• Consulate's jurisdiction:
  • South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria

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Consular Hours: 09.30 am to 1 pm (Monday-Thursday) - 09.30 am to 12 pm (Friday)

Consul General

Syed Moazzam H. Shah joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan (FSP) in 1998. At the Ministry, he has held various political and administrative assignments including Assistant Director (Central Asian Republics), Deputy Director (Economic Cooperation Organization), and Director (Personnel).  

His overseas deployment includes assignments in important world capitals such as Jakarta (2001-2004), Tehran (2006-2009), Brussels (2009-2012), Kabul (2013-2015) and Wellington (2015-2019).

Before assuming charge of Consul General in Melbourne in September 2021, he was Director General (Administration & Finance) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.

He has specialised in Russian language and culture and is a graduate of the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in Hawaii, USA.

He speaks fluent English, Persian and Russian.

In spare time, plays golf, engages in farming and is an ardent reader.

He is married and has three children.

Faisal Hayat Khan


Faisal Hayat Khan joined the Foreign Service of Pakistan in 2015. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad, he has worked as Assistant Director (United States of America Directorate). Before joining Consulate General of Pakistan, Melbourne, as Consul, he was working as Deputy Director (Administration) in the Ministry.

Faisal Khan holds Diploma in Diplomacy and International Relations from the Clingendael Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands.

Mr Faisal speaks Urdu, English and French.

List Of Holidays, 2022

S.No. Date Day Event
1 1st January Friday New Year
2 26th January Wednesday Australia Day
3 5th February Saturday Kashmir Day
4 23rd March Wednesday Pakistan Day
5 18th April Monday Easter Monday
6 25th April Monday ANZAC Day
7 3th & 4th May* Tuesday & Wednesday* Eid-ul-Fitr
8 13th June Monday Queen's Birthday
9 10st to 11rd July* Sunday & Monday* Hajj & Eid-ul-Adha
10 8th & 9th August Monday & Tuesday Ashura*
11 14th August Sunday Independence Day
12 8th October* Saturday* Eid Milad-un-Nabi (12 Rabi UL Awal 1442AH)
13 25th December Sunday Quaid-e-Azam's Birth Day/Christmas
14 26th December Monday Boxing Day
*subject to appearance of Moon

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