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Australian Federal Election


The Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016.

Voting services will be offered at this post from Monday 20 June 2016. Election arrangements, including voting times, will be published on this page and updated as required.

In the meantime, you can find information relating to being overseas at election time on the Australian Electoral Commission’s website

Queries relating to enrolment status, eligibility or entitlement to vote should be referred to the AEC at:

AEC website:

AEC e-mail:

AEC phone: +61 2 6160 2600


Online booking system for passport and notarial services appointments from 1 April 2016

Clients can book appointments directly via

















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News and Speeches

(NEW, 8 April 2016) Prime Minister to visit China

(NEW, 8 April 2016) Australia Week in China 2016 explores new frontiers in education and tourism

(NEW, 4 April 2016) Australia Week - Australia's largest ever trade mission

(NEW, 21 March 2016) Promoting Australia’s economic links with China

(NEW, 14 February 2016) Foreign Minister's visit to Japan and China

(NEW, 1 January 2016) Free trade agreements give Australian exporters reason to celebrate

(20 December 2015) Historic China-Australia FTA enters into force

(9 December 2015) China-Australia FTA Benefits Set to Flow From 20 December

(1 December 2015) Stronger foreign investment regime comes into force

(1 December 2015) China will welcome nine of Australia’s best and brightest undergraduate students as New Colombo Plan scholars in 2016

(17 November 2015)  Australia signs new health cooperation agreements with China

(15 November 2015)   Health Minister to visit China and Indonesia

(12 November 2015)   Ministerial meeting on water management and infrastructure

(12 November 2015)   China-Australia Joint Framework on Agriculture Cooperation

(12 November 2015)  North Asia visit to strengthen agricultural relationships following FTAs


 (22 October 2015) Australia's Next Ambassador to China

 (23 August 2015) China FTA a key focus of Robb’s Asia visit

 (30 July 2015) 2015 Boyer Lecturer Announced

 (23 July 2015) Demonstration outside Chinese Consulate-General, Sydney

 (26 June 2015) Minister Cash to visit China

 (24 June 2015)Australia to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

 (12 June 2015)Professor Xinhua Wu’s visit


Job Vacancy

Vacancy - Payments Officer (LE3)

Vacancy – Senior Interpreter/ Engagement Officer (LE5)


 Embassy Opening Hours

The Embassy will be open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday except for public holidays.

Australians requiring advice or assistance from the consular section may call during business hours from 8:30 to 5:00 Monday to Friday.

Please note: Passport Applications: Monday-Friday 9:00 – 12:00 and Notarial Services: Monday-Friday 14:00 – 15:30 by making appointment.

2016 Public Holidays