• Showcasing Australia’s leading edge medical and health research

    Foreign journalists spent a week learning about Australia’s ground breaking scientific breakthroughs and cutting edge health and medical research facilities.

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  • British Council – Yirama Yangga-na

    Cultural diplomacy plays a vital role in international relations and offers unique opportunities to foster mutual understanding.

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  • Exploring the universe from the Australian outback

    Journalists visited Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to gain an understanding of Australia’s science, research and innovation capabilities.

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  • NAIDOC Week 2016

    DFAT celebrated NAIDOC Week 2016 with a series of events aimed at promoting respect and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

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Public diplomacy

Australia's public diplomacy is raising awareness overseas of our country—as a great destination for tourism and education, an advocate for global trade liberalisation, and a trusted citizen of the Indo-Pacific region. For detail on Australia's public diplomacy efforts, read the Public Diplomacy Strategy.

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Australia in Brief

An authoritative overview of Australia's history, the land, its people and their way of life.

Australia in Brief

Australia Unlimited

Australia Unlimited is a central point for stories of creativity and capability. You'll find compelling articles, combined with stunning photography and engaging multimedia.

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To request a copy of DFAT’s Public Diplomacy Handbook please email us. Your request will be assessed by the Public Diplomacy Branch.