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A Declaration on Enhancing the Australia-Viet Nam Comprehensive Partnership
Viet Nam and Australia have built strong relations on the basis of mutual respect and interest. The relationship contributes to the peace, stability, cooperation and development of each country as well as the region and the world. Since establishment of diplomatic relations in February 1973, Australia and Viet Nam have developed a substantive, positive and mutually beneficial economic, political and security relationship, reinforced by warm and expanding people-to-people links.This Declaration on Enhancing the Australia-Viet Nam Comprehensive Partnership expresses the wish of our countries to look for opportunities to expand relations further in a mutually beneficial way.
Please click here to read the full version of the Declaration.
New South Wales State Election
The New South Wales State election will take place on 28 March 2015. An information bulletin has been published on Smartraveller detailing how Australians can vote in the election if overseas. Overseas missions are no longer voting centres for the purpose of NSW elections. All eligible voters who will be overseas on election day can now use the iVote system online to lodge their vote. For furthre information, please visit https://www.vote.nsw.gov.au/.
Op-Ed by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop: Australia’s prospering partnership with ASEAN
On a recent visit to South East Asia, I was reminded of the strength of Australia’s partnership with the countries of ASEAN – the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
In Malaysia I met some of the 300,000 alumni of Australian universities, many now serving in key government and business positions.
In the Philippines I saw first-hand our joint relief effort in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan and was joined by hundreds of school children to celebrate a new $150 million Australian initiative for basic education needs.
In Vietnam, I was reminded further of our cooperation with projects such as the Australian-Asian Development Bank co-funded Cao Lanh Bridge that will connect communities in an economy of nearly 90 million people.
Please click here to read the full version of this Op-Ed.
Latest media releases
Australian support for Vietnamese community projects - 27 February 2015
Australia Awards Scholarships 2015 applications now open online - 30 January 2015
Australia Day – a time to celebrate Australia’s culture and achievements - 23 January 2015
New Colombo Plan kicks off in Vietnam - 16 January 2015
Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships
Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships, providing opportunities to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. For more information, please click here
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