Ambassador to Iran
Mr Ian Biggs
Mr Biggs is a senior career officer of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Until recently he was Acting First Assistant Secretary of International Security Division. He has served overseas as Ambassador to Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, Chargé d’Affaires in Baghdad, and Deputy Head of Mission in Vienna and Damascus.
Mr Biggs holds a Master of Arts (International Relations) from the Australian National University and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Sydney. Mr Biggs took up his appointment in July 2016.
About the Australian Embassy in Iran
Welcome to the website of the Australian Embassy in Tehran. Here you will find information on how to contact us, advice on the range of consular services available to Australian citizens, and information on visa and citizenship arrangements.
The Australian Embassy in Tehran is responsible for protecting Australia's national interests by
• Maintaining and enhancing bilateral relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran
• Maintaining consular and passport services to Australian citizens in Iran
• Projecting a positive and accurate image of Australia
• Enhancing Iranian public understanding of Australia's foreign and trade policy.