Australian Embassy
The Philippines

The Embassy

About the Australian Embassy in The Philippines

Head of Mission

Australian Ambassador to the Philippines
Ms Amanda Gorely


Ms Gorely is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Most recently she was Corporate Counsel and head of the Corporate Legal Branch, a position she held since 2012. She has previously served overseas as Deputy High Commissioner at the Australian High Commission in Wellington and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, with earlier postings in Stockholm and Copenhagen.  

In Canberra, Ms Gorely has served also as Assistant Secretary, WTO Trade Law Branch; Director, International Law Section; and Director, Human Rights and Indigenous Issues Section.


Opening hours

The Embassy is open to the public from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday except for public holidays.  

Public Holidays


  • Friday, 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • Thursday, 24 March – Maundy Thursday
  • Friday, 25 March – Good Friday
  • Monday, 13 June - Queen’s Birthday
  • Friday, 8 July – Eidul Ftr
  • Monday, 29 August- National Heroes’ Day
  • Monday, 12 September – Eidul Adha
  • Monday, 31 October – Special Non-working Day
  • Tuesday, 1 November - All Saint’s Day
  • Monday, 26 December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday, 27 December - In lieu of Christmas Day
  • Wednesday, 28 December - Additional DFAT Holiday
  • Thursday, 29 December - Additional DFAT Holiday
  • Friday, 30 December – Rizal Day

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the Australian Embassy in The Philippines.

All vacancies at the Embassy are advertised on our website. Advertised vacancies will include a position duty statement, selection criteria and general information.

The Embassy does not accept ad hoc or general applications that are not related to a current advertised position.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR):

No positions vacant at this time

Admin/Consular/Political/Economic/Development DFAT:

No positions vacant at this time

 Immigration and Visa Office:

No positions vacant at this time

Australian Trade Commission (AUSTRADE):

Defence Section:

No positions vacant at this time

Australian Federal Police:

No positions vacant at this time