Australian Embassy
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia

Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Turkey

This site is designed to provide you with information about Australia and the services offered by the Embassy. Whether you are interested in doing business with or investing in Australia, going on holiday, studying or just learning more about our country, we hope you find this site of use.The travel advice for Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia is updated regularly. Australians travelling or living in Turkey, Azerbaijan or Georgia are urged to register with the Embassy. This helps us to contact you in an emergency, provide travel advisory updates and details of elections. We have offices in Ankara, Istanbul and Canakkale.

  • Statement by Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP regarding the attack on Ataturk Airport, Istanbul on 28 June. Our thoughts & sympathies are with people of Turkey.

  • Australian Federal Election

    The Australian Federal Election will be held on 2 July 2016. The Australian Electoral Commission has determined that the Australian Embassy in Ankara will NOT be offering in-person voting services. If you will be overseas on election day, you can either vote by post or complete an Overseas Notification form and submit it to the Australian Electoral Commission.

    Further information is available on the Australian Electoral Commission website or by calling +61 2 6160 2600.

    Key Election Dates for voters are outlined below:

    Election Announcement                                 8 May 2016

    Close of the Electoral Roll                              23 May 2016 at 8.00pm AEST

    Polling Day (In Australia)                                2 July 2016

    Last Day for Receipt of Postal Votes          15 July 2016

  • Are you Australian Alumni interested in networking with other Alumni in Turkey? Register with us on (Sizin gibi Avustralya Mezunları ile tanışmak ve sosyalleşmek istermisiniz? Sistemimize kayıt olun) 

  • The 2017 round of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships is now open.  Applications will close 30 June 2016 at 11:59 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). Please see the applications page for further information. 

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  • Job vacancies


. Study in Australia

  • On 1 July 2016, Australia will make a number of changes to its student visa processes. These changes include the introduction of a simplified student visa framework (SSVF). For more information about these changes, please see Study in Australia.

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