Please note the Australian Consulate-General is operating from temporary premises in Shenyang while the permanent Chancery is constructed.
Consular, notarial and passport services will continue to be provided by the Australian Embassy in Beijing. Please contact the Australian Embassy in Beijing for additional information.
The Australian Consulate-General in Shenyang is expected to open to the public in early 2020, after Chancery construction is completed.
On 2 March 2019 Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs announced the appointment of Mr Broughton Robertson as Australia's first Consul-General in Shenyang.
From 2015 to 2018, Broughton was Director of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT) China Political and External Section. He joined DFAT in 1996, with postings to Hong Kong, the Philippines and Turkey, where he was Deputy Head of Mission.
In Canberra, Broughton has worked in DFAT on bilateral relations with China, Indonesia and India. Broughton has a Master of Letters in East Asian Studies (ANU); Master of International Law (ANU); and LLM in Chinese and Comparative Law (HK City University).
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