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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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Australia and Vietnam launch 45th anniversary year

On 17 January 2018, Australia and Vietnam marked the beginning of the 45th anniversary year of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

“Vietnam is one of Australia’s most important partners in the Indo-Pacific.  Over the past 45 years our two countries have built a strong partnership which now encompasses political exchange, economic development, security cooperation and innovation collaboration,” said Australian Ambassador Mr Craig Chittick.  Read more here

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Career Opportunities

Below are the documents that must be submitted in response to LES vacancies. Applications will not be considered if they do not include the following:

Application Templates

When submitting applications for vacancies at the  Australian Embassy, please send materials in Word or PDF format only.

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 Position title Department Status
3 September  2018 LE5 Events Manager and Public Diplomacy Officer  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade   (DFAT)   Ongoing
4 November   2018 LE5 Science Commercialisation Partnerships  Manager 

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)



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.

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Studying in Australia

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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.

Australian Trade Commission

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