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 notarial services are provided by separate passport offices in each state. Details can be found at the Smartraveller website.
New South Wales State Office
The New South Wales State Office is part of DFAT's domestic network and works with a broad range of stakeholders across New South Wales to advance Australia's international relations and trade interests. Our partners include state and local governments, business, non-government organisations, universities, professional associations and community groups and the NSW Consular Corps.
Director NSW State Office, Ms Trudy Witbreuk
Location and postal address for State Office
The NSW State Office does NOT provide authentication and notarial services. Details can be found at the Smartraveller website.
9 Castlereagh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Location for Passport Office
26 Lee Street (near Central Station)
Sydney NSW 2000
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 New South Wales State Office provides protocol services to the consular corps in New South Wales. These services include processing of arrival and departure notifications, diplomatic visa renewals, issue of identity cards and airport facilitation for foreign dignitaries.
Australians seeking emergency consular assistance, should 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 New South Wales State Office does not recruit employees directly, and we are unable to offer opportunities for work experience or internships.