I write to advise you of new guidance material developed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in relation to Australia’s sanctions regimes.
As you may be aware, Australia implements 21 sanctions regimes, which include both United Nations Security Council sanctions and Australian autonomous sanctions. These regimes comprise a diverse range of measures, including:
Restrictions on trade in goods and services
Restrictions on engaging in commercial activities
Targeted financial sanctions (including asset freezes) on designated persons and entities, and
Travel bans on certain declared persons.
The attached sanctions ‘snapshots’ provide an overview of the measures in each of Australia’s sanctions regimes and include links to key information. Please feel free to circulate the snapshots as you see appropriate. The snapshots are now available on the DFAT website at https://dfat.gov.au/international-relations/security/sanctions/sanctions-regimes/Pages/sanctions-regimes.aspx.
Inquiries and applications for sanctions permits in relation to particular proposed activities should continue to be made through the Online Sanctions Administration System (OSAS). Please feel free to email email@example.com with any other sanctions related matters.
Transnational and Sea Law Branch
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade