Australian Embassy
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

2018 Batman by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018.

You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018.

In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.

You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.

For more information, visit the AEC website at www.aec.gov.au/Batman or contact the AEC via email (info@aec.gov.au) or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

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Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal HE Peter Budd launched three mural paintings called Oranging the History: Remembering the Brave and the Forgottens; Neglected and Naming their Individuality on the walls at the Australian Embassy, Bansbari, Hotel Himalaya, Kupondole, and at Dhumbarahi respectively. Full text of press statement

Twenty-six Australia Awards recipients from Nepal attended a two-day pre departure briefing in Kathmandu to prepare for life and studies in Australia. These future development leaders will commence their studies in various Australian universities in early 2018. Congratulations to the Australia Awards Nepal Intake 2018 awardees.

Full text of press statement

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Online Registration of Australians Overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

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Information for Australian Travellers

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  Embassy Public Holidays

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