The cultural department fosters and coordinates the exchange of culture and education with Australia. It also supports German cultural and educational organisations operating in Australia, in particular the Goethe-Institut Australien, the German International School Sydney and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
The focus of the department's work are the support of the German language and the academic education exchange.
Other work areas include: the cooperation with German speaking associations, youth exchange, relations with religious and sport communities. Furthermore the cultural section observes Australian politics in the earlier mentioned areas and maintains close contact with federal and state governementa as well as a great number of Australian organisations.
Head of Section: Mr Jens Hoch