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Portfolio structure

We work closely with our portfolio partners to promote and protect Australia’s interests internationally, contributing to economic growth and global stability. With our global network, we are uniquely placed to:

  • develop foreign and trade policy advice to government
  • facilitate trade and investment
  • deliver development assistance
  • promote a whole-of-government international crisis response
  • provide consular assistance
  • issue secure passports efficiently
  • provide protocol services
  • manage Australia’s overseas property and systems
  • ensure the security of Australian government staff, information and property in Australia and overseas.

Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio Structure as at 30 June 2018Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio Structure as at 30 June 2018