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LATEST NEWS 2014
International Women's Day celebration highlighted the achievements of women in education
24 March: The High Commission marked International Women's Day 2014 with the theme "Women in Education". Some 50 influential Malaysian and Australian women leaders from a diverse range of sectors participated in the event. Read more...
Latest update on the search operation for Malaysia Airlines aircraft by AMSA
20 March: The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has received satellite imagery of objects possibly related to the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft, flight MH370. AMSA's Rescue Coordination Centre Australia (RCC Australia) received an expert assessment of commercial satellite imagery on Thursday. Read more...
Australia to coordinate southern Indian Ocean search for missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft
17 March: The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, said the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) would lead in coordinating the search effort in the southern Indian Ocean through its Rescue Coordination Centre - Australia, supported by the Australian Defence Force and other contributing agencies. Read more...
Australia to assist in search for missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft
11 March: The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, has conveyed Australia's condolences on the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and offer its assistance with the search for the missing aircraft. Read more...
2014 ANZAC Day Commemorative Service in Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan, Sabah
5 March: The High Commission will be hosting this year's Commemorative ANZAC Day Dawn Service on 25 April, which is opened to members of the public. Read more...
Inaugural Australia-Malaysia 'Towards 2020' Scholarship Recipients
21 February: Ms Julie Bishop presented scholarships to the inaugural recipients of the Undergraduate Scholarships and Executive Awards under the new Australia-Malaysia 'Towards 2020' Scholarship Program during her recent visit to Malaysia. Read more...
Australia-Malaysia Institute Grants Round now open
20 February: The Australia-Malaysia Institute (AMI) is now inviting applicants to submit Expressions of Interests (EOIs) for funding of projects under the 2014-15 General Grants Program. Read more...
Prestigious Australian scholarships awarded to high-achieving Malaysians
14 February: Several outstanding Malaysians will embark on their postgraduate studies and professional development opportunities in Australia after receiving scholarships awarded by the Australian Government recently. Read more...
Regional cooperation strengthened - Government announces intention to handover patrol vessels to Malaysia
6 February: Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Scott Morrison, was in Malaysia for a two-day working visit and announced the intention of the Government of Australia to handover patrol vessels to Malaysia by mid-2015. Read more...
It was a rocking Australia Day 2014 reception!
28 January: The Australian High Commission celebrated Australia Day recently with a grand reception in Kuala Lumpur. Read more...
Australia Day 2014 reception - expected to rock!
21 January: The Australian High Commission will celebrate Australia Day with a reception ahead of the official date on 26 January. 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.