Compass - passports
Under reforms to the Freedom of Information Act 1982, the Information Publication Scheme requires the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to publish information about its operation and powers as well as manuals and documents used in making decisions and recommendations affecting members of the public unless the document/information fits within a statutory exemption.
In July 2020, the Online Passport Information (OPI) was replaced by Compass, a new online system to provide policy and process support to passport decision-makers. Updated Compass information for public use is available below.
Available for viewing are:
Information is also available on the Australian Passport Office website, including: