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Fifth Australia-Mongolia Defence talks held in Ulaanbaatar

The 5th Australia-Mongolia Bilateral Defence Talks were successfully held in Ulaanbaatar during 15-16 November 2018. The talks reviewed the progress and strength of the bilateral cooperation in the Defence sector of the two countries and set the targets for 2019.


Travelling to Australia over the holiday and Lunar Festival Period? Apply online and apply early!

The holiday and Lunar Festival period (between December 2018 and January 2019) is the busiest time for visa applications to visit Australia.  It is currently peak time for visa applications to visit Australia during this period.

To avoid disappointment we strongly recommend that you lodge your visa application as early as possible - at least 8 weeks before your intended travel date - and that you do not make any travel arrangements until you have been granted your visa. If you seek to travel during or before Lunar Festival week (beginning Monday 4 February 2019), you should apply now to ensure sufficient time to process your application.

Do NOT wait until the last minute. You can apply online now at . To help us process your application as quickly as possible, you should lodge a complete application with all supporting documents. We can make a decision using the information you provide when you lodge your application and we may not ask you for more information.


Cooperative Vocational Training Programme has been implemented in Polytechnic College of Umnugobi province

German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH, Australian Aid, Swiss Agency for Development, and Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Mongolia have jointly implemented “Cooperative vocational training programme” at Polytechnic College of Umnugobi province, Mongolia, successfully.

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Eight organisations received DAP funding for 2018-19

The National Emergency Management Agency will i) establish volunteer firefighting groups in the soums of  Selenge and Khentii provinces and provide training and tools and equipment;



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