Australian Embassy and Permanent Mission to the United Nations
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, Slovakia and Slovenia

About us

About Us

The Australian Embassy in Vienna and Permanent Mission to the UN is accredited to Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, Slovakia, Slovenia, and to the International Organisations in Vienna.


Head of Mission

Ambassador Dr Brendon Hammer commenced his appointment in October 2016. Dr Brendon Hammer is the Australian Ambassador to Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary, Kosovo, the Slovak Republic, and Slovenia. Dr Hammer is Australia’s Resident Representative and Governor on the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and Australia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Vienna, as well as Australia’s Permanent Representative to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) Preparatory Commission.


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Embassy Contact Details

For Embassy office hours, contact details of the Australian Consulate Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canadian Embassy Budapest, Australian Consulate Slovenia, and 24-hour consular emergency service, please refer to the Contact us page.


Embassy Public Holidays 2018

Monday, 1 January - New Year’s Day
Friday, 26 January - Australia Day

Friday, 30 March - Good Friday

Monday, 2 April - Easter Monday

Tuesday, 1 May - May Day
Thursday, 10 May - Ascension 
Monday, 21 May - Whit Monday
Thursday, 31 May - Corpus Christi

Wednesday, 15 August - Assumption

Friday, 26 October - Austrian National Day

Thursday, 1 November - All Saints

Monday, 24 December - Christmas Eve
Tuesday, 25 December - Christmas Day
Wednesday, 26 December - Boxing Day

Embassy Public Holidays 2019

Tuesday, 1 January - New Year’s Day
Monday, 28 January - Australia Day (in lieu)

Friday, 19 April - Good Friday
Monday, 22 April - Easter Monday

Wednesday, 1 May - Labour Day
Thursday, 30 May - Ascension

Monday, 10 June - Whit Monday / Queen’s Birthday Holiday
Thursday, 20 June - Corpus Christi

Thursday, 15 August - Assumption

Friday, 25 October - Austrian National Day (in lieu)

Friday, 1 November - All Saints’ Day

Wednesday, 25 December - Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December - Boxing Day
Friday, 27 December - Additional DFAT Holiday


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Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
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Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office (ASNO)

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Organisation (ARPANSA)