Head of Mission
Mr Arthur Spyrou, Ambassador
Australian Embassy address, map and contact details
The Australian Embassy in Athens is also accredited to Bulgaria and Romania.
The Embassy is staffed by an Ambassador and officers from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
For assistance with visas and migration to Australia contact Home Affairs, Australian Embassy, Berlin (for residents in Greece) or Home Affairs, Australian Embassy, Belgrade (for residents in Bulgaria or Romania). The Australian Embassy in Athens is unable to provide you with detailed information.
The Austrade office in Poland is responsible for markets in Central and South East Europe including Greece, Hungary, Romania, Croatia and Serbia.
A non-resident Defence Attache is based in Madrid.
The Embassy in Athens is open for telephone and email enquiries from 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday except for public holidays.
Passport interviews and notarial services are offered on an appointment only basis - see Passport Services – Appointment System
Public holidays 2023
The Embassy will be closed on:
Mon 2 January - New Year’s Day (in lieu)
Fri 6 January - Epiphany
Mon 27 February - Orthodox Ash Monday
Fri 14 April - Orthodox Good Friday
Mon 17 April - Orthodox Easter Monday
Mon 1 May - Labour Day (Greek)
Mon 5 June - Whit Monday
Tue 15 August - Assumption Day
Mon 2 October - Labour Day (Australia)
Mon 25 December - Christmas Day
Tue 26 December - Boxing Day
Wed 27 December - DFAT Holiday
Thu 28 December - DFAT Holiday
Fri 29 December - DFAT Holiday
The Australian Embassy, Athens seeks support for the Consular section. To apply, please follow the link below:
Temporary Consular Officer – LE3 – Athens