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Australia’s largest military transport aircraft mobilised to deploy Vietnam's first contigent to a UN peacekeeping mission

Australia is proud to support the deployment of Vietnam's first contingent to a UN peacekeeping mission by providing Australia’s largest military transport aircraft C-17A Globemaster III to carry Vietnam’s peacekeepers and equipment to South Sudan. The C-17 aircraft left Ho Chi Minh City on 2 October 2018 and the second airlift, which transports the remaining military personnel and equipment, is expected to take place in two weeks.  In total, the two airlifts will fly the 63 personnel and 64 tonnes of cargo needed to support the first military level 2 hospital’s deployment to South Sudan. Read more here

Cao Lanh ‘Friendship’ Bridge officially opens

On 27 May 2018 Cao Lanh Bridge and its inter-connecting roads was officially opened.  The Bridge will directly benefit more than 5 million people in the Mekong Delta region through improved access to markets and services in Vietnam.  An estimated 170,000 people will cross the bridge each day thanks to the joint  Australian Government, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Vietnamese Government project. Read more here

Joint Statement on the Establishment of a Strategic Partnership between Australia  and Viet Nam

Recognising that 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations, Australia and Vietnam elevated the bilateral relationship to the level of a Strategic Partnership, on the occasion of the Official Visit to Australia by H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of Viet Nam.

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Employment Opportunities

The Australian Embassy Vietnam employs locally engaged staff (LES) to undertake research, administrative and other support roles. All LES vacancies are advertised on this website. The Australian Embassy Vietnam is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from any qualified candidates for advertised positions.

LES do not have diplomatic or consular status, privileges or immunity. Wages and conditions of service for LES are based on local labour laws and local labour market conditions. Prospective applicants need to demonstrate that they are eligible to work by meeting the local citizenship and/or being in a position to meet work visa requirements. We do not fund relocation costs for LES positions.

Job opportunities are advertised as they arise. We do not accept general or unsolicited jobs enquiries.

All recruitment queries should be sent to

Current Job Vacancies

To view current job vacancies  and how to apply at the Australian Embassy Vietnam, please click the link below:

Current Job Vacancies

Please note that all closing dates and times reflect Australian Eastern Standard Time/Australian Daylight Savings Time (AEST/ADST).

Status of current selection exercises

The following selection exercises are currently under way at the Australian Embassy Ha Noi. The status of these will be updated regularly.

Closing date (Hanoi time) Position title Department Status

11:30 PM

Senior Political Officer - HN055

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade


11:30 PM

Economic and Trade Policy Officer - HN110 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Advertised

11:30 PM

Aid Effectiveness, Partnerships and Support Officer - HN111 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Advertised


Temporary Employment Register

The Australian Embassy Ha Noi maintains a Temporary Employment Register (TER) which is open to candidates wanting to submit an expression of interest for temporary, non-ongoing employment at the Australian Embassy. The TER enables us to temporarily employ appropriately highly skilled, motivated and experienced individuals at short notice for short - term contracts.

Call for service provision 

  • None at this moment

Open Tender

  • None at this moment
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Development cooperation: The Australian Government will provide an estimated $89.6 million in total ODA to Vietnam in 2015-16.

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