Glasses will not be allowed in new passport photos taken from 1 July 2018.
This will further strengthen the integrity of the Australian passport.
Research has shown that glasses adversely affect passport facial matching. Matching is more accurate without glasses.
A limited exemption for medical reasons may apply where supported by a medical certificate.Article date:22 May 2018
Callers to the Australian Passport Information Service are experiencing longer than usual wait times to speak with an operator.
We are working to fix this and apologise for any inconvenience.Article date:14 February 2018
We no longer make the 66-page "frequent traveller passport".
Instead we offer a cheaper replacement passport option...Article date:15 January 2018