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14/2014 - YAB Dato Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak and YAB Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor Working Visit To Perth Australia

YAB Dato Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak and YAB Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor made a working visit to Perth, Australia from 2  3 April 2014. YAB Prime Minister was accompanied by Malaysia Foreign Minister YB Dato Seri Anifah Aman and wife, plus senior officials from Prime Minister Office and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the visit, YAB Dato Seri accompanied by YB Foreign Minister visited Pearce RAAF base in Perth on Thursday, 3rd April 2014 and was greeted by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Defence Minister David Johnston and the head of the search operation, retired Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston. Both Prime Ministers had spend time mingling with all international air crew including Malaysian Air Force. Both leaders also had a bilateral meeting at Prime Ministers Tony Abbott state office followed by luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Abbott in honour of YAB Dato Seri Najib Tun Abdul Razak.  

(2nd April 2014)

13/2014 - Najib Tiba Di Australia Untuk Lawatan Kerja Dua Hari

PERTH, 2 April (Sumber dari Bernama) -- Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak tiba di Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Perth di sini pada 11 malam Rabu untuk lawatan kerja dua hari ke Australia, termasuk bagi melihat sendiri operasi mencari pesawat Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH370 di luar bandar raya barat Australia ini, setelah ia dipercayai berakhir di selatan Lautan Hindi. ... read more...  

(2nd April 2014)

12/2014 - Y.Bhg Dato Zainal Abidin Ahmad attended the swearing-in of His Excellency Peter Cosgrove as Australia's 26th governor-general

Y.Bhg Dato Zainal Abidin Ahmad, High Commissioner attended the swearing-in of His Excellency Peter Cosgrove as Australia's 26th governor-general on 28 March 2014. Scores of politicians, diplomatic corps and dignitaries witnessed the ceremony inside the Senate chamber. Prime Minister Tony Abbott welcomed Sir Peter to Parliament House where he received a general salute and 21 gun salute from a military guard of honor. Wearing civilian attire and displaying a host of military and civil medals, General Cosgrove was sworn into the nation's highest constitutional office by High Court chief justice Robert French.  

(28th March 2014)

11/2014 - Working Visit of Y.Bhg Datuk Dr Madinah Binti Mohamad, KSU of Education Ministry to Australia

The Malaysia - Australia Joint Working Group Meeting was hosted by Australia on the 5  7 March 2014. The objective of the bilateral dialogue was to discuss on education cooperation and to explore new opportunities between Y.Bhg Datuk Dr. Madinah binti Mohamad, Secretary General of Education, Malaysia and Lisa Paul, Secretary of Education Australia. Accompanying officials is from Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (represented by Malawakil) and Education Malaysia Sydney (EMAS). During the meeting, both Malaysia and Australia have strong interests with respect to further enhance bilateral cooperation in the field of education. Both principal had the opportunity to exchange views, perspectives and government policies on these developments. Y.Bhg Datuk Dr. Madinah binti Mohamad, Secretary General of Education also took the opportunity to have a brief tour at University Canberra and Australia National University in Canberra as well as meeting Malaysian students in Sydney before departing to Kuala Lumpur.  

(5th March 2014)

10/2014 - Sesi Perjumpaan Dan Suai Kenal Bersama Malaysian Postgraduate Student Association Canberra (MyPSA-ACT)

Satu majlis perjumpaan antara pelajar  pelajar Malaysia, Penduduk Tetap dan kakitangan Suruhanjaya Tinggi Malaysia telah diadakan pada 15 Februari 2014 bertempat di Cotter Avenue, Canberra. Majlis ini bertujuan untuk memberi kesempatan kepada para pelajar baru berkenalan dengan pelajar senior dan penduduk tetap yang berada di sekitar Australia Capital Authorities (ACT) Pertubuhan yang dikenali sebagai MYPSA ini diketuai oleh saudara Fauzan Abu Bakar selaku pengerusi dengan mempunyai keahlian seramai 50 orang. Majlis perjumpaan ini telah disusun dengan pelbagai pengisian bagi mengimarahkannnya seiring dengan objektif pertemuan iaitu untuk mengukuhkan ikatan ukwah di kalangan para pelajar baru bersama rakyat Malaysia yang berada di Canberra.  

(15th February 2014)

09/2014 - Working Visit of YB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Minister of Home Affairs, Malaysia to Australia

YB. Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi made a working vist to Australia (Melbourne and Sydney) from 17 to 20 February 2014. YB. Minister is accompanied by senior government officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (represented Malawakil Canberra), Royal Malaysian Police and Immigration Department. ... read more... 

(24th February 2014)

08/2014 - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop visited Malaysia on 16-17 February 2014

Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB. Dato' Sri Anifah Aman and his counterpart Hon. Julie Bishop prior to a meeting at Wisma Putra in Putrajaya. Hon. Bishop is in Malaysia on an official visit to hold talks with Malaysian Officials on bilateral and regional issues.

(21st February 2014)

07/2014 - Jointly Courtesy Call by ASEAN Heads of Mission on Governor of South Australia

On the 12th February 2014, His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce, the Governor of South Australia received HE Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad, High Commissioner for Malaysia; HE Mr Zakaria Ahmad, High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam; HE Mr Phomma Khammanichanh, Ambassador of Laos People's Democratic Republic, and HE Mr Maris Sangiampongsa, Ambassador of Thailand. 

(20th February 2014)

06/2014 - Australia ASEAN Business Forum 2014

HE Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad attends the Australia ASEAN Business Forum 2014, in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary Australia-ASEAN held on 12th February 2014 at the InterContinental Adelaide. As the current ASEAN Chairman of ASEAN Community in Canberra (ACC), Dato' Zainal was invited as one of the guest speaker during the Plenary Session 1 on 'ASEAN TODAY'. Other panels include HE Mr. Simon Merrifield, Australian Ambassador to ASEAN and Mr. Tim Harcourt, J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales.

