Australian Embassy
Germany

About us

About the Australian Embassy in Germany

Ambassador

H.E. Mr Philip Green OAM

Philip Green is the Australian Ambassador to Germany. Mr Green is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently First Assistant Secretary, United States and Indo-Pacific Strategy Division. He has previously served overseas as Head of Mission in Singapore, South Africa and Kenya.

He has served previously as Ambassador and/or High Commissioner in Singapore (2012-2016), South Africa (2004-2008), and Kenya (1998-2000). In his last assignment in Canberra (2018-2019), Mr Green was responsible for leading Australia’s Indo-Pacific Strategy as well as relations with the United States, Canada and ASEAN. 

Earlier, Mr Green served as International Adviser to Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (2009-2010) and as Chief of Staff when Mr Rudd was Foreign Minister (2010-2012). 
 
He led the Secretariat for the Review of Australian Intelligence Agencies in 2004. 
 
Mr Green was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2003 for his role in the response to the Bali terrorist tragedy.
 
He holds a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. He has been awarded honorary degrees from the James Cook University and Murdoch University.  

 

Contact information

Australian Embassy Berlin
Location and postal address: Wallstraße 76-79, 10179 Berlin

Tel.: +49 (0)30 - 880088-0 (not for visa enquiries)
Fax: +49 (0)30 - 880088-210 (not for visa enquiries)
Email: info.berlin(at)dfat.gov.au (not for visa enquiries)

For visa information visit the Department of Home Affairs and our site Connecting with Australia.

Australian Consulate-General Frankfurt
Main Tower, 28th Floor
Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58
60311 Frankfurt
Tel. +49-69-90558-0
Fax +49-69-90558-119

Opening hours

Embassy:
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm (except for public holidays)
Telephone switchboard: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 1.00pm + 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Consulate-General:
Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 4.30pm  //  Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm (except for public holidays)

Passport applications interviews and notarial services at the Embassy in Berlin and the Consulate-General in Frankfurt are offered by appointment only and must be booked online. Passport and notarial fees are payable upon lodgement of the application. Fees must be paid in Euro by debit (EC) or credit card.

Public holidays

The Embassy will be closed on the following days:

2020

1 Jan 2020
27 Jan 2020
10 Apr 2020
13 Apr 2020
1 May 2020
8 May 2020
21 May 2020
1 June 2020
5 Oct 2020
25 Dec 2020
28 Dec 2020
29 Dec 2020
30 Dec 2020
31 Dec 2020

2021

1 January 2021
29 January 2021
8 March 2021
2 April 2021
5 April 2021
13 May 2021
24 May 2021
 9 July 2021
 27 August 2021
4 October 2021
1 November 2021
24 December 2021
27 December 2021
28 December 2021
 

The Consulate-General, Frankfurt, will be closed on the following days:

1 Jan 2020
27 Jan 2020
10 April 2020
13 April 2020
1 May 2020
21 May 2020
1 June 2020
11 June 2020
5 October 2020
24-25 Dec 2020
28-30 Dec 2020