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Australia-ASEAN Council

About us

The Australia-ASEAN Council (AAC), launched by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on 8 September 2015, will generate opportunities for Australian business, education, science and innovation and the arts to work with partners in South-East Asia.

The Council's mission will be to increase knowledge and promote Australia's interests in South-East Asia by initiating and supporting activities designed to enhance awareness, understanding and links between people and institutions in Australia and ten South-East Asian countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

The AAC is pleased to announce the 11 recipients of 2018-19 funding. For more information on projects currently being supported by the AAC, visit the meet our current grantees page.

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Last Updated: 28 August 2018

Contact us

Phone: +61 2 6261 1333

Email: aac@dfat.gov.au

Australia-ASEAN Council
RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent