Australian High Commission
High Commission address: Riverside Drive , (400 mtrs off Chiromo Road) - Telephone: (254-20) 427 7100 - Fax: (254-20) 427 7139

Australian High Commission, Kenya

Launch of Facebook Page

The Australian High Commission in Nairobi is now saying “karibu” (welcome) to East Africa on Facebook! The Facebook Page will share news, public diplomacy and event announcements for the whole region.

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Australia Awards Call for Applications

The call for applications for the 2015-16 Australia Awards intake, for both Masters and short course awards, opened on 1 September 2014 and will close on 16 January 2015. Applications can be made online via the Australia Awards in Africa website: The promotional Africa Fellowships (short courses) and Scholarships (Masters) brochures are available to assist applicants determine their eligibility for an Australian Award. The Awards program targets the extractives, agriculture and public policy sectors, with some health Masters also available.

Recent News

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth launching White Ribbon Day

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth launching White Ribbon Day

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth and Defence Attache Wes Volant carrying a wreath

The High Commissioner, H.E. Geoff Tooth celebrates with Australia Awards recipients from Uganda

The High Commissioner, H.E. Geoff Tooth celebrates with Australia Awards recipients from Uganda

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth and Counsellor for Development Cooperation, Ms Anna Dorney, joined participants in a training for police officers on statement recording and handling and responding to cases of gender-based violence

H.E. Geoff Tooth, Australia's High Commissioner to Uganda, speaks during the official opening of the Mining and Agriculture Symposium at the Speke Resort in Kampala 

Head of INTERPOL's Environmental Security Sub-Directorate, David Higgins elaborates on the strategy of the newly established INTERPOL Environmental Security Office during the launch at the Australian High Commissioner's residence

The Australian Iconz rugby team donated jerseys and schoolbooks to the children of Gatina Primary School during their visit to the school which was organised by Little Sports, a sports development organisation

Participants pose for a group photo outside the Serena Hotel, with Mrs Katherine Parkinson, Second Secretary at the Australian High Commission (centre front row) and Mr Asif Khan, Senior Program Manager for Scholarships at the Australian High Commission (extreme left) 

University of Melbourne alumni pose for a photo with Mr Rob Moodie, Professor of Public Health from the University of Melbourne (centre seated) 

Deputy Head of Mission Ms Amanda Davis (left) with Ms Rose Bugusu, the Director of the Polytechnic, at the opening of the Tumaini Miles of Smiles Polytechnic in Eldoret


Australian High Commissioner, H.E. Geoff Tooth, with the Maasai Warriors cricket team after a friendly game at the Il Polei Sports Ground in Laikipia County

Latest Announcements

On-line Registration for Australians overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

Information for Australian Travellers

Information for Travellers to Australia

For information on visa and migration services provided by the Australian High Commission in Kenya, see Visas and Migration.

Entry into the Australian High Commission for visa, immigration and citizenship matters is by appointment only.  To make an appointment, you must call or email the Immigration Section


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