Ambassador Allan McKinnon and entourage visits Thai Third Naval Area

Previous Next Australia has history of cooperation with Thai Third Naval Area Command. On 26 March, H.E. Mr Allan McKinnon PSM, Australian Ambassador to Thailand and Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas Beumer, Acting Defence Attaché paid a courtesy call to Vice Admiral Cherngchai Chomcherngpat, Commander of the Third Naval Area Command. The Royal Australian Navy has long history of […]

Ambassador Allan McKinnon discusses potential collaboration with Thailand’s Minister of Transportation

Previous Next Australia and Thailand partner for regional connectivity. On 24 March 2021, Ambassador Allan McKinnon paid a courtesy call on Thailand’s Minister of Transport, Mr. Saksayam Chidchob, to discuss potential collaboration, as Thailand’s infrastructure priorities.Ambassador McKinnon outlined Australia’s “Partnership for Infrastructure -P4I, the governments flagship infrastructure initiative for Southeast Asia with the hub located in […]

Ambassador Allan McKinnon visits Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

Previous Next Tightened Agriculture Tie Between Thailand and Australia Ambassador Allan McKinnon paid a courtesy call on Mr Thongplew Kongjun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives. Australian values highly the long-established relationship on agriculture between Thailand and Australia, both in terms of exchanging of information, cooperation and trade. Two countries have cooperated on areas of mutual […]

Ambassador Allan McKinnon visits Thailand’s Minister of Justice

Previous Next Australia and Thailand are friends and partners in law, justice and countering transnational crime. On 15 March 2021, Ambassador Allan McKinnon paid a courtesy call on Thailand’s Minister of Justice, Mr. Somsak Thepsutin, to discuss our existing cooperation through the ASEAN-Australia Counter-Trafficking (ASEAN-ACT) Initiative, Taskforce Storm and the new the Mekong-Australia Partnership on […]

The first offshore Australian Diploma program in Thailand soon

Previous Next The first offshore Australian Diploma program will be delivered in Thailand soon!   The program is a collaboration between Australia’s Phoenix Academy, the Western Australian Universities Training Consortium (WAUTC) and Thailand’s Satit Bilingual School of Rangsit University (SBS).   Under the program, the SBS students will undertake the Phoenix Diploma of Business – […]

Launch of Digital Cyber Bootcamp (DCB)

Previous Next Cyber and critical technology are increasingly areas of focus for Australian-Thai cooperation.   On 22 February 2021, the Australian Embassy in Bangkok was pleased to welcome Thai officials from different agencies to launch the Digital Cyber Bootcamp (DCB). The event will run for the week, and is conducted by the prestigious Australian National […]

ABF Representatives meet with ONCB providing with supports

On Tuesday 19, JAN , Australian Border Force (ABF) representatives from the Australian Embassy in Bangkok (Superintendent Wayne and Inspector Joel) met with Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) Secretary General Mr Wichai CHAIMONGKHON to discuss operational cooperation.The ABF also provided ONCB with 30 lifejackets in support of the important work Thai law enforcement […]

New measures for return to Australia

Following the decision by National Cabinet (8 January 2021) and announcement from the Prime Minister (https://www.pm.gov.au/media/statement-national-cabinet), if you’re travelling to Australia you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test to your airline when checking in for your flight at the departure point. 1. This applies to all travellers five years of age or […]

Australia Day Speech by Ambassador McKinnon

  Happy Australia Day! Normally, the Embassy would hold an event with Australians and friends of Australia to celebrate the day. This year, due to the pandemic, they are celebrating Australia Day virtually. Ambassador McKinnon has this video message for everyone in Thailand.

Australia Cohosting The 2nd Mekong Australia Policy Dialogue on Energy & Electricity Futures for Members of ACMECS

Together with the Thai Ministry of Energy, Australia was proud to co-host the 2nd Mekong Australia Policy Dialogue on Energy & Electricity Futures for Members of the Ayerwady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS).   Australia regards cooperation in the energy sector as crucial to the Mekong sub-region’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and building […]