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.


Contact information

Australian Embassy and Consulates


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

Fax: +86 21 2215 5252 



Commercial Enquiries - Austrade

Level 21 CITIC Square

1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041

Tel:  +86 21 6103 5656

Fax: +86 21 6321 1222



Study-in-Australia Enquiries

Refer to Study in Australia for contact details.


Australian Embassy, Beijing

Australian Consulate General, Guangzhou 

Australian Consulate General, Chengdu


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.

Visa office - CITIC Square

See:  Visa and Immigration information


The Australian Consulate General in Shanghai public holidays

  • Monday 2 October 2017 - National Day Holiday (in lieu)
  • Tuesday 3 October 2017 - Golden Week
  • Wednesday 4 October 2017 - Golden Week
  • Monday 25 December 2017 - Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December 2017 - Boxing Day
  • Wednesday 27 December 2017 - Additional Day