Australian Consulate-General
Los Angeles
States of California (south of the 36N latitude), Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada (Clark County only) and Utah

About us

About the Australian Consulate-General, Los Angeles

Consul-General

Ms Chelsey Martin

Ms Martin was appointed Australian Consul-General Los Angeles in November 2015. She has significant experience in the United States, having previously served as Counsellor (Political), Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York from 2011 to 2014, and as Counsellor (Public Affairs) at the Australian Embassy in Washington from 2006 to 2009.

In Canberra, Ms Martin most recently served as the Director of the Ministerial and Executive Liaison Section (2015) and she has previously served as Director of the Thailand, Philippines and Cambodia Section (2010 – 2011) and Deputy Chief of Protocol and Director of the Diplomatic and Consular Accreditation Section (2009).

She has significant experience working in public affairs and economic diplomacy, including in DFAT’s Media Liaison Section (2005-06); and the Trade Advocacy and Outreach Section (2004-05). She was seconded to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as Senior Adviser, Global and Regional Architecture, from 2009 to 2010.

Prior to joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ms Martin worked as a political journalist with The Australian Financial Review (1998 – 2004). Ms Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from the Australian National University.

 

The Consulate

The Consulate carries out a number of functions in pursuit of the Australian Government's goals. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the primary entry and departure point for the majority of Australians travelling to the USA and for tourists and business visitors travelling to Australia.

Passport and Consular Services: The Consulate, throughout its region of jurisdiction, protects the interests of Australians and issues and renews passports for them.For more information, please visit:

Support / Liaison Services: The Consulate provides a wide range of services for Australian government and parliamentary activities in the region, including handling high level visitors.

Overseas promotion: In conjunction with the Australian Embassy in Washington, DC and Consulates in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Honolulu and Houston, the Consulate works to project Australia's image abroad through a variety of economic diplomacy events.

 

Consular Districts Include

California (south of the 36N latitude), Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada (Clark County only) and Utah.

 

Australian Consulate - Denver

As the Australian Consulate in Denver is managed by an Honorary Consul, all passport queries and applications should be directed to the Australian Consulate in Los Angeles. The Honorary Consul does not perform passport functions.

Australian Consulate - Denver
8480 East Orchard Road, Suite 1100
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
Phone: 1 303 321 2234
Fax: 1 303 773 1664

 

2016 Public Holidays

Friday, 1 January
Monday, 15 February
Friday, 25 March
Monday, 28 March
Monday, 30 May
Monday, 4 July
Monday, 5 September
Monday, 10 October
Friday, 11 November
Thursday, 24 November
Friday, 25 November
Monday, 26 December
Tuesday, 27 December
Wednesday, 28 December

 

Job vacancies

 

Vacancy: Public Diplomacy Manager

The Australian Consulate General Los Angeles is seeking applications for the role of Public Diplomacy Manager. This position is responsible for developing and implementing the public diplomacy program, incuding G’Day USA, at the Australian Consulate-General Los Angeles to promote and enhance Australia’s interests in the United States. The position will also undertake research and report writing on Australian economic diplomacy and other policy priorities in the US south west. Submissions close on Sunday 7 August, 2016.

Information Pack and Application Guidelines