The United Nations Security Council has adopted Australia’s resolution to strengthen international action to combat the illicit trade and misuse of small arms and light weapons.
The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP was sworn in as Australia's Minister for Trade and Investment on 18 September 2013 at Government House in Canberra.
The Hon Julie Bishop MP was sworn in as Australia's 38th Minister for Foreign Affairs on 18 September 2013 at Government House in Canberra.
On Wednesday 25 September 2013, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ms Gillian Bird, will launch the latest volume in the Department’s Documents on Australian Foreign Policy series, covering Australia and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, 1945–1974.
The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) was established by the Australian Government in 1989 to contribute to a more broadly based and enduring relationship between Australia and Indonesia.
The AII is now accepting Expressions of Interest from Australian and Indonesian applicants for the second 2013-14 grants round. The closing date for applications is 5pm (AEST) Friday 20 September 2013.