Australian Embassy

Australian Writers Week in China

A stellar lineup of Australian authors is announced for the tenth anniversary edition of Australian Writers Week in China, 10-18 May.


China-Australia Year of Tourism


The China-Australia Year of Tourism was launched at the Sydney Opera House on 5th February by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, and the Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration, Dr Li Jinzao.

The China-Australia Year of Tourism is a decision made by the leaders of both countries. It promises to bring our countries closer together and provide more opportunities for further engagement at every level – economic, commercial, social, and academic.



News and Speeches 

Address to the China-Australia Cooperation on Economy and Trade Forum

(24 March 2017) The Premier and I have reaffirmed again during this visit we will work to conclude an ambitious Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. And that’s an important element in the growing, developing Australia-China relationship. It is one with a bright future, full of mutually beneficial collaboration.

Statement from Australian Prime Minister: Visit to Australia by China's Premier Li Keqiang
(24 March 2017) It is an honour to welcome Premier Li Keqiang, his wife Professor Cheng Hong and members of the Premier’s delegation to Australia.

Speech at Luncheon in honour of His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China
(23 March 2017) It is our great pleasure and my great honour to welcome you, Premier Li and your wife, Professor Cheng Hong, to our nation's capital on your third visit to Australia.

Media release from Australian Prime Minister: Premier of China's visit to Australia
(17 March 2017) I look forward to welcoming His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, and his wife Madame Cheng Hong to Australia from 22-26 March.


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.

Public Holidays 2017




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