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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 Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Sydney – the first visit in history by an Indian President to Australia.

ऑस्ट्रेलिया में भारत के राष्ट्रपति श्री राम नाथ कोविन्द का स्वागत है |  Picture Credit - Auspic: David Foote

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

Australian High Commission issues warning about fake marriage scams

The Australian High Commission cautions Indian nationals to be aware of organised contrived marriage scams targeting South Asians. This warning comes after Australian Border Force (ABF) shut down an elaborate contrived marriages syndicate operating out of Sydney. 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.

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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