Summary of current Topics and Key Aspects
Welcome to the Website of the Austrian Embassy in Canberra!
We would like to provide facts and figures about Austria and give an overview regarding the political and cultural life of the alpine republic.
Temporary Closure of Austrian Consulates in Australia and New Zealand
The Embassy will be closed on 15 August 2014 due to an Austrian holiday.
The Honorary Consulate General BRISBANE will be closed on 12 August 2014.
The Honorary Consulate Hobart will be closed from 7 July to 1 August 2014.
The Honorary Consulate Auckland will be closed from 28 July to 29 August 2014.
The Honorary Consulate General BRISBANE will be closed from 1 October to 3 November 2014.
In urgent matters please contact the Embassy in Canberra.
Expiry of Child-Entries in the Austrian Passport of a Parent
On 15 June 2012 entries of children in the Austrian passport of a parent automatically expired and every child now requires a separate passport to travel. The validity of the parent's passport is not affected.
more under Passport
Working Holiday Visa Agreement with New Zealand
The Working Holiday Scheme for New Zealand nationals has entered into effect on 18 April 2012. Every year a limited number of allotments will be available allowing young people from New Zealand to stay and work in Austria for up to six months. more...