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



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: 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