Republic of the Philippines
1 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT 2600, Australia

The Embassy

Built in 1962-1964 and was inaugurated on 12 June 1964.
Embassy of the Philippines - Canberra, Australia
Ambassador's Residence

The Mission

The Philippine Embassy in Canberra is mandated to promote Philippine national interests in the conduct of bilateral relations with Australia, in order to contribute to the well-being, progress and security of the Filipino people and nation.


In accordance with its mandate, the Philippine Embassy in Canberra aims to support the attainment of national security, sustainable development and progress and the reduction of poverty in the Philippines.

The Embassy is also mandated to promote and protect the rights and welfare of Filipinos in Australia, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

Concurrent Jurisdiction

The Philippine Embassy in Canberra is also concurrently accredited to the following Pacific Island countries: NAURU, TUVALU and VANUATU

The Secretary

Foreign Affairs

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The Ambassadors

Terms since 1950
Ambassador Term Biography
H.E. Minda Calaguian-Cruz 2016-2018
H.E. Belen F. Anota 2011-2015 Read Bio
H.E. Ernesto De Leon 2006-2010 Read Bio
H.E. Cristina G. Ortega 2004-2006 Read Bio
H.E. Willy C. Gaa 2001-2003 Read Bio
H.E. Delia Domingo-Albert 1994-2001 Read Bio
H.E. Rora Navarro-Tolentino 1989-1994
H.E. Romualdo A. Ong 1986-1989
H.E. Monico R. Vicente 1982-1986
H.E. Leticia Ramos-Shahani 1978-1980
H.E. Gregorio Abad 1971-1977
H.E. Mariano Ezpeleta 1960-1970
H.E. Dr. Jose Imperial 1956-1960
H.E. Dr. Roberto Regala 1950-1956