The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) offers services to Australians overseas through a network of diplomatic and consular missions. The Department also maintains offices in state and territory capital cities at home to help advance Australia's foreign policy, trade and development interests. Passport and document legalisations (apostilles, authentications and Certificates of No Impediment to Marriage) are provided by separate passport offices in each state.
The Queensland State Office is part of DFAT's domestic network and works with a broad range of stakeholders across Queensland to advance Australia's international relations and trade interests. Our partners include state and local governments, business, non‑government organisations, universities, professional associations, community groups and the Queensland Consular Corps.
Queensland State Director, Ms Alison Carrington
Phone: (07) 3405 4799
150 Charlotte Street (opposite Queensland Health)
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
GPO Box 879
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
DFAT offers a variety of information on Australia's foreign policies and interests, including information to support organisations and individuals doing business overseas and to foster a positive image of Australia internationally.
This includes information on:
The Queensland State Office provides protocol services to the Consular Corps in Queensland. These services include processing of arrival and departure notifications, diplomatic visa renewals, issue of identity cards and airport facilitation for foreign dignitaries.
If you are seeking emergency consular assistance, please call DFAT's 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas) or 1300 555 135 (toll free from within Australia).
We encourage Australian citizens and permanent residents to access our travel advice and information about consular services via the Smartraveller website.
DFAT recruits graduates and non-graduates for a range of positions. We offer varied and challenging job opportunities advancing Australia's international political, economic, security, development and consular interests.
The Queensland State Office does not recruit employees directly, and we are unable to offer opportunities for work experience or internships.
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