Australian Embassy

Upcoming Australian federal election - voting overseas

The Australian federal election has been announced for 21 May 2022. Australians in Germany are encouraged to vote via postal vote, which can be returned to the AEC or the Australian Embassy in Berlin or the Australian Consulate General in Frankfurt https://www.australian-consulate-general-in-frankfurt-germany

In-person voting will be available to everyone who cannot postal vote at the voting centre at the Australian Embassy Berlin from May 10th to May 20th. The opening hours for the voting centre are 08:30-16:30 (Monday-Friday). Please make sure you are enrolled properly before coming to the Embassy. You can check your enrolment here: An appointment won’t be necessary to vote. When entering the Embassy you will need to undergo the standard security screening process. You will also be required to wear a mask whilst in the voting centre.

You can find information on overseas voting locations, how to check your enrolment and apply for a postal vote on the overseas portal of the Australian Electoral Commission website


We advise all Australians to excercise a high degree of caution when travelling. For further information on entering Australia, please visit our Travelling to Australia site and the website of the Department of Home Affairs: COVID-19 and the border (

Welcome to the Australian Embassy, Berlin


Ambassador Philip Green and the team and the Embassy welcome your interest in Australia and our relationship with Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. We are a diverse staff group of around 65 people with backgrounds in more than 12 different countries, coming from various walks of life, and working in various Embassy teams.

We encourage you to connect with us regarding any of the above areas, or other matters, regarding Australia. You can also learn more about Ambassador Green and our teams here.

Friendly greetings from Wallstraße in Berlin,

The Australian Embassy Berlin team

About us

Learn more about Australia's Ambassador to Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein and our team at the Embassy. Click the button for more information on our contact details and holidays.

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Consular & Notarial Services

Consular staff can assist Australians overseas in accordance with the Australian Consular Service Charter and provide notarial services overseas.


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Travelling to Australia

A guide on the re-entry requirements for travellers entering Australia.


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Passport Services

This section contains information for Australian citizens needing to apply for a new passport or renew their existing passport.



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Visa & Citizenship

Find further information about Australian citizenship as well as visa applications for Australia via the link below.




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The global energy sector is transforming. The way we make, move, store and use energy is changing quickly. In this context, Australia is taking a leading role in the development of hydrogen as a future energy resource.

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Showcasing Australia

Find out more about Australia's trade and investment opportunities, foreign relations and economy, as well as the work our Embassy does to connect Australians and Germans in science, arts and culture.


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See what is coming up at the Australian Embassy Berlin and within our networks.


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Australia-Germany Research Network

Australia and Germany have extensive, and longstanding research connections that continue to grow. The Australia-Germany Research Network strengthens existing research connections and provides a platform for developing new relationships.

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