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High Commissioner to visit Punjab

High Commissioner Harinder Sidhu will be on her third official visit to Punjab to advance cooperation in the agriculture sector. “Australia and India’s northern region enjoy close ties particularly in education, agriculture and sport sectors. A large proportion of Australia’s Indian community comes from the region, and Punjabi is now one of the top 10 languages spoken at home in Australia,” she said ahead of her visit.

Parineeti Chopra's favourite Australian experiences

Indian Bollywood actor and ‘Friend of Australia’ Parineeti Chopra Official shares her favourite experiences Down Under in this video.

2018 Batman by-election

A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018. You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.  You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day. For more information, visit the AEC website at or contact the AEC via email ( or telephone +61 2 6113 4777 or +61 2 6160 2600.

Australia launches first comprehensive Foreign Policy White Paper in 14 years

The Prime Minister of Australia launched the Australian Government’s 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper. It is the first comprehensive review of Australia’s international engagement in over 14yrs. At a time of uncertainty and change around the world, the Foreign Policy White Paper is Australia's plan to seize opportunity, enhance security and build strength.

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