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Latest News

29 January 2015

Appointment of Honorary Consul in Phuket

The Australian Government has appointed Ms Michelle Hawryluk as its new Honorary Consul for Phuket with jurisdiction in the provinces of Phuket, Krabi and Phang-nga. (More)

26 January 2015

Australia and Thailand commence collaboration on the Australia - Asia program to combat trafficking in persons

Thailand’s criminal justice response to trafficking in persons received a boost from the Australian Government today, as an arrangement to commence the Australia-Asia Program to Combat Trafficking In Persons (AAPTIP) in Thailand was signed at a ceremony in Bangkok. (More)

21 January 2015

Australian Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt inspires school students

On Tuesday 20 January, Australian Nobel laureate and Australian National University Professor Brian Schmidt spoke to 800 high school students from the International School of Bangkok about the role of science in the world. Hosted by the International Peace Foundation, Schmidt’s talk, Science: Humanity’s Universal Bridge, was part of the 5th ASEAN Bridges series, promoting dialogues towards a culture of peace in Southeast Asia. (More)



A message from Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

A message from Peter Dutton, Australia’s new Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, to people who are thinking about travelling to Australia illegally by boat. The Australian Government’s policy has not changed. Any person who joins a people smuggling venture and attempts to arrive illegally in Australia will be returned or sent to another country for processing. The way to Australia is closed.  

14 January 2015

Australian Embassy to conduct a Consular outreach visit to Phuket

The Consular Section of the Australian Embassy in Bangkok will conduct a Consular outreach visit to Phuket on Wednesday 21 January 2015 from 9.00am to 3.00pm at the following address (More)

8 January 2015

Invitation to a public seminar on the Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

The Australian Embassy in Thailand will hold a free public seminar on the Australian Government’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships on 30 January at the Intercontinental Bangkok Hotel. The seminar will provide detailed information about the scholarships and fellowships and offer tips for people interested in applying. (More)

7 January 2015

The Memorial Wreath Laying Services for the ANZAC Day 2015 on the 25th April this year in Kanchanaburi has been re-scheduled from 10:00AM to 11:00 AM due to a number of factors. (More)

26 December 2014 

19 December 2014

Australian Ambassador congratulates Thai winners of 2015 Australian Government Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Australian Ambassador to Thailand Paul Robilliard hosted a reception on 18 December at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel in Bangkok to congratulate the 19 Thai recipients of the Australian Government’s merit-based Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships for 2015. (More)



12 December 2014

160 Australian Students to study in Thailand under the New Colombo Plan in 2015

Around 160 Australian undergraduate students will be supported to study and undertake work placements in Thailand in 2015 under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. (More)

3 December 2014

Australian students learn Thai cookings skills during culinary exchange

Australian Ambassador to Thailand Paul Robilliard hosted a dinner for representatives of leading Thai cooking schools at his residence on 28 November to mark the second annual culinary exchange between Guilford Young College (Hobart) and the Suan Dusit International Culinary School (More)

2 December 2014

Joint media release Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for Education, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP: New Colombo Plan 2015 scholars announced

A group of 69 of Australia’s most talented undergraduate students have been awarded New Colombo Plan scholarships to live, study and work in the region next year including in Thailand which will be hosting one Australian student. Announced by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Education Minister Christopher Pyne, the students will spend up to a year in one of 17 locations across the Indo-Pacific region. (More)

29 November 2014

Media release The Hon Scott Morrison MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection: People smuggling venture returned to Sri Lanka

The Australian Government continues its close cooperation with the Sri Lankan Government to disrupt people smuggling ventures departing Sri Lanka. On 26 November 2014 a people smuggling venture carrying 38 Sri Lankan nationals attempting to travel illegally by boat to Australia was successfully disrupted. (More)




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