Australian Consulate-General
Hong Kong
Also accredited to Macau
COVID-19 - Information to Australians in Hong Kong or Macau who are trying to get home to Australia


Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents

You can return to Australia as an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident, however if family members do not hold Australian citizenship or permanent residency, they will need to apply for entry for non-citizens:


For information on visas, travel restrictions and exemptions, visit: website of the Department of Home Affairs.

Hong Kong and Macau

Hong Kong and Macau have imposed entry restrictions and compulsory quarantine measures on travellers from overseas. For latest update please check the official COVID-19 websites of Hong Kong and Macau.

Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement
Festival of Australia
My Australian Christmas Card Competition 2020

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My Australian Christmas Card Competition 2020Call for entries: My Australian Christmas Card Competition 2020

We are calling for young artists to join our "My Australian Christmas Card Competition 2020". This year's theme is "In this together". Enter via school and submit your artwork before 18 November 2020.

Consul-General in Hong Kong

Today I announce the appointment of Ms Elizabeth Ward as Australia’s next Consul-General in Hong Kong.

Statement on Hong Kong

We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom , and the United States Secretary of State, are gravely concerned by the Hong Kong government’s unjust disqualification of candidates and disproportionate postponement of Legislative Council elections.

Extradition Treaty with Hong Kong

The National Security Law erodes the democratic principles that have underpinned Hong Kong’s society and the One Country, Two Systems framework. It constitutes a fundamental change of circumstances in respect to our Extradition Agreement with Hong Kong. As a result, we have today taken steps to suspend our Extradition Agreement.

Media Statement on Hong Kong

Australia will introduce new measures for students, temporary graduates and skilled workers from Hong Kong who want to live, work and study in Australia.

Business Envoy

Business Envoy

Business Envoy is a bi-monthly online publication which shares market insights from Australia’s global diplomatic network. The publication draws on reporting and advice from Australian embassies and high commissions in key trade and investment markets as well as analysis on international issues from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in Canberra.