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2018 Victorian State Election

The Victorian State election will be held on Saturday 24 November, 2018.

Overseas voters can vote early by applying for a postal vote or voting in person at the Australian High Commission New Delhi. You will need to know your Australian address as per your enrolment details in order to be issued with the correct ballot papers. For information on checking your enrolment details, please visit

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Visit to Australia by the President of India

Indian President His Excellency Mr Ram Nath Kovind will be visiting Australia from 21-23 November. The visit is a historic occasion, the first ever visit to Australia by an Indian President. The visit follows a visit by the Governor-General, His Excellency General Sir Peter Cosgrove, and Lady Cosgrove to India in March. Read More

Australia-India-Japan-United States Consultations

Senior officials from Australia, India, Japan and the United States met on the margins of the East Asia Summit in Singapore for discussions on the Indo-Pacific region. The officials reaffirmed a shared commitment to maintain and strengthen a rules-based order and also reviewed initiatives to enhance regional security, including through cooperation on maritime, counter-terrorism, non-proliferation and cyber issues. Read More

Australia’s largest comedy festival is in India for a five-city tour

Indian audiences are in for a laugh riot as Australia's largest comedy festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF), is in India for a five-city tour. Four Australian comedians - the relatable and hilarious Mel Buttle, the ideal Aussie comedian Daniel Connell, a stand-up comedian with a surreal take on the everyday Guy Montgomery, and an observational and often-absurd comedian Aaron Chen - are headed to Bengaluru this week after leaving audiences in Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata and Delhi in splits.




23 - 25 November

That Comedy Club: Koramangala,  Bengaluru

Best of Australian cinema, on show at the Kolkata International Film Festival

In the biggest ever showcase of Australian cinema in India, 27 Australian films are being screened aa part of the 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). As the focus country at the festival, Australian films are being presented in three broad categories - 100 Years of Australian Cinema; Contemporary Section and Retrospective of Phillip Noyce. Our High Commissioner also inaugurated a poster exhibition to celebrate 100 years of both the Australian cinema and the West Bengal Cinema. The festival concludes on 17 November.

Australia’s Bangarra Dance Theatre conclude their India tour

Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, embark on a multi-city tour of India this month as part of Australia Fest. They will stage Australia’s Bangarra Dance Theatre delivered some spectacular performances across India as part of Australia Fest. They staged Spirit 2018 - a powerful collection of dance stories by Artistic Director Stephen Page, drawn from the company’s 29-year history. During their India tour, the performers also conducted workshops with the tribes of India in Mizoram, Bengal's Purulia district and Madhya Pradesh.

India Economic Strategy Released

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull released Australia’s India Economic Strategy in Brisbane. The strategy, led by former DFAT Secretary Peter Varghese, is an ambitious plan to grow the economic partnership between India and Australia out to 2035.

Media release: India Economic Strategy | Full report is available at

Capturing India’s economic transformation (video link or watch below)

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