Australian Consulate-General
Chengdu, China

Consul-General Christopher Lim's Blog - "Wulong – A serendipitous discovery "

"Occasionally, a local government invites the diplomatic corps to visit their town or county to raise awareness and signal interest in working with foreign countries.  These visits are always fascinating as they take me somewhere I would never otherwise visit.  My recent visit to Wulong in the municipality of Chongqing – three hours by car from the city – was remarkable because it is home to extraordinary natural wonders that I had never heard of.  The drive from Chongqing included travelling on highways bored through karst limestone mountains and traversing deep, heavily vegetated, gorges.  We went through a series of tunnels, one of which was 12.9 kilometres long. " Click here to read more 

Ma La Koala Edition 56

In Ma La Koala’s 56th edition,  learn about the connections that exist between Fraser Coast and southwest China,  find out where to see "Water Pushes Sand" in Chengdu, and discover how Australia is making inroads into China's red meat export market.  Read more here

Consul-General's Speeches

Taste of Queensland Campaign Launch (28/10/2019) 

Belt and Road Chengdu-Australian Open University Tennis Championship 2019 remarks (27/07/2019)

Old Masters: Australia’s Bark Artists Exhibition opening remarks (26/06/2019)

Festival of Australia Kunming Reception remarks (27/05/2019)

Remarks at Gold Coast Gala Dinner (17/05/2019)

Opening of the Australia-China (Chongqing) Economic and Trade Forum (10/05/2019)

Museum 2050 and Zhi Art Museum 2019 Annual Symposium opening remarks (28/04/2019)

Macquarie University Open Day remarks (14/04/2019)

West China-Australia Food Importer Network (CAFIN) conference speech (Mandarin Chinese) (13/03/2019)

Consul-General's Chongqing International Women's Day Lunch Reception address (11/03/2019)

Consul-General’s Australia Day 2019 address (21/01/2019)

Consul-General's remarks at the Belt and Road Chengdu-Australian Open University Tennis Championship award ceremony, Chengdu (11/11/2018)

News and Media Releases

Australia-China Business Council networking day speech (26/06/2019)

Asialink Bloomberg Address by Prime Minister Scott Morrison (26/06/2019)

Australia's experience in applying a circular economy (02/06/2019)

Celebrate a Festival of Australia (20/05/2019)

Secretary Frances Adamson remarks at Australia-China Reception (25/05/2019)

Strengthening science ties with China (10/04/2019)

2019-20 Foreign Affairs and Trade Department budget (02/05/2019)

Ambassador to China (29/03/2019)

Strengthening the future of the Australia-China relationship (29/03/2019)

The Australia-China “She Inspires Me” Photo Competition (08/03/2019)

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 to schedule an appointment.  Passport enquiries, emergency passports or consular enquiries do not require appointments.  Click here to make a booking.

Booking Policy

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. 


Job vacancy

Australian Embassy, Beijing

Head of Mission Senior Adviser & Interpreter

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DFAT (LE6)
(Application close at 17:00 on Friday, 15 November 2019)



Senior Cultural Relations Officer

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DFAT(LE5)

(Application close at 17:00 on Wednesday, 20 November 2019)