Australians who have lost their passports in the Victorian bushfires, in a policy introduced by Alexander Downer in 2005, will be subject to a fine of $69 to $416 plus the cost of replacement for the loss of their passport.
The Australian Government applies a fine if you lose your passport, it is stolen or destroyed. First offence attracts a $69 fine subsequent additional loss $208 to $416
The cost of a new Passport is $208 for Adults and $104 for Children
They will be required to produce a copy of proof of citizenship and identity including a copy of their birth certificate