Australian High Commission
Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, eSwatini

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Find out what we can and cannot do.


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Contacting Us

For 24 hour consular assistance please call 1300 555 135 (within Australia) or +61 2 6261 3305 (outside Australia). 


PLEASE NOTE that Our Honorary Consuls are not able to assist you with any visa or immigration related enquiries.

The following contact details can be used within business hours:


South Africa, eSwatini and Lesotho

Australian High Commission Pretoria

 292 Orient Street

 Arcadia, Pretoria

 +27 12 423 6000

[email protected]




[email protected] 


Please contact Warren Rigelsford, Honorary Consul Botswana

Plot 16C1, Mmokolodi 1, Gaborone

+267 776 00002

+267 769 09454 (WhatsApp)

[email protected]



Please contact Mrs Michelle Smith, Honorary Consul Mozambique.

Australian Consulate

49 Rua Beiju de Mulata


+258 84 693 3226

[email protected]



Please contact Mr Ed Humphrey, Honorary Consul Namibia.

Australian Consulate

 56 Chalcedoon Street


 +264 61 300 194

 +264 81 283 4629

[email protected]


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