WELCOME TO THE HOMESITE OF BERIA
A site set up to discuss problems and anomalies encountered by all nationalities who are holders of the Australian Sub-Class Visa 410 for Retirees, and to lobby for permanent residence for all 410 visa holders who request it.
If you need to renew your British Passport then visit the British High Commission - Canberra site for all the information you require, including passport photos. Do not apply through the BHC as applications will be returned; see details under Australia Post below. Here you can download a template of the photo requirements.
AUSTRALIA POST - RENEWAL OF BRITISH PASSPORTS -
The British Government, in collaboration with Australia Post, is introducing an improved passport application service. From 2 June 2009 you will need to lodge your British Passport application at one of more than 110 Australia Post outlets nationally.
This is the official US Embassy site for renewing your American Passport.
This is the official Canadian Embassy site for renewing your Canadian Passport
SOUTH AFRICAN PASSPORT
Here are the details for renewal. I cannot guarantee whether this is the site for renewals as it isn't clear from the site.
Here are the details for renewal.