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Australia and sanctions

Australia and sanctions

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  • On 12 February 2019, Australia introduced an arms embargo in relation to South Sudan to implement its international obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2428 (2018) (UNSCR 2428).

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    International relations
  • On 8 December 2018 the Government amended the Charter of the United Nations (Sanctions – Democratic People's republic of Korea) Regulations 2008 to give effect to certain United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions relating to North Korea.

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    International relations
  • On 28 November 2018, Australia introduced targeted financial sanctions in relation to Mali to implement its international obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2374 (UNSCR 2374).

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    International relations
  • In October 2018, the Minister for Foreign Affairs imposed new targeted financial sanctions and travel bans on members of the Myanmar military (Tatmadaw).

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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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