Australian High Commission



Australian visa scams

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection warns people to be very cautious regarding claims that Australian visas are allegedly for sale.  These claims are not true.  Australian visas are not for sale. Visas can only be obtained through official channels.  Read more... 

60 years of Australia's diplomatic presence in Malaysia

The Australian High Commission’s special publication commemorating 60 years of Australia’s diplomatic presence in Malaysia is available online. The commemorative book was launched by the Prime Ministers of Australia and Malaysia on 22 November 2015. It captures the long-standing and substantial cooperation between our two countries across many fields including defence, education, business, the arts and sports.  It includes a number of personal stories of Malaysians and Australians who have made key contributions to building our close ties.



How to be a Smartraveller when travelling overseas

19 October 2016: Eight per cent of Australian adults travelled without travel insurance on their last overseas trip according to a survey commissioned by the Australian Government and the Insurance Council of Australia – that is 850,000 visits by Australians overseas without insurance. Read more...

World Day Against The Death Penalty

10 October 2016: The Australian Government reaffirms its opposition to capital punishment on World Day Against the Death Penalty. Read more...

MH17 Interim Findings

28 September 2016: The independent Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has presented the interim findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Significant progress has been made in this ongoing investigation. Read more...

Joint Investigation Team Meeting, New York

22 September 2016: The ministers of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, Ukraine and the Netherlands met in New York to discuss the ongoing efforts to establish justice with regard to the downing of flight MH17 on July 17 2014 which cost the lives of 298 people. Read more... 

Gymnastics Australia and The Malaysian Gymnastics Federation Building Leadership Capacity of Women in Sport

14 September 2016: The Malaysian Gymnastics Federation will host a “Building Leadership Capacity of Women in Sport Conference” in Kuala Lumpur from 15th – 18th September. Read more...

More Australian students to study in Malaysia under New Colombo Plan

2 September 2016: Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, and Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, today announced the successful applicants for grants under the 2017 New Colombo Plan mobility program. Read more...

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Education Enquiries

For futher information on studying and living in Australia, please visit the Australian Government website, This website provides information on Australian institutions, courses, scholarships, application process, visa requirements and more. For enquiries, please email

Distinguished Alumni

The High Commission values the contribution the alumni of all Australian universities bring and endeavours to cultivate stronger and closer links through building and maintaining alumni relations as an important aspect of bilateral education ties between Australia and Malaysia.

We are constantly updating our distinguished alumni database. For more information and registration for future alumni events, please email