Phone: (03) 6238 4099
Fax: (03) 6238 4024
GPO Box 9807
HOBART TAS 7001
Tasmanian State Office
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Level 1, 111 Macquarie Street
HOBART TAS 7000
Public counter hours:
Monday to Friday 8.30am–4.00pm
A world of opportunity for business
The Tasmanian State Office can advise business on access to overseas markets and international business networks, relevant research and publications, and upcoming briefings and seminars.
A world of experience for travellers
The Passports Office is located at the Tasmanian State Office. Counter service is available weekdays 8.30am–4.00pm. Passport information and appointments are available from the Australian Passport Information Service on 131 232.
Travel and Consular advice can be found on our Travel Information pages. For information on planning your trip see Travel Smart – hints for Australian Travellers. The Tasmanian State Office provides notarial services such as Authentication of Documents and Apostilles
Tasmania State Director, Anita Planchon
Anita Planchon is a career diplomat who joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1996. She has held positions in Canberra in South and South East Asia Division, International Organisations and Legal Division, Pacific Division, and Consular, Public Diplomacy and Parliamentary Affairs Division, and has served overseas as third and then Second Secretary, Australian Embassy, Hanoi, Vietnam (1999-2002), Deputy High Commissioner, Honiara, Solomon Islands (2002-2005), and Consul General in Noumea, New Caledonia (2007-2011). She was appointed Director of the Tasmania State Office in November 2012.
Anita was born in Adelaide and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Adelaide, a Master of Arts (Foreign Affairs and Trade) from Monash University and a Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) from the University of New England. She speaks French, Vietnamese and Solomon Islands Pijin. She is married to Denis Planchon with two children.