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25 September 2015

Media release The Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection: OSB Policy stands strong

The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton today reaffirmed that the Operation Sovereign Borders policy has not changed or softened against the backdrop of our humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis or the change in Prime Minister. (More)

24 September 2015

Message from the Prime Minister: Eid ul-Adha 2015

I send my warm greetings to Muslims in Australia and all around the world who are celebrating Eid ul-Adha and performing the Hajj this year.
Muslim Australians are among the millions of pilgrims undertaking the annual Hajj, (More)

14 September 2015

Australian Embassy Direct Aid Program invites applications


10 September 2015

Australian Video Game Designer at the 2015 Thailand Innovation and Design Expo

Talented Australian Game Designer Mr Trent Kusters, of League of Geeks, will share the stage at “Game on: the power of the digital age” at the 2015 Thailand Innovation and Design Expo (T.I.D.E.) on Saturday 19 September 2015, 13.30 -17.00 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. (More)

28 August 2015

New Colombo Plan mobility grants to support more Australian students to study in Thailand

Thailand will welcome 148 Australian undergraduate students to live, study and undertake work placements next year. The students will be supported through the Australian Government New Colombo Plan mobility grants program. The New Colombo Plan mobility students will return to Australia with new insights and understanding about Thailand and new friendships that will last a lifetime. (More

18 August 2015

Statement on Indulgence - Bombing in Thailand: Transcript of the Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Tony Abbott MP

The Transcript of the Prime MInister of Australia, the Hon. Tony Abbott MP: Statement on Indulgence - Bombing in Thailand. (Click Here for Thai Version)

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18 August 2015

Media release The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs: Australia condemns bombing in Bangkok

Australia strongly condemns the bombing of the Erawan Hindu Shrine at Ratchaprasong, Bangkok on 17 August. The thoughts of all Australians are with the injured and the families of those who have lost their lives through this dreadful act. (More)

18 August 2015

Australian Government deplores the attack in Bangkok

The Australian Government deplores the attack in Bangkok. The thoughts of all Australians are with the injured and the families of those who have lost their lives. The Australian Embassy in Bangkok is in contact with Thai authorities to determine whether Australians have been affected. At this stage we have no information that Australians are among the deceased or seriously injured.
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17 August 2015

Thailand and Australia co-organise ASEAN Drought Workshop in Bangkok

As part of ongoing water management cooperation, Thailand and Australia will co-organise an ASEAN Drought Workshop to be held in Bangkok from 18 to 20 August 2015. Thailand’s Department of Water Resources, Srinakharinwirot and Naresuan Universities have been working with Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Australia’s eWater Solutions, to assemble drought experts from across ASEAN and other international organisations to share experiences and practice at the workshop which will help shape future policies on drought. (More)

 4 August 2015

New Works from Australian Artist Giles Ryder

In collaboration with H Gallery, Australian visual artist Giles Ryder will showcase his new works in two solo exhibitions, ‘Tropical Malice” and “Hardcore Still Lives”, the result of Ryder’s Asialink Arts Residency at Ne’Na Contemporary Artspace in Chiang Mai. Asialink's Arts Residency Program is supported by The Australia Council for the Arts. (More)


28 July 2015

Australian Minister for Industry and Science holds discussions in Thailand

Australian Industry and Science Minister the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP today completed a two-day visit to Bangkok to build closer links with Thailand, particularly the business community. Minister Macfarlane held discussions with Thailand’s Minister of Energy, HE Dr Narongchai Akrasanee. (More)






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