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       ** The Australian Embassy Bangkok will be closed on 26 October 2017 for the

               Royal Cremation Ceremony of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. **


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12 October 2017

Governor-General to represent Australia at the Royal Cremation Ceremony

Australia’s Governor-General H.E. General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove will visit the Kingdom of Thailand from 25 to 27 October 2017.  On 26 October, Their Excellencies will represent Australia at the Royal Cremation Ceremony of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej (More).


22 September 2017

Australia-Thai Military Exercise “Thai Boomerang” Returns

Thailand and Australia concluded Exercise Thai Boomerang 17 on Friday 15 September in Nakhon Ratchasima province. First held in 1992, this is the 13th iteration of Exercise Thai Boomerang, an air defence exercise undertaken by the Royal Australian Air Force and the Royal Thai Air Force, in Thailand. The exercise is part of a suite of cooperation activities which highlight the close defence relationship between the two countries(More)



21 September 2017


20 September 2017

Thailand and Australia’s strong relationship on agriculture

Australian and Thailand officials convened for annual bilateral meetings on agriculture, under the auspices of the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), from 13-15 September in Chiang Mai. This was an important opportunity to further strengthen our bilateral cooperation in the agriculture sector. We also discussed ways to increase market access for agricultural products to enhance economic growth for both countries, which would improve the lives of farming communities in both Thailand and Australia. (More)


20 September 2017

Australia’s Orange Sky Providing Mobile Shower & Laundry Services for homeless

These Orange vans are running across Australia with washing machines, dryers and shower facilities to give homeless and disadvantaged people the opportunity to shower and wash their clothes for free. This organisation’s inspired young founders came to speak in Bangkok recently. Nicholas Marchesi and Lucas Patchett founded Orange Sky in October 2014. The idea came from a vision to help homeless people improve their lives through access to laundry and shower services. (More)




19 September 2017

2018 New Colombo Plan Thailand mobility grants

More Australian students will head to Thailand in 2018 to study and undertake work placements under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan mobility program. (More)


23 August 2017

Australian Minister for Defence visit to Thailand

The Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Honourable Marise Payne, is visiting Thailand from 23 to 24 August as part of a South East Asia regional tour focused on strengthening defence relationships and promoting regional cooperation between Australia and Thailand. (More)


4 August 2017

Australian Foreign Minister Opens Phuket Consulate-General 

The Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is visited Phuket on Friday 4 August as part of her visit to Thailand to strengthen bilateral relations. Ms Bishop formally opened Australia’s Consulate-General in Phuket, at a ceremony that will attended by the Vice Governor of Phuket Ms Siwaporn Chuasawad and other local dignitaries. (More)


3 August 2017

Australian Foreign Minister opens new Bangkok Embassy

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has formally opened the new Australian Embassy building in Bangkok in a ceremony attended by Thai Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai. (More)




3 August 2017

Australian Foreign Minister’s visit to Thailand

The Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, visited Thailand from 2 to 5 August to strengthen bilateral relations during the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and Thailand. (More)




3 July 2017

The Australian Embassy in Bangkok is moving to Wireless Road

The Australian Embassy Bangkok is moving from South Sathorn road to a new location at 181 Wireless Road, not far from Lumphini Park.  The new premises on Wireless Road will open on Monday 31 July 2017. As Australia’s fourth largest diplomatic mission in the world, the new embassy complex at wireless road will include a five-storey Chancery and an Ambassador’s residence. (More)