Australian Embassy
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia
Embassy address: MNG Building, Ugur Mumcu Caddesi No.88, 7th Floor, Gaziosmanpasa, Ankara, Turkey - Telephone: +90 312 459 9500 - Fax: +90 312 446 4827

Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Turkey

This site is designed to provide you with information about Australia and the services offered by the Embassy. Whether you are interested in doing business with or investing in Australia, going on holiday, studying or just learning more about our country, we hope you find this site of use.The travel advice for Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia is updated regularly. Australians travelling or living in Turkey, Azerbaijan or Georgia are urged to register with the Embassy. This helps us to contact you in an emergency, provide travel advisory updates and details of elections. We have offices in Ankara, Istanbul and Canakkale.

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More than 99 years after she fell in battle in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the Australian submarine HMAS AE2, lying at the bottom of Turkey's Sea of Marmara, is underway.


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       Australia and Turkey are active members of the Group of Twenty (G20), the premier forum for   international economic cooperation. The G20 works to strengthen the global economy, reforming international financial institutions and improving financial regulation. G20 Leaders, Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors, as well as other Ministers, meet regularly to address global economic and financial challenges.

Australia is the 2014 G20 Chair from 1 December 2013, when Turkey, as incoming 2015 G20 Chair, joined the G20 Troika. Until 1 December 2014 the G20 Troika includes 2013 G20 Chair Russia, Australia and Turkey. Australia will be working closely with Turkey in the G20 Troika throughout 2014 and 2015.


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13 June - The 25th Ankara International Film Festival was held between 5-15 June 2014. The festival hosted 'Young Australian Cinema' and screened Zoe Misplaced by Mekelle Mills, Quest for Versace by Abhishek Shukla and Tracks by John Curran. The Embassy was pleased to support Australian film directors Mr Abhishek Shukla and Ms Mekelle Mills's visit to Ankara. Embassy hosted a reception to mark this event.




Ambassador James Larsen presented his credential to President of Georgia, HE Mr Giorgi Margvelashvili, on 14 March 2014, in Georgia's capital Tbilisi. Mr Larsen was accompanied by Australian Consul-General in Istanbul, Mr Lino Strangis. During the visit, Mr Larsen and Mr Strangis discussed trade and investment opportunities between Georgia and Australia with Georgian officials and business groups.




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