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Australia and sanctions

Australia and sanctions


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.

What you need to know

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

What you need to do

Your responsibilities and a checklist to assist you.

What we can do to help

Services we provide, sanctions permits and helpful information.

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