Australian Embassy
Zimbabwe
Also accredited to Zambia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo

Welcome to The Australian Embassy

Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Harare. We hope you find this website useful and informative. We welcome Australians living in the area to contact the Embassy about our regular social events on zimbabwe.embassy@dfat.gov.au. You can also follow the Embassy on Twitter @AusEmbZim 

The Australian Embassy in Harare represents the people and Government of Australia in the countries of:

 

Changes in consular desk opening times and new online booking system introduced

Please be advised that from 1 November 2016, passport application interviews and notarial services at the Embassy in Harare are offered by appointment only. Please visit the online appointment booking page.

Please note that fees are subject to change at the beginning of each month.  We are pleased to advise that the Embassy offers the use of an electronic point of sale machine for payment of relevant fees.

 

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the  Embassy appointments. Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes. By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT’s behalf for these purposes. If this information is not collected, DFAT’s ability to arrange your appointment will be limited. Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore’s Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT’s Privacy Policy.

 

National Survey on same sex marriage

The Australian Government will proceed with the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey of all Australians on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll. Instructions on survey participation will be published on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website.

 

Register

All Australians travelling overseas, whether for tourism or business or for short or long stays, are encouraged to register with Smart Traveller, with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Australian Aid

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Australian Aid has offices at the embassy. Visit the Development Cooperation page for more information.

Direct Aid Program
Applications for the second DAP application round of 2017-18  can be done online on https://dap.smartygrants.com.au/DAPHarare-Round2-2017-18. This round will close on 31 October at midnight. Please go to http://zimbabwe.embassy.gov.au/hare/cooperation.html and scroll all the way down to download the DAP guidelines.


Message from the Australian Ambassador McCourt

Welcome to the Australian Embassy in Harare’s website.  From Harare, the Embassy looks after our bilateral relationships with Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo.

The Embassy provides consular support for Australians travelling in these countries (with the valuable assistance of the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa), and also implements and oversees our development cooperation effort in these countries.  Our development cooperation effort ranges from very large projects primarily in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector (WASH) to very small locally-targeted projects.  In all of these, Australia seeks to support sustainable development and empowerment, particularly of women and girls. 

In addition, the Embassy is focussed on providing support for Australian businesses operating, or seeking to operate, in our countries of accreditation.  This includes a significant presence of Australian mining companies.  We also help promote Australian education services to students from Zimbabwe and in the region, Australia as a tourist destination, and other opportunities for business.

We hope you find this website a valuable resource, and if you can’t find the information you are looking for, the site contains extensive links to other information, including about visas to Australia.

Please follow us on Twitter @AusEmbZim, and if you are an Australian travelling in the region, please register your travel on www.smartraveller.gov.au.

Suzanne McCourt
Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe

 

Latest News Feed

 

Australian Ambassador officially opens rehabilitated Dombwe Piped Water Scheme in Chegutu

On Friday 14 July, Her Excellency Ambassador Suzanne McCourt visited the Dombwe Piped Water Scheme in Chegutu District. The Scheme benefitted from the rehabilitation of critical infrastructure that had rendered the scheme non-functional since 2000. Australia, through partner Welthungerhilfe (WHH), supported drilling and provision of pumps, pipework, water tanks and water meters. The project assisted Local Authorities to improve systems such as billing, GIS planning, financial management and customer relations, and trained community change agents to promote hygiene and sanitation.

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Tour of Australian-supported projects in Makosa

On 20 June, Embassy staff Rose Kapungu and Christina Landsberg travelled to Mutoko in Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe to visit Australian-supported projects by the Community Technology Development Organisation (CTDO). The organisation works in partnership with Australian partner, Action for Poverty (AFAP), and is supported by the Australian Government through the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP). 

The visit showcased the success of the organisation’s 3-in-1 model of community development. This integrated model provides support in the form of food security, health services and water, sanitation and hygiene.

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ZDDT’s Nutritional Gardens Improve Diet for Beneficiaries

By Mandla Tshuma
BULAWAYO – Beneficiaries of Zimbabwe Development Democracy Trust (ZDDT)’s nutritional gardens, in four different wards across the city, say the project has significantly improved the diet for their families. ZDDT, in partnership with Sally Foundation of Australia, started the nutritional garden projects for communities in Wards 15, 19, 21 and 27 following the economic crisis between of 2008. The gardens, which now have an increasing variety of crops of fruit and vegetables, continue to benefit residents who have also learnt how to prepare exciting and attractive meals for their own tables.

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