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 The Australian Embassy, Bangkok will be closed on Friday 18 April 2014. 


Latest News

16 April 2014:

Media release The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs: Australia celebrates 40 years of ties with ASEAN

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Australia’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a significant milestone in a year of events which will culminate in the commemorative leaders’ summit in November. (More)


8 April 2014:

Australia, Thailand and Lao PDR celebrate lasting friendship as the first Friendship Bridge turns twenty
On 8 April 1994, 20 years ago, HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, presided over the opening of the first-ever friendship bridge between Thailand and Lao PDR across the Mekong River – “the Thai – Lao Friendship Bridge”. This bridge, which was built and funded by Australia, is an enduring symbol of Australia’s commitment to its neighbourhood and of the ties that bind the people of Thailand, Lao PDR and Australia. This bridge has cultivated friendship, cooperation and networks across the Mekong and beyond. (More)




31 March 2014:

Australia celebrates two decades of the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Australian-built and funded 'Friendship Bridge' linking Thailand and Lao PDR. The first Friendship Bridge across the Mekong River is an enduring symbol of Australia’s commitment to its neighbourhood, and of the ties that bind the peoples of Thailand, Lao PDR and Australia. (More)

25 March 2014:

ATI grant round now open

The Australia-Thailand Institute (ATI) provides financial support to selected projects which aim to promote and enhance bilateral links between Australia and Thailand. Applications are now being invited for funding under the 2014-15 General Grants Program. (More)

14 March 2014:

Australian Direct Aid fund helps boost paramedic rescue in Kanchanaburi

Mr Jonathan Kenna, the Australian Embassy’s Deputy Head of Mission, recently presided over the handover of paramedic rescue equipment donated by PT Rescue Hydraulics Australia to the Pitakkarn foundation, a local volunteer paramedic service in Kanchanaburi province. (More)




7 March 2014:

International Women's Day

6 March 2014:

20 February 2014: 

‘Taste of Australia 2014’ - the Biggest Aussie Beef Pie in town

Australian Ambassador to Thailand, Mr James Wise, and President of Central Food Retail, Mr Alistair Taylor, have launched ‘Taste of Australia 2014’. This annual promotion brings an array of top quality Australian products to Thai consumers at Central Food Hall branches and 29 Tops markets nationwide from now until 11 March 2014. (More)




13 February 2014:

MTV EXIT set to rock Udon Thani with a free concert to raise awareness of human trafficking

 BANGKOK, 11 FEBRUARY 2014 – MTV EXIT, in collaboration with MTV Thailand, will host
 a massive live concert in Udon Thani on 15 March to educate young people about the
 dangers of human trafficking. Thailand’s Slot Machine and MILD, and Lao rockers Cells and
 Kai Overdance, will be joined by top acts from around ASEAN. The full line-up, including the
 hugely popular headlining act, will be announced in Bangkok on 19 February. (More)


10 February 2014:

Western Australia universities seek new collaborative opportunities with Thai institutions

Eight delegates from Western Australia universities recently visited Bangkok to explore expanding academic cooperation with Thai institutions. Organised by StudyPerth Australia and supported by the Australian Embassy, Bangkok, the visit developed bilateral linkages and identified future areas of research collaboration. (More)




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