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Australia-ASEAN Council

About us

The Australia-ASEAN Council (AAC) was launched on 8 September 2015 to generate opportunities for Australian business, education, science, innovation and the arts to work with partners in Southeast Asia.

The council's mission is to increase knowledge and promote Australia's interests in Southeast Asia by initiating and supporting activities to enhance understanding and links between people and institutions in Australia and 10 countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

The council supports various initiatives during the year, through its annual grants round and flagship programs.

Last Updated: 23 September 2019

Contact us

Phone: +61 2 6261 1333

Email: aac@dfat.gov.au

Australia-ASEAN Council
RG Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent