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The High Commission has a vacancy for the position of Senior Public Affairs and Policy Support Manager. The deadline for submission of application is by 5:00pm 11 December 2015 (Kuala Lumpur time).
National Security Statement by the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
24 November: The Prime Minister of Australia issues a National Security Statement to Parliament, which outlines Australia's global, regional and domestic policies to respond to terrorist attacks. Read more...
Australia and Malaysia to co-star on the big screen
23 October: Australia and Malaysia have finalised a bilateral film co-production agreement, which will pave the way for producers in both countries to collaborate more closely on television and film projects. Read more...
Australia turns #UNBLUE to mark 70 years
23 October: More than 25 famous landmarks across Australia and other iconic sites around the world will be lit up #UNBlue on 24 October to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Read more...
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact to drive jobs, growth and innovation for Australia
6 October: Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said conclusion of the TPP negotiations is the first concrete step towards realising the long-term vision of a Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific. TPP will deliver enormous benefits to Australia, including unprecedented new opportunities in the rapidly growing Asia-Pacific region. Read more...
Operation Sovereign Borders Policy stands strong
25 September: Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton reaffirmed that the Operation Sovereign Borders policy has not changed or softened. Read more...
Eid ul-Adha message from the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP
24 September: The Prime Minister of Australia sends his greetings to Muslims in Australia and across the world who are celebrating Eid ul-Adha and performing the Hajj this year. Read more...
Hockey Australia signs MOU with Malaysian Hockey Confederation
23 September: Hockey Australia and the Malaysian Hockey Confederation signed a MOU which will enable both organisations to work together to develop the sport in their respective countries. Read more…
Australia to extend air operations against Daesh into Syria
9 September: The Australian Government will extend air strikes against Daesh into Syria, which marks Australia's contribution to the international coalition effort to disrupt, degrade and defeat the Daesh death cult. Read more...
The Syrian and Iraqi humanitarian crisis
9 September: The Australian Government will resettle an additional 12,000 refugees who are fleeing the conflict in Syria and Iraq to help address the humanitarian crisis there. Read more...
New Colombo Plan mobility grants to support more Australian students to study in Malaysia
28 August: Over 250 Australian undergraduate students will live, study and undertake placements in Malaysia in 2016 under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan mobility grants. Read more...
South Australia and Malaysia collaborate on arts festivals
19 August: Artistic, cultural and business collaboration is at the heart of an agreement between the Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival and Malaysia’s Georgetown Festival. Read more...
70th anniversary of victory in the Pacific
15 August: On this day seventy years ago, Japan surrendered unconditionally and then Australian Prime Minister, Ben Chifley, declared that war was over. Read more...
Speech by the Governor-General on the occasion of the Sandakan Memorial Service
15 August: The Governor-General, H.E. General the Hon. Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) gave a speech during the Sandakan Memorial Service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Sandakan Death Marches. Read more...
Business opportunities in South-East Asia
14 August: Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb launched a publication promoting the trade and investment opportunities for Australian business in the ASEAN region. Read more...
Governor-General honours Sandakan prisoners of war
7 August: The Governor-General, H.E. General the Hon. Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Sandakan Death Marches during a State Visit to Malaysia from 12 to 15 August. Read more...
New Colombo Plan launched in Malaysia
7 August: Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop has launched the Australian Government’s overseas study initiative, the New Colombo Plan in Malaysia. Read more...
East Asia Summit - Kuala Lumpur
4 August: Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop will visit Malaysia on 5 and 6 August to join foreign ministers of ASEAN and its key partners at the East Asia Summit Foreign Minister’s Meeting, the ASEAN Regional Forum and the ASEAN-Australia Ministerial Meeting. Read more...
TPP talks make significant progress
1 August: Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said significant gains have been made this week in negotiations for the world’s biggest regional trade deal, and a conclusion definitely remains within reach. Read more...
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For futher information on studying and living in Australia, please visit the Australian Government website, www.studyinaustralia.gov.au. This website provides information on Australian institutions, courses, scholarships, application process, visa requirements and more. For enquiries, please email Malaysia@StudyInAustralia.gov.au.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.