Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)


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The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is the Australian Government agency responsible for managing the overseas aid program.
 
The objective of the aid program is to assist developing countries to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development, in line with Australia's national interest.
 
DFAT provides advice and support to the Minister and Parliamentary Secretary on development policy, and plans and coordinates poverty reduction activities in partnership with developing countries.

Read more about DFAT's partnership with GPOBA
 
DFAT's head office is in Canberra, with representatives in 25 Australian diplomatic missions overseas.

 
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
R.G. Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton ACT 0221
Australia

Telephone: +61 2 6261 1111
Fax: +61 2 6261 3111
http://dfat.gov.au/