Australian High Commission
No 6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur Telephone: (03) 2146 5555 Fax: (03) 2141 5773 [Visa Line – (03) 2166 6550]


60 Years - Australia in Malaysia Logo Design Competition

In 2015, Australia will celebrate 60 years since we established a diplomatic mission in Malaysia. To commemorate this special year, we are running a competition to design a logo with prizes including: 


2014 Victorian State Election

The Victorian State Election will be held on Saturday, 29 November 2014. Early voting for eligible voters will be available at the Australian High Commission, 6 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur from:

The early voting centre at the High Commission will be opened from 9:00am to 12:00noon and from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Please note that the centre will not be opened on Saturday, 29 November 2014. For further information, please click here.


Job vacancy

The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) in Kuala Lumpur has a vacancy for the position of Investment Manager to promote Australia as an attractive investment destination.


Follow us on Twitter

Our new High Commissioner, Mr Rod Smith PSM, has joined Twitter. Follow him @AusHCMalaysia for his latest tweets.


Find us on Facebook

Australia in Malaysia is now on Facebook! Check out the official Facebook page of the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, a hub for what's going on in both Malaysia and Australia.



The way to Australia through people smuggling remains closed

30 July: The Australian Government continues its work with regional partners to disrupt people smuggling ventures. Read more...

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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Australians residing abroad for extended periods are encrouaged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Travel advice to Malaysia
General travel advice
Consular services charter
Authentications and apostilles



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.



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 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


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