I am an Australian resident, can I apply for an ABN (Australian Business Number) if I'm living overseas?

I am a multimedia/web developer and I want to be doing freelance work for companies in Australia, but they require an ABN for my services. I am an Australian citizen but currently residing overseas because my husband works overseas. Am I eligible for an ABN if I live outside of the country but provide services... show more I am a multimedia/web developer and I want to be doing freelance work for companies in Australia, but they require an ABN for my services. I am an Australian citizen but currently residing overseas because my husband works overseas.

Am I eligible for an ABN if I live outside of the country but provide services to Australia?
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