The passport office has announced that from July 2018 there will be a new requirement for your Australian passport photo.
From 1 July 2018 no glasses in new passport photos
Glasses will not be allowed in new passport photos taken from 1 July 2018.
This will further strengthen the integrity of the Australian passport.
Research has shown that glasses adversely affect passport facial matching. Matching is more accurate without glasses.
A limited exemption for medical reasons may apply where supported by a medical certificate.