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Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou
Telephone system out of operation 19-21 April
This notice advises you that due to a power outage scheduled by local authorities, the telephone system at the Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou will be out of service from Saturday 19 April and will resume on Monday 21 April (over our Easter closure period).
During this time, Australian citizens should contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra on telephone 0061 2 62613305 for urgent consular or passport assistance.
We regret any inconvenience caused.
Office closure over Easter and Chinese Labour Day holidays
The Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou will be closed on the following days over Easter and the Chinese Labour Day Holiday:
Friday 18 April 2014
Monday 21 April 2014
Thursday 1 May 2014
ANZAC DAY 2014
The Australian and New Zealand Consulates-General in Guangzhou will jointly hold a dawn service on 25 April at the Shangri-La Hotel in Guangzhou to commemorate ANZAC Day. All Australians and New Zealanders resident in south China, as well as their families and friends, are invited to participate in this special event.
Date: Anzac Day, Friday 25 April 2014
Time: Ceremony to begin at 5:50AM followed by breakfast
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, 1 Hui Zhan Dong Road, Hai Zhu District, Guangzhou
RSVP by 22th April, 2014.
For security and catering reasons, guests are asked to register in advance.
Please return the completed registration form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax +86 20 3814 0112. For more information please phone the Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou +86 20 3814 0111.
LES Manager, Consular & Passports Services - Australian Consulate-General, Hong Kong. Closing date: 24 April 2014
Inaugural Australia-Guangdong Business Cooperation Council
On 5 December the Australia-Guangdong Business Cooperation Council (AGBCC) convened its inaugural annual meeting in Guangzhou. The AGBCC is assisting Australian and Chinese businesses recognise and take advantage of opportunities in each other's markets, while streamlining trade and investment between the two economies. The Council is made up of business representatives from both Australia and Guangdong, representing industries such as legal and financial services, resources, accounting, logistics and engineering.
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Consular - Notarial Acts - Working Hours
Working hours for notarial acts are between 3.00pm and 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
In an emergency for processing notarial acts ourside working hours, please contact us to make an appointment.
Australian Passport - Counter Working Hours
Passports applications may be lodged between 9:00am and 12:00pm Monday to Friday.
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