Australian Embassy
The Philippines

The Embassy will be closed from 23 December and reopens on Tuesday 2 January. Visa applications will not be processed during this period. Please ensure you apply for travel during this period at least 4-6 weeks in advance. Visa processing will resume on 2 January 2018.



Latest news

  • Australian Prime Minister Turnbull gifts prepositioned relief stores to DSWD

    Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, announced the gifting of PHP60 million (AUD1.5 million) worth of prepositioned relief supplies and associated funds to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) during his visit to the National Resource Operations Centre (NROC) on 13 November 2017. “We have helped the people of the Philippines with the war in Marawi, now we’re determined to help you win the peace, and that’s our commitment,” Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said. Read more.

      • Philippine President Visits Australia’s Largest Navy Ship

        Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte visited the HMAS Adelaide, the largest ship ever built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).   Welcoming the President on arrival were Australian Ambassador Amanda Gorely, Australian Chief of Defence Mark Binskin and  Commander Joint Task Group, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2017, Captain Jonathan Earley (RAN).  Read more here.

      • Minister for Foreign Affairs - Media Release - Support to communities affected by conflict in Marawi  
        Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announce that the Australian Government will provide assistance to ease civilian suffering caused by the siege in the Philippine city of Marawi and contribute to peace-building in the area.  The Australian Government is providing $20 million over four years to support recovery and long term peace and stability in the southern Philippines. This is in addition to the emergency food and other supplies valued at $920,000 earlier announced on 20 June 2017.




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