The Australian Embassy is also responsible for passport handling, entry clearances and visas.
The work of the Embassy has also been expressed in terms of a mission statement. According to this statement, the Embassy seeks to understand China and to work with the Chinese to further Australia`s interests. The Embassy is also charged with striving to grow and diversify trade and investment; to enhance an understanding of China in Australia; to help China`s development and contribute to its regional and global integration; to build links between Australia and China, and to help Australians in China.
In addition to the Australian Embassy in Beijing, the Australian Government is represented by Consulates-General in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Hong Kong, and with "outrigger" offices of the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) in Dalian, Qingdao, Xi’an, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Ningbo, Chengdu, Kunming and Shenzhen.
www.china.embassy.gov.au - 19731 - The Australian Embassy
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