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17 April 2019

Voting in the Federal Election

The 2019 Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019.

 If you are an Australian citizen living overseas you can vote but you need to be enrolled. To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit The deadline for enrolling or updating your details for the federal election is 8pm, Thursday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled). (More)


15 February 2019

Voting in the 2019 NSW State Election – Advice from NSW Electoral Commission

You cannot vote in person at State or local government elections outside New South Wales. If you will be interstate or overseas on election day, you can vote:


12 February 2019

Joint media release by The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia and Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs on Hakeem al-Araibi

สื่อประชาสัมพันธ์จาก ฯพณฯ สก็อตต์ มอร์ริสัน นายกรัฐมนตรีออสเตรเลีย และ ฯพณฯ มารีส เพย์น รัฐมนตรีว่าการกระทรวงการต่างประเทศออสเตรเลีย เรื่องนายฮาคีม อัล อาไรบี


7 February 2019

Statement on Interpol red notice issued against Hakeem Alaraibi

แถลงการณ์ในกรณีของการออกหมายจับแดงของตำรวจสากลต่อนายฮาคีม อัล อาไรบี


4 February 2019

Press Release - Statement from the Australian Ambassador Regarding the Detention of Hakeem al-Araibi


28 January 2019

Australia’s National Day Celebrated in Thailand

Australian Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, Paul Stephens (fourth from left) and his wife Mrs Christina Stephens (fourth from right) hosted a reception to celebrate Australia Day at the Grand Hyatt Erawan Hotel, Bangkok on 25 January 2019. (More)





9 January 2019

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit Thailand

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, will visit Thailand on Thursday 10 January. (More)


28 November 2018

2019 New Colombo Plan scholars announced

Australia’s best and brightest students have been awarded life-changing New Colombo Plan scholarships in 2019, including four undergraduates who will live, study, learn languages and gain work experience in Thailand. (More)



17 November 2018

Joint Statement of The Governments of Australia, Japan, and the United States of America on the Trilateral Partnership for infrastructure investment in the Indo-Pacific


2 November 2018

Consular Notarial Services Update

As of 7 January, the Embassy will no longer witness statutory declarations that declare income or bank balances for Thai Immigration purposes. (More)







1 October 2018

Australia’s borders reinforced

Australia has reinforced the security of its maritime borders with expanded aerial surveillance and on-water patrols. These additional capabilities further secure all of the maritime approaches to Australia’s borders. Since the introduction of its toughest ever border protection policies in 2013, Australia has been very successful in detecting, intercepting and deterring people smuggling ventures. (More)




21 September 2018

2019 Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP) NOW OPEN ONLINE

Want to study in Australia? Now is your chance. Thai scholars, researchers, students and professionals are encouraged to apply for the 2019 Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP). In 2018-2019, the ELP brings together two previous Endeavour sub‑programs: Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships, which is available to individual applicants (More)


14 September 2018

Australian Embassy Participates in “Clean Up Bangkok River 2018”

Ahead of this year’s Clean Up the World weekend, the Australian Embassy Bangkok proudly collaborated with the Bangkok River Partners, embassies, hotels and other businesses to eliminate waste and raise awareness of the need to preserve Bangkok’s natural environment. On Friday 14 September, the Australian Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, Jon Philp, led Embassy staff to join our partners to clean the streets from the Shangri-La Hotel to the Sathorn Bridge. (More)




15 August 2018

Thailand to participate in Australia’s Exercise Pitch Black

Some of Thailand’s best fighter pilots have travelled to Australia to train with foreign air forces in one of the world’s biggest military aviation exercises, known as “Exercise Pitch Black”. Exercise Pitch Black is currently underway in Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory. The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) pilots, along with aircraft maintainers and support staff are sharing lessons with their counterparts from the RAAF and other nations from around the world.  (More)




26 July 2018

2019 New Colombo Plan Thailand mobility grants

Australian students continue to seize opportunities to live, study and undertake language training and internships in Thailand under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan mobility program. (More)


24 July 2018

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Remarks at the Afternoon Reception in recognition of the Australian Chiang Rai Rescue Team


24 July 2018

Australian Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment’s visit to Thailand

Australia’s Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Mark Coulton MP is in Thailand from 23-27 July to promote Australia’s economic and trade interests and explore new opportunities for Australian businesses. Assistant Minister Coulton will meet senior Thai government and business representatives to discuss trade, tourism and investment opportunities, and visit Australian companies working in Thailand, including Linfox Thailand and ANCA Manufacturing. (More)


20 July 2018

Exercise Chapel Gold 2018

Australian soldiers arrived in Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai Province in Thailand on Monday 9 July to conduct jungle warfare training with the Royal Thai Army as part of Exercise Chapel Gold 2018. The 11-day exercise ran from 9 to 20 July and was hosted by the 2nd Infantry Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment of the Royal Thai Army. (More)



19 July 2018

Australian and Thai approaches to improvements in better health and well-being

On Thrusday 19 July, a crowd of 115 gathered at an event, entitled ‘Australia-Thailand Pathways to Well-Being’, hosted by the Australian Embassy Bangkok. The event featured a panel discussion focusing on Australian and Thai campaigns and programs that encourage people to exercise more, eat well and improve well-being. This was followed by a special ‘dancercise’ workout that fused the movements of Australian Rules football and Thai boxing with Thai classical dance.  (More)