.

Air pollution is a significant problem during certain months in Australia due to bush fires. Air quality varies considerably and fluctuates with the seasons. It is typically at its worst in the bush fire season. People at the greatest risk from particle pollution exposure include Infants, children, and teens; people over 65 years of age; people with lung disease such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema; people with heart disease or diabetes; and people who work or are active outdoors.

Review OSAC’s reports, The Healthy Way, Traveling with Medication, I’m Drinking What in My Water?, Shaken: The Don’ts of Alcohol Abroad, Health 101: How to Prepare for Travel, and Fire Safety Abroad. The CDC offers additional information on vaccines and health guidance for Australia.

OSAC Country Council Information

The U.S. Consulates in Perth and Sydney have active Country Councils. Interested private-sector security managers should contact OSAC’s Asia-Pacific Team with any questions.

U.S. Consulate Contact Information

553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne Victoria, 3004

Monday to Friday: 0800-1700 (excluding Australian and U.S. holidays)

Consulate Operator: +61-(0)3-9526-5900

Consular Affairs: +61-(0)3-9526-5988

Other U.S. Diplomatic Posts in Australia

  • Embassy Canberra, Moonah Place, Canberra, ACT 2600, +61-(0)2-6214-5600.
  • Consulate Sydney, Level 10, MLC Centre, 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW 2000, +61-(0)2-9373-9200.
  • Consulate Perth, Level 4, 16 St Georges Terrace Perth, Western Australia 6000, +61-(0)8-6144-5100.

Helpful Information

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