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10 years on : Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Tsunami. The Thai Government is hosting a remembrance event “10 years on: Remembering The Indian Ocean Tsunami” on 26-27 December 2014 at Khao Lak, Phang Nga province. Members of the public and the media can find more information about the event, including media registration information at


Latest News

19 December 2014

Australian Ambassador congratulates Thai winners of 2015 Australian Government Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Australian Ambassador to Thailand Paul Robilliard hosted a reception on 18 December at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel in Bangkok to congratulate the 19 Thai recipients of the Australian Government’s merit-based Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2015. (More)



12 December 2014

160 Australian Students to study in Thailand under the New Colombo Plan in 2015

Around 160 Australian undergraduate students will be supported to study and undertake work placements in Thailand in 2015 under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. (More)

3 December 2014

Australian students learn Thai cookings skills during culinary exchange

Australian Ambassador to Thailand Paul Robilliard hosted a dinner for representatives of leading Thai cooking schools at his residence on 28 November to mark the second annual culinary exchange between Guilford Young College (Hobart) and the Suan Dusit International Culinary School (More)

2 December 2014

Joint media release Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for Education, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP: New Colombo Plan 2015 scholars announced

A group of 69 of Australia’s most talented undergraduate students have been awarded New Colombo Plan scholarships to live, study and work in the region next year including in Thailand which will be hosting one Australian student. Announced by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Education Minister Christopher Pyne, the students will spend up to a year in one of 17 locations across the Indo-Pacific region. (More)

29 November 2014

Media release The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection: People smuggling venture returned to Sri Lanka

The Australian Government continues its close cooperation with the Sri Lankan Government to disrupt people smuggling ventures departing Sri Lanka. On 26 November 2014 a people smuggling venture carrying 38 Sri Lankan nationals attempting to travel illegally by boat to Australia was successfully disrupted. (More)

18 November 2014

Changes to resettlement another blow to people smugglers

Asylum seekers who registered with UNHCR in Indonesia on or after 1 July 2014 will no longer be eligible for resettlement in Australia, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon. Scott Morrison said today (More)




13 November 2014

INTERCHANGE: A Printmaking Dialogue Between Australia and Thailand

The Australian Embassy welcomes a new exhibition of prints by celebrated Thai and Australian contemporary artists. The exhibition, titled ‘INTERCHANGE: A Printmaking Dialogue Between Australia and Thailand’, highlights the strong links between Thai and Australian artists. The exhibition will open on 19 November at the PSG Gallery in Bangkok. (More)




 7 November 2014

Australian and Thai experts identify business opportunities brought by aging population trend

The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) hosted the inaugural ‘Australian Retirement Living, Health and Wellness Solutions Seminar’ on 7 November 2014. The seminar brought together Australian and Thai experts in senior care businesses to exchange expertise, and identify opportunities and challenges brought by the aging demographics in both countries. (More)


5 November 2014





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