Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

About Us

About the Australian Consulate-General Shanghai, China

Consul General

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) and most recently was the Assistant Secretary of the East Asia Branch, from 2013-2015. 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 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

Tel: (021) 2225 1300 
Fax: (021) 2225 1199


Consular & Passports Enquiries

Level 22 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041

Tel: (021) 2215 5200
Fax: (021) 2215 5252 


Commercial Enquiries - Austrade

Level 21 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041

Tel:  (021)  6103 5656
Fax: (021)  6321 1222


Study-in-Australia Enquiries

Refer to Study in Australia for contact details.

Opening hours

Consulate - CITIC Square

Consulate opening hours: 8:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.

For Passport applications: Appointment 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 will be observing the following public holidays for 2016

Friday 1 January - New Year’s Day
Monday 8 February - Chinese New Year
Tuesday 9 February - Chinese New Year
Wednesday 10 February - Chinese New Year
Friday 25 March- Good Friday
Monday 28 March - Easter Monday
Monday 2 May - Labour Day (in lieu)
Thursday 9 June - Dragon Boat Festival
Monday 3 October - Chinese National Day (in lieu)
Tuesday 4 October - Golden Week
Wednesday 5 October - Golden Week
Monday 26 December - Boxing Day
Tuesday 27 December - Christmas Day (in lieu)
Wednesday 28 December - Additional Day