Democrats Abroad Australia (DAAU) is the official country committee for US Democrats living in Australia. Membership is available only to US citizens. Joining Democrats Abroad will enable you to have a say in the future of our Party right from Australia.

It’s critical now more than ever that we push for bold reforms in the United States and take back our country in November 2020.

Make sure you vote from abroad and help Get Out the Vote for 2020. Once you have requested your ballot, we recommend that you share the website to other Americans or Australians who may know Americans! Everyone is welcome to like our Democrats Abroad Australia Facebook page.

Kent Getsinger, Chair
Democrats Abroad - Australia

DA Australia Leadership:

Kent Getsinger
| Democrats Abroad Australia Chair
Layne Mostyn
| Democrats Abroad Australia Vice Chair
Paul LaFreniere
| Democrats Abroad Australia Treasurer
Constance Gibbons
| Democrats Abroad Australia Secretary
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  • News

    What is missing from the discussion on the political polarisation?

    The Q+A Panel “US Election 2020” on Monday, 22 September was a challenging and needed discussion about the polarisation in the United States and the very real possibility that there could be mass unrest before, during and after this election.

    There was disagreement about the very scary sense of unease in the United States. Challenging issues were discussed such as the systematic issues of racism where organisations like Black Lives Matter are crying out for justice. 

    However, what was missing from the conversation was the issue of economic inequality.

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    Endorsement of the Delegation supporting Medicare for All at the DNC

    As Co-Chairs of Democrats Abroad Australia, we support and endorse the “No” vote on the Democratic National Platform that does not include Medicare for All.

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    Upcoming Events

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 05:30 PM Asia-Pacific/Melbourne Time · 82 rsvps
    Railway Hotel South Melbourne in South Melbourne, Australia

    Presidential Inauguration Day 2021

    Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 06:00 PM Asia-Pacific/Sydney Time
    Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills, Australia

    Inauguration Celebration with DAA NSW

    Join fellow Democrats Abroad members and friends on 21st January to reflect on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris's inauguration and all the hard work put in by so many to accomplish a BLUE WAVE this year.
    With the evolving COVID situation, we'll gather for at Prince Alfred Park in Sydney, around the tree cluster in the south-east area of the park. We'll have some refreshments on hand, but please feel free to bring your own snacks or beverages as well. We are also planning to share highlights of the inauguration events.
    Hope to see you there to kick off 2021!