The Consulate-General of The Federal Democratic of Ethiopia in Melbourne has now closed

The retired Honorary Consul-General, Graham Romanes, would like to thank those who have supported the work of the Consulate-General over the last 17 years.  It has been a privilege to have worked in a voluntary capacity as Honorary Consul-General, serving Ethiopia, since 1997.  Graham will continue with his support of, a wonderful and established program of village water supply in Ethiopia.

Graham would like to say Thank You to those who have taken the opportunity to visit Ethiopia or have supported Ethiopia and the people of Ethiopia in some way.  AmsÓlHu

Graham would also like to say a special Thank You to the wonderful support staff over those 17 years:  Rose McGinley, Marlene Liddy and Sue Martin.

If you wish to contact Graham Romanes, please do at 


The Embassy of The Federal Democratic of Ethiopia has now fully operational in Canberra, and is headed by Ambassador Arega Hailu Teffera.

The Embassy details:

Address: 3 Sirius Place,  Red Hill,  ACT 2603          (Red Hill is a suburb of Canberra)


Telephone 02 6295 9984      or      email:

The staff are:        Ambassador Arega Hailu Teffera, Head of Mission

Mr Negash Legesse Tesfay, Minister/Counsellor

Mr Shimelis Beyene Yimer, First Secretary  (Visas, Passports, ID cards)