Overseas financial assistance
If you’ve been unable to return to Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions and are experiencing financial distress, you may be eligible for interest-free loans to cover living costs while you wait for a flight to Australia and/or to help cover the costs of the flight.
- COVID-19: Overseas financial assistance
- COVID-19: Overseas financial assistance FAQs
- Foreign Minister's press release: Helping Australians Overseas
Please read the information on the website carefully noting that you will need to meet strict eligibility criteria and all assessments for assistance will be completed in Australia. The Consulate-General is not involved in this process.
Any questions should be directed to [email protected] or call +61 2 6261 3305