Notice of Embassy Closure Friday 2 March 2018
The Embassy will be closed on Friday 2 March 2018, for the Embassy relocation.
The Embassy will reopen for business on Monday 5 March at the address below:
Level 20, Shangri-La Centre,
19A Olympic Street,
Ulaanbaatar 14241, Mongolia
Note: There are no changes to phone numbers or email addresses.
2018 Batman by-election
A by-election for the federal electoral Division of Batman in Victoria will be held on Saturday 17 March 2018.
You can check if you are enrolled in the Division of Batman, enrol or update your enrolment details at www.aec.gov.au/enrol. The deadline to enrol is 8pm AEDT Wednesday 14 February 2018.
In-person voting will not be available outside of Australia for this by-election. If you will be overseas on by-election day, you can apply for a postal vote or you can vote in person in Australia before you go.
You can apply for a postal vote by completing a ‘Postal Vote Application’ on the AEC website. You should ensure that you apply for a postal vote as soon as possible to allow enough time for the ballot papers to reach you overseas before by-election day.
"Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists" international touring exhibition opens in Darkhan-Uul Province Museum between 20 November and 20 December 2017.
The Australian Government is committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in developing countries.
Ten out of well over 500 applicants for Australia’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) will receive the funding that totals AUD240 thousand in 2017 and 2018.
The Mineral Resource and Petroleum Authority of Mongolia launched Mongolia’s first Geological Metadata Catalogue System with financial and technical support from the Australian Government.
Congratulations to the 10 organisations selected for funding under the 2017-18 Direct Aid Program in Mongolia, and a thank you to the record number of organisations applying for DAP grants. Applications were generally of high quality and the process was very competitive. A full list of successful projects and feedback to unsuccessful applicants can be found here.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, has launched the Australia Government’s Consular Strategy 2017-19, which will guide Australia’s consular priorities for the next three years and ensure our service maintains world’s best practice.
Ambassador Langtry congratulated the President on his election, and handed over a congratulatory letter from Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove.
Coach Moran is the most recent of many Australian volunteers who have come to Mongolia through Australian Volunteers for International Development program.
Australian Embassy in Mongolia together with the National Museum of Australia presented "Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists" exhibition for the first time in Mongolia.
This year Reconciliation Week marks two significant milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey. It marks the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum and the 25th anniversary of the Mabo High Court decision.
Jazz festival was held on 20 May 2017 at Shangri-La Mall courtyard
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Australia-Mongolia diplomatic relations, the Australian Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Relations were pleased to host the well-known Australian jazz band, "The Syncopators". The Syncopators and the Jazz Train featuring singers Naagii and Ariu provided a free fun-filled concert on 20 May 2017 in the Shangri-La forecourt with the audoence enjoying Australian food and beverages.
The Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar hosted an Australian National Day reception on Friday, 3 February 2017 to celebrate the birth of Australia and Australia’s partnership with Mongolia.
Today on 10 December 2016, we commemorate Human Rights Day. It was on this day 68 years ago that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
On Friday, 25 November, Mr Choijilsuren Battogtokh, MP and the Finance Minister and Mr John Langtry, Australia’s Ambassador to Mongolia signed a Memorandum of Understanding that defines the terms of cooperation between the two Governments in support of Mongolia's development needs.
On Thursday 17 November 2016, Ambassador John Langtry awarded grants to ten organisations selected under the Direct Aid Program (DAP).
A total of 120 applications were received for the 2016-2017 DAP grants. Please click here for selected list of grantees.
On Wednesday 9 November 2016, Mr John Langtry, Australian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Mongolia paid a courtesy call to Mr Erdenebat J., the Prime Minister of Mongolia.
On Tuesday, 1 November 2016, Australian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar observed the Melbourne Cup for the first time in Mongolia. Melbourne Cup is Australia’s annual horse racing tournament that is equivalent of Mongolia’s Naadam.
Thirty five Australian undergraduate students will study and undertake work placements in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in 2017 through the Australian Government’s flagship New Colombo Plan education program.
Since 1993, over 400 Mongolians studied in Australia under the Australia Awards Scholarship. Currently, a thousand more Mongolians study in Australia by funding their own education. Over one hundred Mongolians representing the Parliament of Mongolia, government agencies, public and private sector gather on 16 September 2016.
On Monday 15 August 2016, Ambassador John Langtry hosted a reception for an Australian specialist medical team from Interplast and their Mongolian counterparts including the directors and doctors of the Mongolian Society of Anaesthetists and Burns Department, National Trauma and Orthopaedic Research Centre.
Australia's first resident Ambassador to Mongolia, Mr John Langtry presented credentials to His Excellency Mr Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia on 22 December 2015. The Ambassador's Introductory remarks are as follows.
For information on the Australian Aid Program, including the Australian Awards Scholarship Program, please cilck the following links:
You can find the latest information on the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Minister for Trade and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on following websites:
- Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs
- Australian Minister for Trade.