• Join the celebration of Australian culture in Germany

    Australia now Germany 2017 is a celebration of Australian culture in Germany from February to November 2017.

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  • Bangarra Dance Theatre to showcase Indigenous culture in New York and Paris

    Bangarra Dance Theatre is set to tour works from their critically acclaimed 2016 season to New York and Paris in 2016.

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  • 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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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.