Australian High Commission
New Delhi
India, Bhutan

Innovative approach to preparing the workforce of the future

Technology is transforming jobs globally. Young people face a world in which almost half the jobs available today may disappear in the coming decades. To help young people from the Indo-Pacific region prepare for the workforce of the future, Australian Government's innovationXchange has launched Youth & the Workforce of the Future challenge . The global challenge, launched in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Solve Initiative and Australian software company, Atlassian, will crowd-source expertise and innovative ideas from around the globe to help prepare communities and governments for the future of work. Applications are open till 1 August 2017.  Read More

Australian Border Force vessel visits India

Australia’s High Commissioner to India, Ms Harinder Sidhu, welcomed the Australian Border Force’s largest patrol vessel Ocean Shield in Chennai today.

“Australia now operates the largest and most capable maritime surveillance and response fleet Australia has ever deployed. This is the first time an Australian Border Force vessel is visiting India. It will deepen our engagement with India’s civil maritime security authorities,” Ms Sidhu said. Read More

Heads of six leading international schools from India to visit Australia

Heads of six leading international schools from India will visit Australia this month as part of the South Asia International High Schools Mission to Australia. The visit is aimed to provide an opportunity to build partnerships with Australian Universities for study programmes and experience a first-hand perspective of the Australian Education System. Read More

The University of New South Wales offers scholarships for Indian students

One of Australia's top universities, the University of New South Wales (UNSW), is offering exciting scholarships to Indian students. All you need is an offfer to study at UNSW. Check the criteria and apply for the scholarship before 30 May. Read More

Important message for Visitor (Tourist stream) visa applicants

With the rising popularity of Australia as a holiday destination, there has been a significant rise in demand for Australian visas in India. Please read this important advice for Visitor (Tourist stream) visa applicants to help manage your travel to Australia. Read More

Australian High Commission selects three Indian Journalists for International Media Fellowship

The Australian High Commission has awarded International Media Fellowship to three Indian health journalists – Dinesh C Sharma, Vidya Krishnan and Nabeela Khan. The fellowship, provided in collaboration with DataLEADS, will give them an opportunity to examine public health programs in Australia. Read More

High Commissioner's latest speeches

  • High Commissioner's Address at NDC: Indo-Pacific Security Paradigm-Australia's Choices (08/05/17) - Read More
  • High Commissioner's Speech: Workshop on Trade Facilitiation Measures that Support Cross Border Trade by Women in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (27/04/17) - Read More
  • High Commissioner's Address at the Delhi Policy Group (21/04/17) - Read More

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