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Southeast Asia Economic Strategy to 2040 – Vietnam Mid-Year Update

The Australian Government has announced several initiatives to implement recommendations under Invested: Australia’s Southeast Asia Economic Strategy to 2040 (the strategy) to increase two-way trade and investment with Vietnam and the region. For example, a $2 billion Southeast Asia Investment Financing Facility has been established to catalyse investment into the region, and investment Deal Teams have been established, including in Vietnam, to support Australian businesses to secure deals. Read more.



Australia and Vietnam Develop Competitive Electricity Markets

On 17 April, the Australian Embassy in Vietnam and the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaboration to facilitate the development of competitive electricity market. Read more.



Australian Ambassador for Climate Change Visit to Vietnam

Australian Ambassador for Climate Change, Kristin Tilley, will visit Vietnam this week to further cooperation and strengthen bilateral engagement on climate and energy. Ambassador Tilley will visit Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho. Read more.

For Australians needing consular assistance

If you are in Hanoi or elsewhere in the northern part of Vietnam and need consular assistance please contact us at +84 24 3774 0100 or [email protected]. If you are in Thua Thien Hue province or south of Thua Thien Hue, including Ho Chi Minh City, please contact us on +84  28 3521 8100 or visit the Consulate General website.

If you need emergency consular assistance outside of normal business hours, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra is there to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Contact the CEC by calling the Embassy switchboard +84 24 3774 0100 and follow the prompts for emergency consular assistance. Alternatively, contact the CEC directly by dialling +61 2 6261 3305 (international call charges apply). The CEC is also an advisory line for concerned family members in Australia and can be called on 1300 555 135 (for the cost of a local call within Australia).

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Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen – Australia Awards alumna

Dr Vo Thi Hoang Yen is an Australia Awards alumna and a passionate advocate for people with disabilities, dedicating her professional life to advancing the interests of the community. Read more.


Passport and Notarial
Appointment Bookings


The Passport and Notarial counters are open from 13:30 to 16:30 on Mondays and from 08:30 to 12:00 on Wednesdays and Fridays, excluding public holidays. Passport and Notarial services are strictly by appointment only.

Clients without an appointment will only be seen in exceptional circumstances. If you require a time sensitive notarial or emergency passport service please contact us on [email protected] or via +84 24 3774 0100.

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Australia in Vietnam

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Australian Aid

Development cooperation: The Australian Government will provide an estimated $89.6 million in total ODA to Vietnam in 2015-16.

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Doing business with Australia: Australia and Vietnam share a robustly growing commercial relationship.



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