Australian Embassy
Germany
Embassy Address: Wallstraβe 76-79, 10179 Berlin // Telephone: +49 (0)30 88 00 88 0 // Fax: +49 (0)30 88 00 88 210

Visa Enquiries: Telephone: +49 (0)69 222 23 99 58, Mon-Fri 10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm // Fax: +49(0)30 22 48 92 92
Counter Hours Visa Section: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am to 11am

Welcome to the Australian Embassy, Berlin

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Australia has a warm and significant bilateral relationship with Germany. We have wide-ranging dialogue and cooperation with Germany, which ranks among Australia's leading trading partners. We have a strong and expanding investment relationship. Germany is a major source of foreign direct investment in Australia and one of Australia's largest investment destinations.

Germany has been a significant source of migrants to Australia. Germans and Australians have wide-ranging interest in each other's culture. Australia is one of the most popular overseas destinations for German tourists and students. The Government is keen to expand existing links with Germany, including in traditional and new commercial spheres.

H.E. Ambassador David Ritchie AO at his desk 

Ambassador Ritchie speaking on the occasion of Australia Day


Condolence book in support and sympathy of those tragically killed on flight MH17
The Embassy has opened a condolence book for messages in support and sympathy of those tragically killed on flight MH17, and the Australian Government offers an opportunity to record condolence messages on-line at www.pm.gov.au/mh17-condolences.

ANZAC Day Service of Remembrance in Berlin
The annual local ANZAC Day Service of Remembrance was held on Friday 25 April 2014, 10:30 a.m., at the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

     
     

Impressions from the ANZAC Day Service in Berlin

 


 

Current News

For latest news available from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, please see www.dfat.gov.au 

FIFA World Cup opened in Brasil - Australia's Socceroos playing in a group with Chile, the Netherlands, and Spain

   

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (r.) welcoming Ambassador David Ritchie to a World Cup function at the Foreign Office
(Photo: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek)  //  Ambassador Ritchie at the Dutch Embassy for the broadcast of the Australia-The Netherlands match

Australia Ratifies the Arms Trade Treaty
The Australian Government ratified the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) at the United Nations in New York on 3 June 2014. The Arms Trade Treaty will be the first legally binding instrument ever negotiated in the United Nations to esteblish common standards for the international transfer of conventional arms.

Op-ed by Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP: "Australia in the front line against arms trafficking"

Australian Trade Minister Robb in Frankfurt
Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb is on a visit to Frankfurt on 8 and 9 May as part of a broader visit to key centres of Europe to pursue Australia's ambitious tade and investment agenda. His program in Frankfurt includes meetings with financial industry representatives and a broad range of other business contacts. He will also address Australia's G20 agenda.

   
Minister Robb (centre) in Frankfurt with Consul-General David Campbell, Ambassador David Ritchie, Member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH Peter Tyroller and OAV Managing Director Timo Prekop (left to right)

Foreign Minister Bishop in Switzerland
During an official visit to Switzerland on 27 March, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop met with Swiss President and Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter to discuss security issues and the role of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. In Geneva she addressed the Conference on Disarmament and met with a number of international organisations.

 

Statement to the UN Security Council by the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations, 3 March 2014
Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, on developments in Ukraine, 2 March 2014

Australia and the G20

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Banks Governors Meeting in Sydney, 22-23 February 2014


Prime Minister Abbott attending World Economic Forum in Davos
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has addressed the WEF in Davos on Australia's G20 presidency
Text of his speech  //  Link to WEF video site

Australia assumes Presidency of the G20
Statement by the Prime Minister
G20 media arrangements

'Australian Community News' - January 2014


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