Message from the Ambassador
The Embassy is located at:
Level 7, Avenue des Arts/Kunstlaan 56, Brussels 1000
Embassy opening hours
08.30am-5:00pm on weekdays, except public holidays (passport and notarial services are available Monday to Friday by appointment only).
2019 Australian Federal Election
The Australian Embassy in Brussels will be offering in person voting for the 2019 Australian federal election. Photo ID will be required in order to gain access to the Embassy and entry is also subject to security screening. Please note large bags are not allowed inside the Embassy premises.
For information on enrolling and voting while overseas, please visit the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) website at www.aec.gov.au/overseas.
If you wish to vote in the federal election you must be enrolled. To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au.
Australia-EU Framework Agreement
On 13 November, the inaugural meeting of the EU-Australia Joint Committee took place in Canberra. The meeting is an important first step under the Australia-EU Framework Agreement, setting a platform for tangible cooperative activities in future. Australia and the EU have been applying the Agreement provisionally since 4 October 2018.
EU-Australia Development Dialogue
The Dialogue was co-chaired by Mr Stefano Manservisi, Director-General of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO) and Ms Clare Walsh, Deputy Secretary at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Also at the meeting were officials from DFAT, the European Commission and the European External Action Service.
2018/19 Work and Holiday visa program