Monash University’s Institute of Railway Technology (IRT) presents a seminar on Thailand – Australia: Trends and Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Rail Industry

Source: Australia in Thailand Railway research in Australia has led to significant improvements in heavy haul railroad operations. Australian heavy haul rail operates the heaviest axle loads in the world. Melbourne has the largest metropolitan tram network in the world. Monash University’s Institute of Railway Technology (IRT), Australia’s premier track and vehicle railway research centre, which […]

Australian Consul-General in Phuket and representative from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Development Policy Division spoke on Australia’s role toward the 2030 SDGs

Source: Australian Embassy Bangkok Facebook Australian Consul-General in Phuket, Craig Ferguson, and Nigel Bruce from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Development Policy Division spoke to undergraduate students at Prince of Songkla University Phuket about Australia’s support for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how these goals reflect Australian values. Have a read of […]

Thailand: Partnering with Australia to develop world-class hospitality skills

By H.E. Mr. Paul Robilliard, the Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand As the second largest economy in ASEAN, Thailand is moving ahead in its aim to develop higher-value and knowledge-based industries. Central to its plans are polices that will transition its manufacturing and services sectors to become more high-tech and innovative, in line […]

Letter to The Hon Scott Morrison MP Regarding Proposed Tax Amendments

AustCham Thailand recently submitted this letter ( 180509_Letter to Scott Morrison MP (Austcham) ) to The Hon Scott Morrison MP regarding the proposed tax amendments that will affect Australian Expats. We encourage all members that may be affected by this proposed amendment to send similar letters to the Treasurer, to let the Australian government know how […]

The new Foreign Policy White Paper

Source: Australian Embassy Bangkok The new Foreign Policy White Paper was released on Thursday 23 November. What is the White Paper? The #FPWhitePaper is the Australian Government’s plan to position our nation to take advantage of economic opportunity and deal with strategic change in our region and globally [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv1X0OQaE64&w=560&h=315] Learn more about Australia’s plan to support […]

AustCham Thailand launches ASEAN Business Survey

18th September, 2017 – The Australian-Thailand Chamber of Commerce (AustCham Thailand) launched the 2017 ASEAN Business Survey at the Australian Embassy Bangkok on 14 September 2017. The event featured a presentation of the business survey results by AustCham Thailand’s President, Mr. Brenton Mauriello; followed by a panel discussion with the Australian Ambassador to ASEAN, Ms. […]

Australian property: the exception or the rule?

By Paul Gambles, Managing Partner, MBMG Group, Bangkok The huge rise in Australian residential property prices (the 8-capital house price index has more than doubled since Q3 2003, whereas Consumer Price Index inflation has increased by less than 40%) has prompted comparisons with Spain, where prices roughly doubled between 2001 and 2007 before moving pretty much […]

Networking Key to Great Thai-Australia Relations Says Board of New Association

Issued by Thai Australia Network (TAN) Providing regular opportunities for business owners and professionals to come together in an informal setting to network and develop long term personal relationships is the underlying objective of the Thai Australia Network (TAN) that was launched as an association last week. The concept of TAN was started by Richard […]