The Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) undertakes a biannual update of the exchange rates for the specified foreign currencies to the Australian dollar.

The purpose of this instrument is to reflect changes in foreign currencies exchange rates since the previous update. LIN 21/003 ensures that Home Affairs officers stationed at overseas posts can advise on and collect the correct amount of visa application charge payments from clients.

Source: LIN21003.pdf and LIN21003-Explanatory-Statement.pdf