Latest Foreign Affairs News

Director-General engages with Italian parliamentarians on partnership potential
FAO calls for collaboration and innovation in Latin America and Caribbean
Australia to participate in Exercise Malabar 2020
Pacific Fusion Centre to be established in Vanuatu
NZ announces a third P-3 deployment in support of UN sanctions
More flights helping Australians return
Qantas launches flights to bring Australians home
Russian withdrawal from trilateral talks on MH17
UN Human Rights Council final session
Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Australian FM statement on Dr Yang Hengjun
Statement on Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee Public Hearings Australia’s Foreign Relations
Opening Statement to Senate hearing of Foreign Relations Bill
South Australian company wins Defence Innovation Hub contract
New campaign urges Aussies to back tourism industry and holiday beyond their own backyard
50th Anniversary of Fiji’s Independence
Interim response to Productivity Commission report and findings from TPI Review
Refugees and asylum seekers: was federal budget a missed opportunity?
Australian foreign minister to visit Singapore 7 October
Appointments made to Defence Expert Review Group
Australia-India-Japan-United States Quad Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
2020-21 Budget – Protecting Australia’s National Interests and Trade Relations
Trade, Tourism and Investment critical to economic recovery and jobs
New Caledonia Referendum of 4 October on Independence
National Foundation for Australia-China Relations Advisory Board
Australia appoints new ambassador to Israel
Australia announces new ambassador to ASEAN
Australia announces new Consul-General in Hong Kong
Australia announces new High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam
Australian foreign minister to visit Japan for Quad Foreign Ministers’ meeting
New data reinforces importance of tourism rebound to our economic recovery
Best time to prevent next pandemic is now: countries join voices for better emergency preparedness
ASIC commences proceedings against Allianz Australia Insurance and AWP Australia for alleged misleading sale
Targeted Sanctions inquiry to hear from business and industry peak bodies
Don’t suffocate international partnerships with red tape
Darwin man charged with exit trafficking his wife from Australia to India
Minister of Foreign Affairs makes two diplomatic appointments
Climate Change and Innovation: Australian Opportunities and Optimism
Opening Statement on Intelligence and Security review into ‘declared area’ provisions
Public hearing on counter-terrorism ‘declared areas’
$27million investment in global vaccine facility
Enhancing transparency under international investment treaties
Australian candidate nominated to lead Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty Organisation
Funding helps regions on road to bushfire recovery
Breakthrough telescope in Chile renamed for benefactor alum
Winners of Aus4Innovation Partnership Grants Round 2 revealed
$68.25 million for frontline domestic violence support services
Bishop to help shape future of diplomacy