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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)


20 January 2016

Media Release The Hon Michael Keenan MP, Minister for Justice Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Counter Terrorism: Bilateral visit to Thailand and Malaysia

The Australian Government is concerned about the growing influence of ISIL in the South East Asian region and has been working with our regional allies to deliver a coordinated response to this transnational threat. (More)

17 December 2015

Regional Partners Join Forces for Asia-Pacific Forum on Preventing Violence against Women and Girls Through Social Norms Change

The Australian Government recently joined forces with UN Women, UNFPA and the Korean Women’s Development Institute to host the first Asia-Pacific Forum on preventing violence against women and girls through social norms change. (More)


16 December 2015

Australian software gives a boost to Thai hospital

On the first anniversary of the installation of Australian software at Srinagarind Hospital, HE Mr Paul Robilliard, Australia’s Ambassador to Thailand visited the hospital within the Faculty of Medicine at Khon Kaen University. (More)



15 December 2015

Exclusive Summer Courses in Australia in 2016

Spend your school break learning English in Australia! For the first time, the Australian Trade Commission at the Australian Embassy, Bangkok is offering Thai students aged 10 to 18 the opportunity to participate in a 3-4 weeks summer course in Australia during the Thai school break in March/April 2016. (More)

4 December 2015

Thailand to welcome 153 Australian New Colombo Plan students in 2016

One hundred and fifty three New Colombo Plan scholars will study in Thailand under the 2016 round of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. “I am delighted Thailand will welcome 153 of Australia’s best (More)

3 December 2015

Australian Governor-General conveys best wishes on His Majesty’s 88th birthday