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.

Contact us at any time:
[email protected]


Get Involved!

Meet our local chapters, join our caucuses, work for our advocacy teams!

Vote From Australia

Register to vote, request a ballot, check your voter status, send your ballot to the polls from Australia.

Become a Voter Assistance Volunteer

Help Americans abroad to get a ballot and cast their vote.  Training provided!


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Country EVENTS

December 02, 2023 - 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Zoom in Washington, DC

proDA Monthly Members Meeting

At our Progress for Progressives monthly members meeting on Saturday, December 2nd, we will introduce...
December 04, 2023 - 05:00 PM Time Zoom in London, United Kingdom

Social Security for Americans Abroad in the UK & Africa...

Many people that live abroad don't realize that they're eligible for Social Security benefits. This...
December 07, 2023 - 05:30 PM Brisbane Time Pig N' Whistle in Brisbane, Australia

DA Brisbane Politics and Pints at the Pig N' Whistle...

Join DA Australia members in Brisbane for a Politics and Pints meet up at our...
December 10, 2023 - 10:00 AM Time Vienna Coffee Company (booking is in the name of Carmelan Polce) in Sydney, Australia

Sydney Coffee and Tax Chat Dec 10

Join us for a morning of coffee and tax chat! This will be informal coffee...
December 21, 2023 - 05:30 PM Time Clocks at Flinders in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Drinks & Tax Chat Dec 21

Join us for an evening of drinks and tax chat! This will be informal drinks...
December 31, 2023 - 03:30 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Zoom

(RECORDING) How To Catch Up On Filing US Taxes From...

Are you a US or dual citizen and you just found out you're supposed to...
December 31, 2023 - 03:30 AM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Zoom

(Recording) Investing For Americans Abroad

Looking to invest but not able to find a brokerage account or worried about double...
December 31, 2023 - 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Zoom

(RECORDING) Retirement & Taxes For Americans Abroad

Feeling lost or overwhelmed about filing your IRS tax return this year? Join us for...


November 21, 2023

How to Set Up an Online IRS and Social Security Account for Americans Abroad

On 17 November Democrats Abroad presented a Webinar on setting up an IRS and Social Security Online Account from abroad.  The recording is now available.  See the message below from......
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November 15, 2023

Set Up an Online IRS & SS Account - Webinar for Americans Abroad 16 Nov

The DA Taxation Task Force is hosting a webinar for Americans Abroad about How to Set Up an Online IRS & Social Security account.  Unfortunately, the live event takes place......
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November 15, 2023

Add a 2024 Ballot Request Reminder to your Calendar

January 15, 2024 is International Voter Registration Day. You can add a Ballot Request Reminder to your calendar at this link - If you us this link to add......
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November 14, 2023

DA Volunteer roles - spotlight on IT/Tech!

This message focuses on a range of roles that the DA Global IT team is seeking to fill.  There are job descriptions that include what specific system skills and experiences......
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November 04, 2023

DA Australia November Newsletter

Welcome to the November 2023 DA Australia Newsletter  In this message -  Preparing for 2024  Voter assistance - training is happening now! DA Australia Coming events Warning for Americans from the U.S. Mission......
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October 31, 2023

Join Us to Phone Bank in Key States KY, OH, VA, MS, PA, NJ

We are less than two weeks away from the November 7 elections, and as an American abroad you can make a real difference! These elections are crucial for the future of......
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October 30, 2023

DA Australia October Volunteer of the Month - Amy Saha, DA Australia Twitter/X Manager

Democrats Abroad Australia is introducing a Volunteer of the Month citation! Many congratulations to Amy Saha, the DA Australia Twitter/X manager who has been named our Volunteer of the Month! ......
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October 20, 2023

U.S. Mission to Australia issues a Security Alert – Worldwide Caution, October 20, 2023

Mission of the United States of America to Australia Worldwide Caution – October 20, 2023  Subject: Security Alert – Worldwide Caution, October 20, 2023 Event:  Due to increased tensions......
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Laura Myers

DPCA Representative, DA Australia
Carmelan Polce

DPCA Representative, DA Australia
Michael Ramos

DA Australia (Victoria) and DPCA Voting Representative; DA Veterans and Military Families Caucus; DA Hispanic Caucus; DNC Labor Council; Voting Assistance Trainer (VAT) Certified by DA. Train the Trainer (T3) Certified by the DNC.
Marla Minow

DPCA Representative, DA Australia
Kent Getsinger

DPCA Representative, DA Australia
Chris Pedersen

DA Australia Chair
Elizabeth Cage

DA Australia Secretary
Paul LaFreniere

DA Australia Treasurer