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Australia and sanctions

Australia and sanctions

News

  • On 24 November 2021, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, introduced the Autonomous Sanctions Amendment (Thematic Sanctions) Bill 2021 into Parliament.

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    International relations
  • United Nations sanctions updates on the implementation of new United Nations Security Council Resolutions and updates on Lebanon, Mail and Somalia.

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    International relations
  • A copy of the presentation from the Virtual Information Session on Australian sanctions hosted by the Australian Sanctions Office (ASO) is now available .

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    International relations
  • The LinkMatchLite software is currently experiencing some technical issues that we are working to resolve. While the service still exists, it is currently out of date (last update was February 2020).

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    International relations

As of 1 January 2020, DFAT established the Australian Sanctions Office (ASO). As part of this establishment, we have rolled out changes to the website and launched our new sanctions platform, Pax.

Who we are

What we do, the approach we take and our partners.

Who we are

What you need to know

What are sanctions, who must comply and details of our sanction regimes.

What you need to know

What you need to do

Your responsibilities and a checklist to assist you.

What you need to do

What we can do to help

Services we provide, sanctions permits and helpful information.

What we can do to help

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