Consul-General Christopher Lim's Blog - "How to handle a formal meeting in China"
"Early in my career, I had the privilege of attending several formal meetings in China as a note-taker. Hosted by the Chinese side and involving visiting Australian Ministers, Parliamentarians or senior officials, these meetings have a formality that makes them very different from what we’re used to in Australia". Click here to read more.
Ma La Koala Newsletter - 51st Edition
In Ma La Koala’s 51st edition, Australian Consul-General Christopher Lim speaks at the “Seminar on Australian Trade, Investment and the China International Import Exhibition (CIIE)", the Reserve Bank of Australia visits Chongqing and authors Josephine Wilson and Nicholas Jose hold a writers event in Chengdu. Click here for previous editions.
News and Media Releases
Appointments for Passport and Notarial Services
Please make appointments for passport and notarial services using the Consulate’s online booking system. Passport service appointments for Australian Citizens are available between 9:00 am and 12:00 noon, Monday to Friday. Notarial service appointments are available between 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only.
If you are unable to make an appointment within the advertised hours, you can either call 028 - 6268 5200 or send an email to email@example.com to schedule an appointment. Passport enquiries, emergency passports or consular enquiries do not require appointments. Click here to make a booking.
Clients should arrive 5 minutes prior to appointments for security screening. If you arrive late for your appointment you may need to wait until an officer is available. Bookings can be made 3 weeks in advance. We request that you do not book more than one appointment at a time. Please refer to your notification email if you need to amend or cancel your appointment.