Passport fees to increase from 1 January 2017
Passport fees will increase on 1 January 2017 in line with annual CPI indexation and fee increases announced in the Government's 2016-17 Budget. Passport fees from 1 January 2017.
Notarial service fees to increase from 1 January 2017
Notarial service fees will increase from 1 January 2017, following a recommendation from DFAT's Functional and Efficiency Review. Notarial fees from 1 January 2017.
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.