Australian High Commission
New Delhi
India, Bhutan

ACT Election 2016

The ACT Legislative Assembly election will be held on Saturday 15 October 2016.

Eligible electors should vote before leaving Australia at an early voting centre or utilise the online postal vote application system. Postal voting is the only way for electors outside of Australia to cast a vote during the polling period.

High Commissioner's latest speeches

  • High Commissioner's Speech at the  International River Symposium (12/09/16) - Read more

  • High Commissioner's Speech: Policy Research Workshop on the Food-Energy-Water Nexus in the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP) - Read more

More Australian students to study in India

The Australian Government’s flagship New Colombo Plan education program will support 890 Australian undergraduate students to study and undertake work placements in India in 2017. In its third year, India remains once again one of the most popular destinations for Australian students. Read more.

Australian ultra-marathoner Samantha Gash running for children’s education in India

Kicked off on 22 August, Samantha Gash, an endurance athlete from Australia and a passionate advocate for social change, has begun a 3800 km run across India. Samantha’s Run India Project will take her from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan to Mawsynram in Meghalaya to raise funds for the education of underprivileged children in India. Read more.

Support for Festival of India in Australia 2016

The Turnbull Coalition Government has announced $250,000 to support the Confluence Festival of India in Australia 2016. Click link:  http://www.minister.communications.gov.au/mitch_fifield/news/support_for_festival_of_india_in_australia_2016#.V5ce241f2po

Direct Aid Program 2016/17 grant round opens

Our 2016/17 Direct Aid Program grant round is now open. The program supports projects that have a strong development focus, contribute to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India and Bhutan. Apply now at https://dap.smartygrants.com.au/NDLI2016-17R1

Direct Aid Program supports projects that have a strong development focus, contribute to poverty reduction, and strengthen communities in India and Bhutan. Over the past decade, DAP has built linkages and fostered relationships between Australia and these communities. Read more