(12th February 2014)

05/2014 - National Multicultural Festival 2014

The Malaysian High Commission, in collaboration with the Ladies Association (PERWAKILAN) Canberra is pleased to participate in the National Multicultural Festival which is Canberra's biggest annual celebration. We extend our appreciation to the ACT Government for hosting this spectacular for the community to interact.

We extend our greetings "Selamat Datang" to you and warmly invite you to visit our Information Stall and our food-stall. Come and savour a variety of Malaysian delicacies ranging from 'Satay' to"Teh-tarik" and other foods. We will be a part of the Multicultural Festival on Saturday 8th February 2014 from 10:30 am more...

(06th February 2014)

04/2014 - Courtesy Call on the Hon Julie Bishop, Minister of Foreign Affairs Australia 

HE Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad, High Commissioner of Malaysia made a courtesy call on the Honorable Julie Bishop, Minister of Foreign Affairs on 31 January 2014. The Courtesy Call was arranged following the request made by the High Commission in November 2014 as he arrived in Canberra and presented his credential in October 2013. It also coincided with the visit of the Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to Malaysia scheduled to take place on 16-17 February 2014.

(05th February 2014)

03/2014 - Resignation of the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Brisbane

Please kindly take note of the resignation of the Honorable Mr. Paul Everingham, the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Brisbane effective 10th January 2014. 

In this relation, all consular matters should therefore be forwarded to the High Commission in Canberra until further notice. For ease of reference, our website remains and the email addresses (for consulat matters) and (for immigration and travel document related matters) 

(04th February 2014)

02/2014 Australia Day and Chinese New Year Public Holiday

The High Commission of Malaysia wishes to inform that the High Commission will be closed on following public holiday :

27th January 2014 (Monday) : Australia Day
(in lieu of 26th January)

31st January 2013 (Friday)    : Chinese New Year

(15th January 2013)

01/2014 - Maulidur-Rasul Public Holiday

The High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra will be closed on Tuesday, 14 January 2014, for Prophet's Muhammad Birthday (Maulidur-Rasul).

(11 January 2014)

25/2013 - Australia Malaysia Institute (AMI) Luncheon

HE Dato Zainal Abidin Ahmad, High Commissioner of Malaysia hosted a Working Luncheon to the delegates visiting Australia on the 11 December 2014 under the auspices of the Australia-Malaysia Institute’s (AMI) Cultural Exchange Program... read more...

(24th Dec 2013)

24/2013 - Foreign Minister of Australia Hosted Morning Tea Session for ASEAN Committee in Canberra (ACC) 

On 4th December 2013, the Honorable Julie Bishop MP, Foreign Minister of Australia hosted a morning tea session for the ASEAN Committee in Canberra (ACC) at her office in Parliament House, Canberra. ... read more...

(23rd Dec 2013)

23/2013 - Asean Committee in Canberra (ACC)Family Day 2013 


The High Commission of Malaysia together with the rest of ACC members co-hosted and co-organized the 2013 ACC Family Day at Lennox Garden, Yarralumla on the 23rd November more...

(27th Nov 2013)

22/2013 - Australia Remembrance Day Ceremony 2013

 ARD 2013

On 11 November, High Commissioner Dato’ Zainal Abidin attended the Australia Remembrance Day held in Australian War Memorial, Canberra where Malaysia lay wreath in honour of those who serve in Malaysia.

(13th November 2013) 

21/2013 - Announcement of Office Movement

Kindly take note that the Malaysian Immigration Department Office based in Canberra has been moved to a new office in Melbourne and will be started on 2nd December 2013. The new operational address is the Consulate General of Malaysia,  Level 1, 432 St Kilda Road, Melbourne....... read more...

(1st November 2013)

20/2013 - Islamic New Year Public Holiday  

The High Commission of Malaysia in Canberra will be closed on  Tuesday, 5th November 2013, for  Islamic New Year 1435 Hijriah.

(1st November 2013) 

19/2013- New High Commissioner of Malaysia to Australia Presents His Credentials 

On 18 October 2013, Dato’ Zainal Abidin Ahmad presented to Her Excellency Professor Marie R Bashir AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales representing Her Excellency the Honourable Ms. Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Letters of Credence from His Majesty Tuanku Al Haj Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Badlishah, Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
Credential group photo
The ceremony was held at the Government House, Canberra, the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia. Accompanying H.E. Dato' Zainal Abidin Ahmad was his wife, Datin Shireen Dato’ Sulaiman and officials from the High Commission of Malaysia; Mr. Eldeen Husaini Mohd Hashim, Col. Mohd Hassan Loman and Mr. Syafik Afzan Abu Kasim.

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18/2013- Malaysia's New Envoy Receives Warm Welcome In Canberra
Welcoming Dato Zainal at Hyatt
CANBERRA, Oct 13 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian High Commissioner-designate to Australia, Datuk Zainal Abidin Ahmad, was given a warm welcome by High Commission staff when he arrived here today to take up his new posting.

Datuk Zainal Abidin, who was accompanied by his wife, Datin Shireen, and daughters Salina, Jasmin and Haniza, was greeted by Deputy High Commissioner Eldeen Husaini Hashim and introduced to the diplomatic staff.

Datuk Zainal Abidin, previously the ambassador to Laos, succeeds Datuk Salman Ahmad, who has been posted to Berlin as ambassador.He will present his credentials to Australia's Governor General Quentin Bryce on Friday.








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