Australian Embassy

Australian Ambassador to China



H E Mr Scott Dewar, Australian Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China 

Scott commenced as Australian Ambassador to China in January 2024. Prior to taking up this role he was Deputy Secretary International and Security in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 

Previously Scott has served in the Department of Defence and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He has also worked in the Office of the Prime Minister and the Office of the Minister for Defence. His previous diplomatic postings were to Seoul, Beijing and as Consul-General in Honolulu. 

Scott is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and has a master’s degree from Monash University. He is married with three adult sons. 

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