Canada Australia Embassy Agreement
12) Both divisions recognize the value and importance of emergency planning exercises. The two divisions have mutually decided that their missions invite the mission or missions of their counter-missions to emergency planning exercises carried out in the dennings of their accreditation. In particular, the two divisions encourage joint participation in emergency planning exercises conducted in “specified consular areas” as part of the bilateral consular sharing agreement. In addition, the two services will strive to host capital-led crisis prevention exercises and to connect in terms of timing and participation. Our ability to provide consular functions is governed by international agreements and there are limits to the extent of assistance we can provide. For example, it is important to remember that you are subject to the laws and regulations of Canada (and/or Bermuda). Consular assistance cannot repeal local law. This agreement has been in place since 1986, when Joe Clark, P.C., M.P., Secretary of State for External Affairs of Canada, and Bill Hayden, Minister of Honour, M.P., Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, exchanged notes to establish the agreement. The agreement was renewed in 2001, citing 14 Canadian positions (mainly in Africa and North and South America) and 13 Australian delegations (mainly in the Pacific) sharing consular services.  The Canada-Australia Consular Services Sharing Agreement is a bilateral agreement between the governments of Australia and Canada for each country to provide consular assistance to the citizens of the other country in situations agreed from time to time between the two countries.  l) the preservation of private mail on behalf of itinerant citizens, where the competent mission already does so for its own citizens; 22) Both departments will ensure that host state governments know and do not object to the consular allocation arrangements provided for in this Memorandum of Understanding. Bill Hayden, M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia For people in French Polynesia or from French Polynesia travelling on French territorial continuity flights to and from Tahiti and Paris, please also check the recommendations of the French High Commission in French Polynesia.
15) Both departments recognize the value and importance of providing up-to-date information on destination locations. Both parties agree that close cooperation in the dissemination of travel reports is necessary, particularly with regard to the destinations covered by this agreement. 3. In the event that a claim is made against the government or its staff resulting from the implementation of this agreement: 24) The two departments will consult from time to time to consider the amendments to this joint statement of intent (including changes to the timetable) that they consider desirable together. (f) issuing emergency travel documents in accordance with paragraphs 8 and 10; If you need immediate assistance, you can call the Emergency Centre on 61 2 6261 3305 overseas or 1300 555 135 from Australia. . 7) If the Canadian surveillance mission is ordered, the relevant Australian mission will issue Canadian “emergency passports” that will be effective only for a limited time and for the purpose of traveling to Canada or to the nearest Canadian mission.