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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)



21 July 2015

Consular Outreach

The Consular Section of the Australian Embassy in Bangkok will be undertaking a Consular Outreach visit to Chiang Mai on Friday 4th September 2015 and Phuket on Friday 11th September 2015. (More)

17 July 2015

26 June 2015

TAFTA: ten years and beyond

The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce hosted the “Australia-Thailand Business Forum: Perspectives on Investment and Trade” to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) at the Shangri La Hotel Bangkok on 25 June. (More)

24 June 2015

Australian companies powering Thailand’s green automotive industry

Australian technology and expertise can support Thailand to become a base for environmentally-friendly vehicles of the future. The Australian Trade Commission Bangkok recently organised a trade mission on green automotive technology to Bangkok and the Eastern Seaboard. (More)






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