The following agencies, inter alia, come under the remit of the Austrian Federal Chancellery:

Austrian State Archives – Österreichisches Staatsarchiv

The Austrian State Archives are among the most important "historical memory storage facilities" in Europe. The State Archives safeguard highly valuable cultural assets and store documents produced by central administrations, ensuring transparency and an understanding of past events. Both functions are essential elements of a democratic society.


Österreichische Staatsarchiv
Nottendorfer Gasse 2
1030 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 795 40-504

Ombud for Equal Treatment – Anwaltschaft für Gleichbehandlung (GAW)

The mission of the Ombud for Equal Treatment is to implement the right to equal treatment and equality and to offer protection against discrimination.


Taubstummengasse 11
1040 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 532 02 44
Fax: +43 1 532 02 46

Austrian Communications Authority – Kommunikationsbehörde Austria ("KommAustria")

Under the KommAustria Act (KOG), the Austrian Communications Authority is responsible in the first instance for the administrative management and provision of regulatory tasks in the field of electronic audio media and electronic audiovisual media, including supervision of the national broadcasting corporation ORF and its subsidiaries (cf. Section 2ff of the KOG). It also administers funding for the media pursuant to the Press Subsidy Act (PresseFG), Journalism Subsidy Act (PubFG) and in accordance with Section 33 of the KOG (Fund for the promotion of self-monitoring of commercial communication). KommAustria consists of five members.

KommAustria (German only)


Kommunikationsbehörde Austria
Mariahilfer Straße 77-79
1060 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 580 58-0
Fax: +43 1 580 58-9191

Permanent Delegation of Austria to the EU in Bruxelles – Ständige Vertretung Österreichs bei der EU in Brüssel

Austria has had a Permanent Delegation to the EU – Austria's "EU embassy", so to speak – since it joined the European Union in 1995. The Permanent Delegation represents the Federal Government in dealings with EU Member States and institutions. The Permanent Delegation of Austria is composed of EU experts from all Austrian federal ministries, the Länder liaison body, and representatives of the social partners, the Federation of Austrian Industries, the National Bank of Austria, the Association of Austrian Municipalities and the Association of Austrian Cities and Towns.

The staff represent Austria's position in European Union negotiations. They inform the Austrian Federal Government of the latest negotiation results in a wide range of areas through written reports and analyses that are usually produced immediately after the daily meetings.


Claus Binder

Statistics Austria – Statistik Austria

Statistics Austria is an information centre set up to serve citizens, companies, scientists, policy-makers, administrators and international institutions, in particular the EU. Its aim is to provide a comprehensive and objective picture of Austria's economy and society.

Statistics Austria is attached to the Federal Chancellery as an outsourced organisation.


Statistik Austria
Guglgasse 13
1110 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 71128-7070
Fax: +43 1 715 68 28

Wiener Zeitung

Founded in 1703, the Wiener Zeitung is the world's oldest daily newspaper.

The Republic of Austria is the owner and sole shareholder of the Wiener Zeitung.

Wiener Zeitung GmbH
Media Quarter Marx 3.3
Maria-Jacobi-Gasse 1
1030 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 (0)1 206 99-0
Fax: +43 (0)1 206 99-100