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Voting in the 2023 Referendum 

On 14 October 2023, Australians will be asked to vote in a referendum to alter the Constitution.

The Australian Office in Taipei will be an in-person voting centre and postal vote collection centre.

All eligible Australians living in or visiting Taiwan will be able to vote. To be eligible to vote, you must be enrolled. Please ensure that your enrolment details are up to date at the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website.

If you are overseas and are unable to vote in-person, you can apply for a postal vote. Postal vote packs will be sent to you from Australia by courier, so you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

You can return your postal vote directly to the AEC in Australia or you can drop it off at the Australian Office no later than 15:00 on 14 October.

In-person voting will be held at the Australian Office in Taipei for the dates and time below:

Date Mon (09 Oct) Tue (10 Oct) Wed (11 Oct) Thu (12 Oct) Fri (13 Oct) Sat (14 Oct)
Opening Hours 09:30-12:30 Public Holiday 09:30-12:30 09:30-12:30 09:30-12:30 09:00-15:00
13:30-16:30 Public Holiday 13:30-16:30 13:30-16:30 13:30-16:30



Joint Statement - Update on the Australia-Taiwan English Language Learning Partnership and Action Plan

20 July 2023

Joint Statement


Update on the Australia-Taiwan Health and Biotechnology Partnership

19 July 2023

Full statement


Representative Jenny Bloomfield Video Message - Transcript

6 July 2023

Full transcript


Press Release on the celebration of Australia-Taiwan Friendship

 9 June 2023

Press Release


Remarks by Representative Jenny Bloomfield at the Celebration of Australia-Taiwan Friendship

8 June 2023

Full remarks


Joint Press Release - Support for Taiwan’s meaningful engagement with the WHO and participation as an observer in the WHA

18 May 2023

Joint Press Release


Australia-Taiwan Health and Biotechnology Partnership

18 May 2023

Joint Announcement


Press Release on the Inauguration of the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm

 16 May 2023

Press Release


Remarks by Representative Jenny Bloomfield at International Women's Day 2023 Lunch

9 March 2023

Full remarks


Press Release on Professor Deborah Cheetham Fraillon AO and Maestro Nicolette Fraillon AM Visit to Taiwan

 9 February 2023

Press Release



Important ETA update: Taiwan ordinary passport holders can now apply using the AustralianETA smartphone app

From 9 September 2022, masks are no longer required on flights travelling to Australia.​

From July 6 2022, the way you ​travel to and from Australia has changed. All travellers should be aware that:

  • People entering Australia do not need to provide evidence of vaccination status
  • People entering Australia do not need to complete the Digital Passenger Declaration or Maritime Travel Declaration
  • People leaving Australia will not be asked to provide evidence of their vaccination status
  • Unvaccinated visa holders do not​ need a travel exemption to travel to Australia.

It is important to remember that airlines, vessel operators and other countries may have specific requirements that travellers need to comply with.​


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