12/2016 - Hari Sukan Negara 2016 in Canberra   (10th October 2016)

In the spirit of Hari Sukan Negara 2016 in Malaysia, the High Commission of Malaysia joined a 'Walk of Nations' programme organized by Heart Foundation Australian Capital Territory. 37 staffs (HBS & LRS) including family members of the High Commission of Malaysia participated in the event on 7th October 2016. Other than High Commission of Malaysia, staffs and family members from the High Commission of Canada also joined the Walk of Nations on the same day.

Headed by the organizer's team, the group had brisk walked around Floriade Festival area in Canberra for around 3.5km from 8am to 9am. According to the organizer, the event was to promote heart health and create valuable social aspects, which is in line with the spirit of Hari Sukan Negara. 

11/2016 - OFFICE CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT (30th September 2016)

The High Commission of Malaysia will be closed on Monday, 3rd October 2016 for Labor Day. We will resume our regular business on Tuesday, 4th October 2016.


Please be informed that this year, The Department of Immigration of Malaysia will be conducting Immigration Mobile Office Program in Adelaide, South Australia from 12-13 November 2016; and in Brisbane, Queensland from 19-20 November 2016.

In this program, two services namely passport application/renewal and newborn registration services will be offered.*

For Malaysians in Brisbane, QLD, please email to mobile.brisbane@gmail.com for further information. While for Malaysians in Adelaide, SA, please email to alexander@agency1alexander.com.

(*For other service(s), please attend in person at the Malaysian High Commission in Canberra or Consulate General of Malaysia in Melbourne or Consulate General of Malaysia in Perth)

9/2016 - OFFICE CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT (23th September 2016)

The High Commission of Malaysia will be closed on Monday, 26th September 2016 for Family & Community Day. We will resume our regular business on Tuesday, 27th September 2016.

8/2016 - OFFICE CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT (30th August 2016)

The High Commission of Malaysia will be closed on 31st August 2016 for the National Day of Malaysia. We will resume our regular business on Thursday, 1st September 2016

(06th June 2016)

This is to inform the general public throughout the holy month of Ramadhan running from 6th June till 5th July (pending the sighting of the new moon then), the High Commission will observe the following office hours;                    

Office hours: 9.00 am till 4.30 pm daily

Consular Services hours: 9.30 am till 11.30 am daily (for submission)

                                                 2.00 pm till 4.00 pm daily (for collection)

The timings above will be running for the month of Ramadhan only where Muslims throughout the world (as well as the majority of staff at the High Commission) will be fasting from day break (around 5.30 am) till sunset (around 5.00pm or earlier).

7/2016 - INVITATION TO RAMADHAN 'IFTAR' IN THE CITY 2016  (9th June 2016)

Ramadhan 'Iftar' in the City 2016 will be held on Saturday, 11th of June, from 4.30 pm till 7.00 pm in Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra City. To register, please visit the website at registration.cic-anil.org.au. 


Starting from 15 March 2016, the new time for submission of application for consular and immigration services in the High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra will be from 9.30am till 11.30am. Please refer to the appointment page for more details.


(11th March 2016)

5/2016 - Visit by a delegation from the Department of Customs, Malaysia (DoCM)

On 9 March 2016, a delegation from the Department of Customs, Malaysia made a visit to the High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra. The delegation was taking a working visit to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in Sydney and Canberra from 6-12 March. The delegation, led by Mr. Ahmad Maher bin Abd Jalil, Deputy Director at DoCM also called on the High Commissioner of Malaysia on 9 March 2016  

(9th March 2016)


On 7 March 2016, His Excellency Dato Zainal Abidin Ahmad joined the other ASEAN Heads of Missions and representatives to visit and attend a Briefing at InnovationXchange Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs of Australia (DFAT). The visit had allowed the ASEAN officials to learn more on the roles and functions of InnovationXchange Unit in strengthening Australia's development aid program under DFAT.  

(7th March 2016)


On 5 March 2016, His Excellency Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad attended the Kelab Umno ACT (KUACT) BBQ and Welcoming Party at Glebe Park, Canberra City. The event was organized by KUACT as to mark their first activity in 2016 and as a welcoming party to their new members. His Excellency Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad was also introduced to the newly appointed committee members of KUACT for the 2016/2017 session.  

