Australian Embassy
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Km 4, Thadeua Road, Watnak (P.O. Box 292)

About us

About the Australian Embassy in Lao PDR

Head of Mission

HE Mr Jean-Bernard Carrasco, Australian Ambassador to the Lao PDR

Mr Carrasco, a senior career officer with DFAT, was most recently Assistant Secretary, South‑East Asia Strategies Branch. He has also served as Assistant Director-General, Climate Change and Environment Branch, AusAID; and Senior Adviser to the Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change. He has previously worked overseas as Minister Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta.

Mr Carrasco holds a Graduate Diploma of Environmental Science from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney.

 

 

 

Contact information

Address

Km 4, Thadeua Rd, Watnak Village, Sisattanak District,
Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR
​P.O. Box 292

Telephone

+856-21 353 800

Fax

+856-21 353 801

Australian Embassy Clinic Vientiane Updated on 1 March 2018


Opening hours

The Embassy will be open from 8:30am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday except for public holidays. 

Public Holidays in 2019

the Embassy will be closed on:

  • Tuesday 1 January 2019 -  New Year's Day
  • Friday 8 March 2019 - International Women's Day
  • Monday 15,16 April 2019 - Lao New Year Holiday
  • Friday  19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • Monday 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • Wednesday 1 May 2019 - Lao Labour Day
  • Monday 27 May 2019 - Reconciliation Day
  • Monday 11 November 2019 - That Luang Festival
  • Monday 2 December 2019 - Lao National Day
  • Wednesday 25 December 2019 - Christmas Day
  • Thursday 26 December 2019 - Boxing Day
  • Friday 27 December 2019 -  Additional DFAT day
  • Monday 30 December 2019 - Additional DFAT day

Public Holidays in 2018

the Embassy will be closed on:

  • Monday 1 January 2018 - New Year's Day
  • Thursday 8 March 2018 -  International Women's Day
  • Friday  30 March 2018 -  Good Friday
  • Monday 2 April 2018 - Easter Monday
  • Monday 16 April 2018 - Lao New Year Holiday
  • Tuesday 17 April 2018 - Lao New Year Holiday
  • Tuesday 1 May 2018 -  Lao Labour Day
  • Monday 28 May 2018 - Reconciliation Day
  • Thursday 22 November 2018 - That Luang Festival
  • Monday 3 December 2018 - Lao National Day
  • Tuesday 25 December 2018 - Christmas Day
  • Wednesday 26 December 2018 - Boxing Day
  • Thursday 27,28 December 2018 - Additional DFAT day
For more information about the public holiday CLICK HERE