Australian High Commission
United Kingdom


Important Information


The Australian Government provides emergency 24-hour consular assistance

+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas

1300 555 135 from within Australia

+61 421 269 080 for SMS


Australian Bushfires

Our sincere thanks to everyone who has contacted us offering messages of support, condolence and solidarity around the devastating bushfires in Australia. For further information about the current bushfire situation, donating to bushfire relief, UK fundraisers, and offers of assistance, please see below.


Concerns for friends and family in Australia

FCO Consular Emergency Centre: if you are concerned about the safety of a UK citizen travelling in Australia, please contact the FCO Consular Emergency Centre in London: +44 (0) 20 7008 1500

Australian Red Cross – ‘Register.Find.Reunite’: This service registers, finds and reunites family, friends and loved ones after an emergency -


Details on the current bushfire situation

For information about the current bushfire situation, please visit the relevant state or territory emergency management website:


Bushfire relief donations

Please do not send donations to the Australian High Commisssion as we are unable to process them.

We are not aware of any UK charities accepting donations, but would encourage you to contact the following Australian charities who are accepting donations for bushfire relief:


Bushfire relief UK fundraisers

We have been heartened to learn that there are a number of fundraisers planned for Australian bushfire relief in the UK. If you are organising a fundraiser that you would like us to list on our website, please email details to


Offers of assistance

The Australian Government continues to receive offers of assistance from the global community, domestic organisations, groups and individuals. These requests are being worked through in close consultation with the states and territories to determine the best options to support our emergency service personnel and fire-affected communities.


Other Subjects:


Visas, Migration and Citizenship 

Find out about Australian Visas, immigration and citizenship

+61 2 6196 0196  Global Service Centre - open UK and EU business hours


Legalising Documents

Find out about witnessing signatures, certifying documents, property sales, mortgages, land transfers, apostilles and other notarial acts



Please consult the information on the above link first before calling - Phone: 020 7887 5777 (call back service only)



Australian Passport Office — Submitting a passport application in the United Kingdom



Services for Australians in the United Kingdom, including consular assistance



Voting in Federal Elections

For the most up to date information on voting arrangements, including checking your enrolment



Employment Opportunities at the High Commission




Remembrance Day Service - 11 November 2019

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