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 […]

Thailand – Australia Agriculture Dialogue Continued amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic preventing travel between countries, Australia and Thailand have continued our dialogue on agriculture, ranging from agricultural policies and cooperation to how to enable increased trade in agricultural products for the benefit of both countries. Two-way trade of agricultural products between our two countries was worth $A 2.26 billion in 2019. For […]

Australia and Thailand Mutual Interests on Agriculture

On 30 September 2020, H.E. Mr Allan McKinnon, Australian Ambassador to Thailand, and Dr Ilona Stobutzki, Minister Counsellor (Agriculture) attended Thailand’s Foreign Agricultural Policy Briefing by H.E. Dr Chalemchai Sree-on, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives. Aussies love Thai agriculture products – with popular items like rice, seafood and tropical fruits accounting for more than $1.4 […]

Hon Scott Morrison MP speech to the UN General Assembly – September 26, 2020

On 26 September, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, delivered his speech to the UN General Assembly via videolink from Sydney. The Prime Minister’s speech focused on the need for countries to work together to address the COVID-19 pandemic.   Prime Minister Morrison reiterated that, should Australian research develop an effective […]

AASYP Reset: ASEAN-Australia Youth Innovation Challenge now open for ideas and projects!

This is your opportunity to RESET the way we think about people to people relations between Australia and ASEAN youth in the first ASEAN-Australia Youth Innovation Challenge! Whether you’re a current student or professional, we welcome ideas and projects from participants of all backgrounds and industries! All you need to do is develop an idea […]

Australia under #ASEANACT support to combat #humantrafficking in the midst of COVID

Australia is supporting those working in Thailand on the frontline against #HumanTrafficking. The ASEAN-Australia Counter Trafficking partnership (#ASEANACT) is supporting the Royal Thai Police in their essential work on the frontline. ASEAN-ACT reached out to the Thai Police to see if Australia could provide some support to those that are working to end #humantrafficking during […]

Australia-Thailand Education Relationship Stays Strong

Source: Australian Embassy Thailand Facebook Australia and Thailand continue to enjoy a strong, deep and longstanding education relationship. To explore how to take our relationship to the next level, the Embassy recently hosted an Education dialogue with many of Thailand’s leading universities. Led by H.E. Mr Allan McKinnon PSM, Australia’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand, […]

Australian Embassy co-host the 3rd HERO Awards

Source: Australian Embassy Thailand Facebook Australian Embassy is pleased to co-host the 3rd HERO Awards, acknowledging outstanding HIV and LGBT advocates and allies from across Asia and the Pacific. We invited The Honourable Justice Michael Kirby, Australian LGBTI Human Rights Ambassador to give a keynote speech for the event. Topics discussed with our panellists included diversity […]

I-TIM partnering with Griffith University

Source: Australian Embassy Thailand Facebook Another exciting development for the Australia and Thailand education relation. International Hotel and Tourism Industry Management School (I-TIM) has recently partnered with Griffith University, Australia’s No. 1 School for Hospitality and Tourism Management, to enable I-TIM students to study at Griffith University and experience Australia’s vibrant international hospitality scene firsthand as […]