Australian Embassy
Italy, San Marino, Albania, Libya

2018 Victorian State Election

The Victorian State election will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018.

All eligible Victorians on the electoral roll and within Victoria on election day are required to vote.

If you will be overseas on election day, there are a number of ways to cast your vote. Further information is available at the Victorian Electoral Commission website.

Overseas Voting Centre - In-person voting:

The Australian Embassy in Rome will offer early voting services on weekdays from Monday 12 November to Friday 23 November 2018.  The opening hours for voting  at the  Australian Embassy in Rome are  :

  • Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November: 10am to 4pm
  • Monday 19 November to Friday 23 November: 10am to 4pm

Postal Votes:

If you are travelling overseas, you can apply for a postal vote online and have your ballot papers emailed to you, provided you have access to a printer. This will ensure almost immediate delivery of your ballot papers. The completed ballot papers will have to be posted to Australia.  Further information is available at the Victorian Electoral Commission website.

Please note: Overseas the Australian Embassy in Rome will  not be open on Saturday 24 November


Passport and Notarial Appointments

Click here to set your passport or notarial appointment. Appointment bookings are required for passport applications and notarial services. 


Australia-EU trade agreement

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, welcomes the agreement to open negotiations for an Australia-EU trade agreement. Read more...


Direct Aid Program in Albania

The Australian Embassy in Rome is pleased to announce funding for three Direct Aid Program projects in Albania for 2017-18. Read more...


On Australia...

Read about an Italian family’s trip to Australia in an article from SportClub magazine's January 2018 edition.


Launch of Italian Alumni Honour Roll

The Australian Embassy and the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) are pleased to launch the Italian Alumni Honour Roll to recognise the achievements of Italian alumni who have studied in Australia and the important contribution they have made to strengthening the ties between our two countries. Australia greatly values the significant contribution our international alumni make to our community, our bilateral relations and our people-to-people linkages. The honour roll contains a collection of interviews with talented Italian alumni, to recognise their achievements and to share their experiences.



Australian Embassy Rome Newsletter

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 Register your presence in Italy, San Marino, Libya, Albania

Register your presence in Italy, San Marino, Libya and Albania with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

All Australians who reside overseas or who are travelling for tourism or business, either for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The registration information provided by you will help us to find you in an emergency - whether it is a natural disaster, civil disturbance or a family emergency. It may also be used to pass other information to you such as, new Travel Advisories, notice of elections and information on other matters relevant to travellers and expatriates.