Zwei+Zwei Gespräche Berlin

2+2 equals strong relations: Australian Foreign Minister and Defence Minister visit Berlin

Launch of a new phase in German-Australian relations: Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defence Minister von der Leyen met their Australian counterparts Bishop and Payne in Berlin on 6 September 2016.


Bei der Deutschen Botschaft Canberra ist ab dem 1. Januar 2017 eine Halbtags-Stelle für lokal Beschäftigte zu besetzen, als:
Mitarbeiter/in im Bereich Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft
Weitere Informationen zur Ausschreibung finden Sie hier:

Volkstrauertag 2016

2016 Commemoration Ceremony at the German War Cemetery in Tatura

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Canberra requests the honour of your presence at a memorial service on

Sunday, 13 November 2016, from 11am to 12noon, at the German War Cemetery in Tatura, Victoria

The commemoration ceremony will be held to honour the German and Australian War Dead.

wreath laying ceremony at Tatura Cenotaph will follow the memorial service. Please kindly RSVP to Mrs. Grit Beyer by 4 November via telephone 02 6270 1955or canb%27%diplo%27%de,pr-100 .

The German Embassy has the pleasure to invite everybody who will be present at the memorial service to a lunch, which will be held at the “Tatura Hotel“. Places are limited; please confirm your attendance with Mrs. Grit Beyer also by Friday, 4 November 2016 via the above contact details. Please also advise if you prefer a vegetarian or non-vegetarian meal. After lunch you may like to visit the Tatura & District Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum at 49 Hogan Street, Tatura.


Recommendations to strengthen German-Australian relations

In November 2015, the co‑chairs of the Australia-Germany Advisory Group, Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and Mathias Cormann, Australian Minister for Finance, presented Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with a report containing 59 recommendations to intensify relations between the two countries.

Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Safe Germany

Young people enjoying summer in the park

Germany is one of the most peaceful countries in the world. It has a stable political system, is rarely hit by natural disasters and is home to hardly any dangerous animals. Click on the following link to find out more about why people like living here:

Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

disability icons

Germany intends to become inclusive: With the National Action Plan to Implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Federal Government of Germany is setting a process in motion which will exert a major influence in the next ten years not only on the lives of persons with disabilities, but on those of everyone in Germany. The idea of inclusion, which is the central guiding concept of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, will change our everyday culture.