Contacts & partners

Government contacts

United Kingdom

John Rees
Trade and Investment Director
Office of the Agent General for South Australia

Australia Centre, Strand, London
P: +44 (0) 207 520 9108

Located in London, the Office of the Agent General for South Australia has a dedicated team of trade and investment directors, ready to answer your questions and introduce you to the right people in Adelaide. Our staff also speak French, with the advantage of being in the same time zone.

South Australia

The Office of the French Strategy
State Administration Centre
200 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5001

The office coordinates initiatives that strengthen economic and business ties with France to foster trade, investment and job creation in key priority sectors. The team leads diplomatic and government-to-government relationships with key national, regional and local French government leaders.

Investment Attraction South Australia
Level 9, The Conservatory
131-139 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000

T: +61 (0)8 8303 2432

Our Investment Agency in Adelaide, offers foreign investors a dedicated point of contact for all your business requirements.

They can help by:

  • ensuring you have the best support to expedite your project in what may be a new city
  • simplifying dealings with government and other business partners to streamline your path to a secure investment
  • providing policy and regulatory assistance to accelerate your investment
  • helping you access the state’s skilled local workforce, ensuring you are connected to professionals who can deliver results
  • linking you to new technologies, services, skills or processes which may add value to your organization.

French Consular Agency in Adelaide
Honorary Consul: Mrs Susan Jane CRAFTER

429 Gilles Street

T: +61 (0)8 8232 3103
F: +61 (0)8 8232 3145

Opening hours to the public: Monday from 3pm to 6pm, Tuesday and Friday from 9:30 am to 01:30 pm or by appointment.

Australian Capital Territory

Embassy of France to Australia
6 Perth Avenue

Standard: +61 (0)2 6216 0100


The French Embassy is the diplomatic office of the French Government in Australia.

His Excellency Christophe Penot is the current Ambassador of France in Australia.

The Embassy provides a number of consular services including the issuing of diplomatic and official visas, information for foreign nationals wishing to travel to France or its overseas departments and territories, issuing "certificats de vie" to pensioners, assistance in organising polling booths and proxy vote documents during elections and referendums.

New South Wales

Consulate-General of France in Sydney
Consul-General : Mr Nicolas Croizer

Level 26, St Martins Tower
31 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9268 2400

Useful contacts, collaborators and partners

South Australia

French Australian Chamber of Commerce 
c/- Agence consulaire d’Adelaide
429 Gilles Street
08 8232 3103

Founded in 1899, the Chamber is a national, membership-based, not-for-profit organisation with more than 400 members. They foster opportunities for members to network, learn and develop their business.

Alliance Française Adelaide
Director: Mr Laurent Pointud
319 Young Street

T: +61 (0) 8 8272 4281
F: +61 (0) 8 8373 1497
Twitter: @AFdAdelaide
Instagram: alliancefrancaise.adelaide

Alliance Française d’Adelaide is an Australian not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture.

Adelaide Accueil

Facebook: adelaideaccueil

Adelaide Accueil’s mission is to welcome and assist the integration of French and French-speaking newcomers to Adelaide and South Australia.