Başkonsolosun Mesajı

Distinguished Citizens and Compatriots, Honourable Members of the Turkish-Australian Community,

I assumed my duty as the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Melbourne on July 1, 2019.

While carrying out this honourable task in Australia, where we enjoy friendly relations stemming from history, together with our staff, we will spare no effort to serve in the best way we can to our citizens, our compatriots and everyone else who are tied with love to Turkey.

Our chief priorities will continue to be;

-Improving the consular services that we offer to tens of thousands of our people living in our region of responsibility (the states of Victoria, Southern Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania) and, in line with the consular protection, defending their rights and interests,

-Contributing to development of ties between Turkey and our region of responsibility, particularly in the fields of economy, trade, industry, culture and education,

-Promoting our homeland.

As until today, the solidarity and support to our endeavours extended by our citizens, our compatriots, civil society institutions, local authorities and our Australian friends is of great importance.

We will continue to be in contact with you through our official web site (, as well as through our Facebook ( and Twitter ( pages. Also the Consular Call Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( Tel: +90 312 292 29 29) is always at your service.

In order to improve the services that we are offering to you, your critics and suggestions are always welcome. You may send your messages and requests to our official e-mail address (

Warmest regards,


Consul General


Arif Eser Torun Consul General
Monday - Friday

09.00 - 13:00 / 14.00 - 16.00

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