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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
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Contents >> International relations >> The network of Australian diplomatic and consular missions overseas

DFAT manages an extensive network of Australian diplomatic and consular missions abroad (tables 3.4--3.6), supporting Australia’s international interests and providing consular and passport services. The department’s central office is in Canberra and it also maintains offices in all of the state capitals and in Darwin, as well as Newcastle and Thursday Island.

3.4 AUSTRALIAN EMBASSIES, HIGH COMMISSIONS, CONSULATES AND MULTILATERAL MISSIONS MANAGED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE(a) - 30 June 2003

Country of locationCityPost type

ArgentinaBuenos AiresEmbassy
AustriaViennaEmbassy/Permanent Mission to the United Nations
BangladeshDhakaHigh Commission
BarbadosBridgetownHigh Commission
BelgiumBrusselsEmbassy/Mission to the European Union
BrazilBrasiliaEmbassy
Brunei DarussalamBandar Seri BegawanHigh Commission
BurmaRangoonEmbassy
CambodiaPhnom PenhEmbassy
CanadaOttawaHigh Commission
ChileSantiagoEmbassy
China, People's Republic ofBeijingEmbassy
GuangzhouConsulate-General
Hong Kong SARConsulate-General
ShanghaiConsulate-General
CroatiaZagrebEmbassy
CyprusNicosiaHigh Commission
DenmarkCopenhagenEmbassy
East TimorDiliEmbassy
EgyptCairoEmbassy
Federated States of MicronesiaPohnpeiEmbassy
FijiSuvaHigh Commission
FranceParis(b)Embassy
ParisDelegation to the OECD
GermanyBerlinEmbassy
GreeceAthensEmbassy
HungaryBudapestEmbassy
IndiaNew DelhiHigh Commission
IndonesiaJakartaEmbassy
Bali (Denpasar)Consulate-General
IranTehranEmbassy
IrelandDublinEmbassy
IsraelTel AvivEmbassy
ItalyRomeEmbassy
JapanTokyoEmbassy
JordanAmmanEmbassy
KenyaNairobiHigh Commission
KiribatiTarawaHigh Commission
Korea, Republic ofSeoulEmbassy
LaosVientianeEmbassy
LebanonBeirutEmbassy
MalaysiaKuala LumpurHigh Commission
MaltaVallettaHigh Commission
MauritiusPort LouisHigh Commission
MexicoMexico CityEmbassy
NepalKathmanduEmbassy
NetherlandsThe HagueEmbassy
New CaledoniaNoumeaConsulate-General
New ZealandWellingonHigh Commission
NigeriaLagos(c)High Commission
PakistanIslamabadHigh Commission
Papua New GuineaPort MoresbyHigh Commission
PhilippinesManilaEmbassy
PolandWarsawEmbassy
PortugalLisbonEmbassy
RussiaMoscowEmbassy
SamoaApiaHigh Commission
Saudi ArabiaRiyadhEmbassy
Serbia and Montenegro(d)BelgradeEmbassy
SingaporeSingaporeHigh Commission
Solomon IslandsHoniaraHigh Commission
South AfricaPretoriaHigh Commission
SpainMadridEmbassy
Sri LankaColomboHigh Commission
SwedenStockholmEmbassy
SwitzerlandGenevaPermanent Mission to the United Nations
GenevaPermanent Mission to the WTO/Consulate-General
ThailandBangkokEmbassy
TongaNuku'alofaHigh Commission
TurkeyAnkaraEmbassy
United Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiEmbassy
United KingdomLondonHigh Commission
United States of AmericaWashington DCEmbassy
ChicagoConsulate-General
HonoluluConsulate-General
Los AngelesConsulate-General
New YorkConsulate-General
New YorkPermanent Mission to the United Nations
VanuatuPort VilaHigh Commission
Vatican CityVatican City(e)Embassy
VenezuelaCaracasEmbassy
VietnamHanoiEmbassy
Ho Chi Minh CityConsulate-General
ZimbabweHarareHigh Commission

(a) In Baghdad, the Australian Government maintains the Australian Representative Office. The Office facilitates our contribution to Iraq’s rehabilitation, liaises with the Coalition Provisional Authority and key Iraqis, pursues other Australian interests, including in the commercial sphere and provides limited consular services to Australian citizens in Iraq. In Nauru, the department maintains an Australian Administrative Centre to facilitate mutual cooperation on processing applications from asylum seekers. In Ramallah, the Australian Government maintains the Australian Representative Office. The Office manages dealings with the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Gaza and has responsibility for Australia’s development assistance program for the Palestinians. In Taipei, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry maintains the Australian Commerce and Industry Office, the staff of which includes staff seconded from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Austrade, the Department of Education, Science and Training and the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
(b) The permanent delegation to UNESCO is located within the embassy in Paris.
(c) The high commission moved to Abuja on 8 September 2003.
(d) The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) was officially dissolved on 4 February 2003 after the establishment of the state of Serbia and Montenegro.
(e) Embassy to the Holy See.
Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

3.5 CONSULATES MANAGED BY AUSTRADE - 30 June 2003

Country of locationCityPost type

BrazilSao PauloConsulate-General
CanadaTorontoConsulate-General
GermanyFrankfurtConsulate-General
IndiaMumbaiConsulate-General
ItalyMilanConsulate-General
JapanFukuokaConsulate-General
NagoyaConsulate
OsakaConsulate-General
SapporoConsulate
SendaiConsulate
New ZealandAucklandConsulate-General
PeruLimaConsulate-General
RomaniaBucharestConsulate-General
TurkeyIstanbulConsulate-General
United Arab EmiratesDubaiConsulate-General
United States of AmericaAtlantaConsulate-General
San FranciscoConsulate-General

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

3.6 CONSULATES HEADED BY HONORARY CONSULS - 30 June 2003

Country of locationCity

AngolaLuanda(a)
BoliviaLa Paz
BrazilRio de Janeiro
Bosnia-Herzegovina(b)Sarajevo(a)
BulgariaSofia
CanadaVancouver
ColombiaBogota
Czech RepublicPrague
EcuadorGuayaquil
EstoniaTallinn
FinlandHelsinki
Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaSkopje
French PolynesiaPapeete
GhanaAccra(a)
GreeceThessaloniki
IndonesiaBalikpapan(a)
Kupang(a)
Medan
Korea, Republic ofPusan
LatviaRiga(a)
LithuaniaVilnius
MalaysiaKota Kinabalu
Kuching
Penang
MexicoGuadalajara
Monterrey
MozambiqueMaputo
NorwayOslo
PakistanKarachi
Papua New GuineaLae
RussiaSt Petersburg
Vladivostok
SloveniaLjubljana
South AfricaCape Town(a)
Durban
SpainBarcelona
Seville
ThailandChiang Mai(a)
Koh Samui
UkraineKyiv
United KingdomEdinburgh
Manchester
United States of AmericaBoston(a)
Denver
Detroit
Houston
Miami
Seattle
UruguayMontevideo

Note: This list includes all locations for which a bilateral agreement is current.
(a) Currently vacant.
(b) During the year the Government of Bosnia-Herzegovina agreed to the establishment of a Consulate headed by an Honorary Consul in Sarajevo.
Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


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