Australian Embassy
Russian Federation
Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

Our People

 Our Ambassador


Mr Graeme Meehan

Mr Meehan is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Head of Post, Consulate-General, Shanghai. He has previously served overseas as Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Beijing; Deputy Head of Post, Australian Representative Office, Taipei; and Counsellor, Australian Embassy, Beijing.

In Canberra Mr Meehan has served as Assistant Secretary, East Asia Branch; Deputy Head, China Free Trade Agreement Taskforce; and Director, Asia Section, International Division, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Mr Meehan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Melbourne. He speaks Russian and Chinese.


Our Sections

Political Section
The Political Section, headed by our Deputy Head of Mission is tasked with managing Australia's bilateral relationship and cooperation with our many countries of responsibility.

Consular Section
The Consular Section, headed by our Consul (who is also the Senior Administrative Officer), is responsible for looking after the affairs of Australians in Russia and our countries of accreditation, by providing an efficient and cost-effective support service, in line with Australia's Consular Services Charter.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade