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MH17 condolence book
The Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur has opened a condolence book to honour those who lost their lives in MH17 and to support the bereaved.
Visitors who wish to sign the condolence book can visit the Australian High Commission, No 6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur on 24, 25, 30 and 31 July, and 1 August from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Please note that visitors who wish to sign the condolence book at the Australian High Commission will be subject to standard security screening procedures. We regret any inconvenience.
Messages of condolences can also be submitted online at www.pm.gov.au/mh17-condolences.
Notice of closure
The High Commission will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, 28 and 29 July in observance of Hari Raya Puasa. For urgent consular and passport services, please contact 1800 808 449. (Note: The dates are subject to change according to the Malaysian Government announcement)
CPA Congress 2014
CPA Australia is hosting CPA Congress 2014 in Kuala Lumpur in September, aimed at the finance, accounting and business professionals. Please read here for more information.
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LATEST NEWS 2014
An Iftar to remember
25 July: The Australian High Commission hosted an Iftar reception at the High Commissioner's residence. Read more...
Supporting Australian business to build links in Asia
4 July: Minister for Trade and Investment, Mr Andrew Robb AO, announced this week the grants under the Asian Business Engagement Plan program – aimed at assisting Australian businesses to expand their links in Asia – was awarded to 18 member-based organisations. Read more...
Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations
3 July: The Government of Australia has recently appointed Ms Gillian Bird PSM as Australia's next Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Read more...
The Australian aid program
2 July: The Australian Government has released a new development policy and performance framework for the Australian aid program. Read more...
Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop's Ramadan message
30 June: In conjunction with the beginning of the fasting month on 29 June, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Julie Bishop, has issued a Ramadan message to Muslims around the world. Read more...
New website showcases Australia's trade with the world
19 June: The Australian Government launched a new interactive website, Australia's Trade at a Glance, which explores the country's trade with the world through an interactive world map, stylised icons and pop-up boxes. Read more...
Australia's Foreign Policy and a Region in Transition
17 June: The Australian High Commissioner, Mr Rod Smith PSM, spoke about the country's foreign policy priority, the strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region and Australia's relations with key global and regional institutions at an address and roundtable discussion jointly hosted by the High Commission and the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI). Read more...
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INFORMATION FOR AUSTRALIANS
Australians residing abroad for extended periods are encrouaged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
TRAVELLING TO AND FROM AUSTRALIA
From 31 March 2007, the Australian Government introduced enhanced security measures to limit the amount of liquids, aerosols, and gels (LAGs) that can be taken on board international flights as carry-on baggage.
These measures apply to all flights to and from Australia. We recommend that you read the new rules for taking LAGs through security onto international flights and pack your bags in accordance with these new rules before you check-in.
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 Ms Patricia Lee.
Internships and Studies in Malaysia
AEI Malaysia is committed to raising the profile of Malaysia as a destination for internships and study experience opportunities for Australian students and to add value to the Australian qualification by facilitating internship opportunities for Malaysian students studying in Australia. For more information, please email AEI.Malaysia@dfat.gov.au.