Australia - Seek out real news
In these uncertain times, we are constantly been provided with new information and updates from around the world. To help keep our members and the Australian community informed we have listed below a list of reliable sources and contact numbers.
Please note that in response to the UAE government's advice to stay at home, the Australian Embassy Abu Dhabi and the Consulate – General Dubai are reducing staffing & hours. Client services are by appointment only and are limited to emergency or urgent service please visit https://uae.embassy.gov.au/abud/home.html for more information.
To request an appointment with the Australian Embassy in Abu Dhabi email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To request an appointment with Australian Consulate-General Office Dubai email: email@example.com
If it is an emergency (death, the arrest of an Australian citizen) please contact the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra (Australia) on +61 2 6261 3305.
Reliable sources of information include:
• Department of Health Abu Dhabi : (+971) 800 17 17
• Ministry of Health and Prevention : (+971) 800 11 111
• Dubai Health Authority : (+971) 800 342