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Hi there. I'm in exactly same situation. Go to the Australia post web site download application form. Then call them tell your situation that the father won't sign, they will ask you to fill out 2 more forms, look them up online, B11 & B7, then go to the post office & get pictures taken & then ask them what the rest of the steps would be. I had to get my boys Australian citizenship certificate made & birth certificate. Australia post wants to see the originals but make sure you have copies they can send in with the application. It is a very tiring process & lots of paperwork. My X was court ordered back in 2013 & I was with my wits end but in the end I got the passports. 3 years later. I should have taken my X back to court straight away instead of have waited that long. I didn't knew I could get passports without his content. But I did. What a victory. Good luck. There is light in the end of the tunnel after all.