Official HSK Test Centres in Australia (with Location & Contact Details)

Australia HSK test centres

Are you looking for an HSK test centre in Australia? You are at the right place.

For decades, Australian schools have focused on teaching Asian languages to students to strengthen their opportunities in Asia. In states like Victoria, Mandarin Chinese has already become the most-studied language at school. After all, Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language other than English in Australia, and China is Australia’s biggest trading partner.

HSK is the official Chinese proficiency test organized by CLEC (formerly known as Hanban) which also runs the Confucius Institutes. If you want to make a career with the Chinese language, you should take the HSK test in Australia to prove your competence level. And it’s easy to do so. As of 2024, there is a total of 17 authorized HSK test centres in Australia. In this post, you’ll find all their locations and contact details.

Where to Take the HSK Test in Australia

Sydney HSK Centre, Australian Multicultural Education Centre, and the Hutchins School are the only 3 test centres in Australia that arrange both the computer-based HSK tests (also known as the internet-based/online HSK tests) and the paper-based HSK tests. Or you can take the traditional paper-pencil test at many of the Confucius Institutes and Chinese schools across the country. 

The cities where you can take the HSK test in Australia are:

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Gold Coast
  • Perth
  • Hobart
  • Toowoomba

Complete List of All HSK Test Centres in Australia

Here’s the full list of the 17 HSK test centres in Australia. You can select the test centre that’s most conveniently located to where you live. (These test centres also administer HSKK – the Chinese Proficiency Spoken Test)

Test Centres Offering Both Computer & Paper-Based HSK (#1-3):

1. Sydney HSK Centre
Address: Suite 209, Level 2, 451 Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Phone: +61 2 9212 7799

2. Australian Multicultural Education Centre (Brisbane)
Address: Suite 6, 3 Zamia St, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Phone: 61 7 3323 3168

3. The Hutchins School (Hobart)
Address: 71 Nelson Road, Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005
Phone: +61 3 6221 4200

Test Centres Only Offering Paper-Based HSK (#4-17):

4. Business Confucius Institute at Victoria University
Address: Level 10, Room 1057, 300 Flinders Street, Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Phone: 61 3 9919 1446

5. Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide
Address: Level 4, Kenneth Wills Building, The University of Adelaide, SA 5005
Phone: +61 8 8313 4798

6. Confucius Institute at Charles Darwin University
Address: Level 4 Orange 2, CDU Casuarina Campus, Ellengowan Drive, Darwin, NT 0909
Phone: +61 8 8946 7677
Email: none specified

7. Tourism Confucius Institute at Griffith University (Gold Coast)
Address: Building G52 Room 3.24, Gold Coast campus, Griffith University Southport, QLD 4222
Phone: +61 7 5552 7476

8. Tourism Confucius Institute at Griffith University (Brisbane)
Address: Building N56 Room 1.12 Nathan campus, 170 Kessels Rd, QLD 4111
Phone: +61 7 3735 8500

9. Confucius Institute at the University of Queensland
Address: Room E223, Forgan Smith Building, the University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4067
Phone: 61-7-33467760

10. Confucius Institute at Queensland University of Technology
Address: Room B103, B Block Level 1, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059
Phone: +61 7 3138 0385

11. Confucius Institute at the University of Western Australia (Perth)
Address: UWA Claremont Campus, 50 Goldsworthy Road, Claremont WA 6010
Phone: +61 8 6488 6888, +61 6488 6826

12. HSK Test Centre at RMIT University
Address: City Campus Building 08, level 10, 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Phone: +61 414 948 486

13. New Chinese Language and Culture School (Melbourne)
Address: 6-8 Watts St, Boxhill, VIC 3128
Phone: +61 3 9890 5062

14. Xin Jinshan Chinese Language and Culture School (Melbourne)
Address: 13A Windsor Ave., Mount Waverley, VIC 3149
Phone: 61 3 9888 1688

15. Perth Beijing Chinese School
Address: 50 St Stephens Crescent, Tapping, Perth WA 6065
Phone: +61 4 5000 5358

16. Australian School of Contemporary Chinese (ASCC)
Address: 212 Griffin Centre, 20 Genge Street, Canberra City, ACT 2617
Phone: +61 403 151 826

17. Darling Downs and Toowoomba Chinese Language School 
Address: 60 Ramsay Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
Phone: +61 435 596 558

Note: Not all test centres in Australia necessarily administer HSK tests on every level throughout the year. How often they give the HSK on a particular level depends on their funding and on how popular the test is in that region. While we at ImproveMandarin.Com aim to keep the published list as accurate as possible (the above list is updated yearly following the data provided by CLEC, the HSK test organizer), we suggest you contact the test centres to reconfirm available open dates and venues before you sign up for an HSK test.

What’s Next?

Now that you know where to take the HSK test in Australia, it’s time to find out when, and how to take the test!

We’ve also written a free, in-depth test preparation guide for each HSK level. Don’t miss out!

Our site – ImproveMandarin.Com is a fantastic reference resource you can go to for honing your HSK and Chinese skills. If you have any questions or hiccups, we’re right here to help you!

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