Australian Embassy
Mongolia

Latest News

 

The Australian Embassy has a current Job Vacancy for a Program Officer.  Please see here for details.

 

Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey:  Online survey now open

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has advised that the online survey form for people located overrseas is now open.  To access click here

Further guidance on the online survey and other participation options for eligible Australians that are overseas continues to be available online on the ABS website.

General information on the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey is also available here.

 

 

Ten organisations received Direct Aid Program funding for FY2017-18

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.

 

Mongolia Launches Its First Geological Metadata System

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.

 

2017-18 Direct Aid Program (DAP) small grants scheme - Outcome

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.

 

Australia’s Consular Strategy 2017-2019

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 Paid a Courtesy Call on President

Am­bassador Langtry congratulated the Presi­dent on his election, and handed over a congratulatory letter from Australian Gov­ernor-General Peter Cosgrove. 

 

Cricket Coach Arrives from Australia

Coach Moran is the most recent of many Australian volunteers who have come to Mongolia through Australian Volunteers for International Development program.

 

"Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists" presented

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.

 

Australia's National Reconciliation Week

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.

 

Australia Day was observed in Mongolia for the first time

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.

 

2016

Human Rights Day 

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.

 

Australia and Mongolia signed Memorandum of Understanding

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.

 

DAP Signing Ceremony was held

On Thursday 17 November 2016, Ambassador John Langtry awarded grants to ten organisations selected under the Direct Aid Program (DAP).

 

DAP Recipients of Mongolia: 2016-2017

A total of 120 applications were received for the 2016-2017 DAP grants. Please click here for selected list of grantees.

 

A Courtesy Call to the Prime Minister was paid

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.

 

Melbourne Cup in 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.

 

More Australian students to study in Mongolia

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.

 

Meet the Mongolians of the  Australia Global alumni Network

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. 

 

Ambassador hosted a reception for Australian and Mongolian doctors

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.

 

Australian Ambassador handed over his credentials to the President of Mongolia

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.

 

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