(5th March 2016)

2/2016 - MACSA ACT Meet And Greet Event

On 27 February 2016, His Excellency Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad officiated the ŇMeet And GreetÓ event organised by Malaysian StudentŐs Council of Australia, Australian Capital Territory (MASCA ACT). The event was held at the Courtyard Studio, Canberra Theatre Centre. The event had given the opportunities for the new students in Canberra to meet the Malaysian High Commissioner, Malaysian Diasporas in Canberra as well as senior students who are studying in Canberra. In his speech, HE Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad had applauded the initiative by MASCA ACT and hoped the new students may consider to actively join MASCA's events. He also advised the students to do well in their studies and to apply their knowledge in Malaysia once graduated. The ACT Health Services and ACT Police Department had also been invited to give their advices to the newly arrived Malaysian students  

(27th February 2016)

1/2016 - Working Visit by YB Dato' Sri Azalina Othman Said and Delegation to Australia 22 Đ 23 February 2016

YB Dato' Sri Azalina Othman Said, Minister at the Prime Minister's Department and Delegation made a working visit to Canberra from 22 to 23 February 2016 to attend a Study Visit to the Australian Parliament of Australia. Other members of the delegation included Datuk Seri Dr. Ir Wee Ka Siong, Minister at the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Seri Dr. Ronald Kiandee, Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat I, Senator Datuk S Vigneswaran M Sanasee, Member of Dewan Negara, DatoŐ Seri Vell Paari Samy Vellu, Central Working Committee Member of MIC Party. During the visit at the Australian Parliament, YB Minister and delegation also called on the Hon. Tony Smith MP, Speaker of House of Representative, the. Hon Senator the Hon. Stephen Parry, President of Senate and Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann, Minister for Finance of Australia. YB Minister and delegation also had the opportunity to meet Malaysian Diasporas and Students in Canberra, at a dinner hosted by His Excellency Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad at Dewan Merdeka, High Commission of Malaysia.  

(23th February 2016)


The High Commission of Malaysia has the honour to inform the appointment of Mr. Alexander Augustus Pairin Kitingan as the new Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Adelaide, South Australia taking over from Datuk Hassan Salleh with immediate effect. All Consular services in South Australia previously taken over by the High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra are now under the purview of the new Honorary Consul.


(2th March 2016)


Greetings to all Malaysians in Queensland,                  

Passport Officers from the Consulate General of Malaysia, Melbourne will organize a Passport and Birth Registration services in QLD on the 10th and 11th of October 2015 (location TBC later). This Mobile Office Program is intended to provide Malaysians in QLD access to Passport and Birth Registration services they would otherwise need to travel to Canberra or Melbourne.


Please email mobile.brisbane@gmail.com to express your interest by stating the type of service(s) you require in your email. We will then respond with all the details required for our meeting. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Kindest regards,


Zaharuddin Izham Zulkipli Consul (Immigration) Consulate General of Malaysia Melbourne, Victoria Australia


(25th September 2015)



(25th August 2015)

2/2015 - Working Visit of HE Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad to Halal Abattoir Monbeef Pty Ltd

On 24 February 2015, His Excellency Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad, High Commissioner of Malaysia had a working visit to Monbeef Pty Ltd in Cooma, New South Wales. Monbeef is one of the halal abattoirs in Australia that has been approved to export meat to Malaysia. His Excellency was accompanied by Deputy High Commissioner Mr Zamani Ismail and three other officials of the High Commission. They were received by Mr Craig Chilcott, Chief Executive Officer of Monbeef and Mr. Ebrahim Din, Vice President of Supreme Islamic Council of Halal Meat in Australia Inc. (SICHMA). During the visit, High Commissioner was briefed by Monbeef and SICHMA on the process and procedure of preparing halal meat, from stunning, slaughtering, dressing, deboning and storage. The delegation also had an opportunity to see the process during the visit.  

(24th February 2015)

1/2015 - MALAM CINTA RASUL 2015

Friday, 6 February 2015, Association of Malaysian Muslim Families and The Malaysian High Commission had jointly organised Malam Cinta Rasul. An estimated 150 persons plus children attended. Among the activities during this event were recitation of Yasin and prayers, selawat to Prophet Muhammad, donation raise for flood victims in Malaysia, nasyid performance by Australian National University’s students and a forum that provided very informative & light-hearted knowledge on beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).  

(6th February 2015)




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