Australian High Commission
High Commission address: 2, Second Rangoon Close , (cnr Josef B. Tito Ave), Cantonments - Telephone: (+233 302) 216400 - Fax: (+233 302) 216410

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Have you studied in Australia? 

We are keen to learn about anyone from West Africa who has studied in Australia, no matter how long ago. Alumni of the Australia Awards Scholarships program should register here. Anyone else can send us an email

Job Vacancy - Political and Economic Research Officer

The Australian High Commission invites applications for the following position: Political and Economic Research Officer.
Note that applicants should be fluent in both English and French (written and spoken). Find the job description here.

Anzac Day dawn service

Australians, New Zealanders and others gather around the world every 25 April to commemorate Anzac Day and pay tribute to all those affected by war. 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of allied troops on the Gallipoli Peninsula. The Australian High Commission in Ghana will host an Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Christiansborg War Cemetery, Accra on Saturday 25 April starting at 5:30am. All are welcome to attend.

Meet the Australia Awards Alumni on the Frontlines against EbolaAustralia Award Alumna Hawa Page conducting training as part of the Adolescents Leading Intensive Fight Against Ebola program in Liberia

Australia Awards Scholarships Alumni are at the forefront of the battle against Ebola, hard at work in their respective countries to contain the virus. Hawa Page in Liberia (pictured here) and Mukeh Fahnbulleh in Sierra Leone share how their Australian-acquired skills are helping in the fight against the Ebola Virus Disease here.

False anti-malarial medication circulating in West Africa

The World Health Organisation has warned that falsified anti-malarial medication was identified in markets in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, and Lomé, Togo, in February 2015.  This alert related to the product "Artemether/Lumefantrine" with batch number DYI402542.  More information is available here.

Frequently Asked Questions about Travel to Australia from Ebola-Affected Countries

New border–screening procedures are in place for travellers going to Australia from Ebola-affected countries. In some cases, these screening procedures will occur at check-in, or in transit. Full details are available on Smartraveller. Further detail is available in the Ebola Traveller’s Information Sheet.

If you are travelling to Australia from an Ebola-affected country, check the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s website for the latest travel and visa requirements. Answers to frequently asked questions are available here.

Welcome from the Australian High Commissioner 

Welcome to the website of the Australian High Commission in Accra, Ghana. I hope you find the site interesting and informative.

I was delighted to commence my role at the High Commission on 21 January 2013, after earlier visits to Ghana in 2009 and 2011. I am also responsible for Australia’s relations with Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

The High Commission's job is to advance Australia’s political, economic and other interests in all of these countries, and to work with partner governments on issues of common interest, including development, trade and investment and peace and security.

I am also very pleased that the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) now has a regional office at the High Commission to help service the growing ties between Australia and the region.

I look forward to many enriching experiences working to advance bilateral relationships and meeting Australians and friends of Australia across the region. 

Joanna Adamson, High Commissioner 

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