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12 May 2016

The Australian Federal Election

The Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016.

Early (in-person) voting will be offered at the Embassy from Monday 20 June 2016. (More)


9 May 2016

Australia and Thailand co-host Indo-Pacific Regional Peacekeeping Exercise

Australia and Thailand are co-hosting a peacekeeping exercise involving over 100 participants from the Indo–Pacific region from 9-20 May 2016 in Bangsaen, Thailand. (More)


5 May 2016

Australian creative visionary to speak in Bangkok as part of Charoenkrung revitalisation

Marcus Westbury, Australian founder of multi-award winning creative revitalisation projects “Renew Newcastle” and “Renew Australia”, and author of “Creating Cities”, is coming to Bangkok to share his innovative, coming to Bangkok to share his innovative, unconventional and successful experience leading urban development schemes at the “CREATING CITIES: Co-Create Charoenkrung” - a public talk on Tuesday 17 May 2016, 14.30-17.30 hrs at the River City Shopping  (More)


3 May 2016

Australian Embassy to conduct a Consular outreach visit to Phuket

The Consular Section of the Australian Embassy in Bangkok will be undertaking a consular outreach visit to Phuket as follows: Thursday 19 May 2016, between 9.00am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.00pm at 77/77 Unit 6D Moo 5, Chalermprakiat Rama 9 Rasada Sub-District, Muang Phuket District Phuket Province (More)


27 April 2016

2017 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships NOW OPEN ONLINE

Thai scholars, researchers, students and professionals are encouraged to apply for the 2017 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships. The Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships provide opportunities for citizens around the world to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. (More)


26 April 2016

ANZAC Day commemorated in Thailand

On 25 April, Australians throughout the world commemorated ANZAC Day to remember those who have served in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. ANZAC Day marks the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who died in the great tragedy of war – the ANZACs – on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, on 25 April 1915. (More)


8 March 2016

Australian Ambassador to Thailand joins HeForShe campaign on International Women's Day

On 8 March 2016, International Women’s Day, the Australian Ambassador to Thailand Paul Robilliard, signed up to be an advocate of the UN Women’s HeForShe campaign - a campaign which asks men to take active steps to promote gender equality and women's empowerment. (More)


23 February 2016

2016 Queensland Local Government Election and State Referendum

On Saturday 19 March 2016, Queenslanders will vote for their local government mayor and councillors.  On the same day, electors will also be required to vote on a state referendum question regarding four-year fixed terms for the Legislative Assembly of Queensland. (More)


4 February 2016

Media Release The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection: Australia's border protection measures remain in force

The Australian Government's tough border protection measures to stop illegal people smuggling and ensure the sovereignty of Australia's borders remain in full force. The decision by the High Court of Australia means that regional processing continues – this is a key element of Operation Sovereign Borders policy. (More)


3 February 2016

Australia’s National Day Celebrated in Thailand

On 26 January 2016, Australian Ambassador to Thailand HE Mr Paul Robilliard and his wife Mrs Hanan Robilliard hosted a reception to celebrate Australia Day at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, Bangkok. Among distinguished guests were (from left to right) Gen Lertrat Ratanavanich, Mr Preecha Pongcharoenkul,  Mr Alongkorn Ponlaboot, M.R. Thepkamol Devakula and his wife (More)


1 February 2016

Australian Embassy to conduct a Consular outreach visit to Chiang Mai

The Consular Section of the Australian Embassy in Bangkok will be undertaking a consular outreach visit to Chiang Mai as follows: Friday 19 February 2016, between 9.00am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.00pm at Kantary Hills Hotel & Serviced Apartments *Doi-Nue Room* (More)


28 January 2016

HMAS Darwin makes a goodwill visit to Thailand

HMAS Darwin, a 4000 ton frigate, and its 230 person crew visited Sattahip, Thailand on 15 - 19 January 2016.  HMAS Darwin is en route to the Indian Ocean for a six month patrol as part of the Australian Government’s contribution to the international effort to promote maritime security, stability and prosperity in the Middle East region. (More)


28 January 2016

Australian Government 2016 Endeavour Programme Winners

19 merit-based Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships have been awarded to Thai recipients in 2016. The recipients will undertake study, research and professional development in Australia in a range of disciplines including public policy, logistics, medicine, physiotherapy, marine biology, renewable energy, law and fashion design. (More)