Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

About Us

About the Australian Consulate General Shanghai, China

Australian Consul General to Shanghai Graeme Meehan

Mr Graeme Meehan

Australian Consul General, Shanghai

Mr Meehan is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He commenced in Shanghai, as Consul General, in June 2015. 

Mr Meehan has had extensive experience working on China issues, both in Canberra and overseas. He has served twice at the Australian Embassy in Beijing, most recently as Deputy Head of Mission (2008-2012), and twice at the Australian Office in Taipei.  His Canberra assignments have included working as the Assistant Secretary of the East Asia Branch, (2013-2015), deputy head of the China FTA Task Force (2005-2008) and as Senior Adviser (Asia) in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2005).

Mr Meehan speaks Chinese. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Melbourne University and has undertaken postgraduate studies at Fudan University in Shanghai and at the Australian National University.


Visa, Immigration and Citizenship Enquiries

Level 31 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041


Consular & Passports Enquiries

Level 22 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041
Tel: +86 21 2215 5200


Commercial Enquiries - Austrade

Level 21 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041
Tel:  +86 21 6103 5656
Fax: +86 21 6321 1222


Opening Hours

Consulate - CITIC Square
Consulate opening hours: 8:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.
For Passport applications: Appointments only - Monday to Friday.

For Notarial services: Appointments only - Tuesday to Thursday afternoons.

Visa office - CITIC Square

See:  Visa and Immigration information


Consulate Public Holidays

Monday 18 December 2017 Closed 12:00 to 2:00 pm
Monday 25 December 2017 Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Boxing Day
Wednesday 27 December 2017 Additional Day
Monday 1 January 2018 New Year’s Day
Friday 16 February 2018  Chinese New Year
Monday 19 February 2018 Chinese New Year
Tuesday 20 February 2018 Chinese New Year
Friday   30 March 2018  Good Friday
Monday  2 April  2018  Easter Monday
Tuesday 1 May 2018 Labour Day
Monday 18 June  2018  Dragon Boat Festival
Monday 1 October 2018 National Day Holiday
Tuesday 2 October 2018  Golden Week
Wednesday 3 October 2018 Golden Week
Tuesday 25 December 2018  Christmas Day
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Boxing Day
Monday 31 December 2018  Additional Day


Australian Embassy and Consulates Contact Information

Australian Embassy, Beijing

Australian Consulate General, Guangzhou 

Australian Consulate General, Chengdu