Australian Embassy
The Philippines
Embassy address: Level 23-Tower 2 RCBC Plaza 6819 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, 1200 - Telephone: 757 8100 - Fax: 757 8268 - Immigration and Visa Office: 757 8340

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H.E. Bill Tweddell
Australian Ambassador to the Philippines


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Saturday, 24 January at the Glorietta Activity Centre Palm Drive, Makati 

Queensland State General Election – 31 January 2015

A Queensland State General Election has been announced for 31 January 2015. The Embassy in the Philippines will not be providing voting services for the elections. Further information can be obtained from the Queensland Election Commission (ECQ) website at: Electors can contact the ECQ directly by telephone +61 1300 881 665 or email

Latest News


Australian Defence Minister announces the gifting of two Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) to the Philippines

The Australian Government will gift two recently-decommissioned Landing Craft Heavy vessels, including a package of spare parts, to the Philippines Government, the Minister for Defence, Kevin Andrews, announced today. [More...]


Australian and Philippine universities forge academic collaboration to boost human resource management

Two high-quality Australian and Philippine universities will offer innovative study and exchange opportunities for outstanding Filipino undergraduate and graduate students through a new academic collaboration between the University of Newcastle (Australia) and De La Salle University (Philippines), under the Australia Awards Scholarships institutional partnership framework. [More...]


Australia provides further support to the Philippines after Typhoon Hagupit

Australia is saddened by the loss of life and damage to infrastructure in the Philippines due to Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby.  In response to the Government’s call to mobilise in-country resources, the Australian Government will provide further support to communities affected by the typhoon, delivered through our prepositioned stores with the United Nations Population Fund and the Philippine Red Cross. [More...]

Australia provides emergency assistance for families affected by Typhoon Ruby

Australia supports Philippines after Typhoon Hagupit (Statement of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop)

Australia’s Statement on Typhoon Hagupit (Statement of Ambassador Bill Tweddell)

Australian volunteers: Partners to Philippine progress

Community-initiated development projects receive Australian grants

Filipino public servants receive prestigious Australia Awards Scholarships

Handover of houses in Barangay San Agustin Palo, Leyte - Remarks by Ambassador Bill Tweddell

Australia supports ongoing recovery efforts in Yolanda-hit areas

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Australia provides further support for recovery and reconstruction following Yolanda

Australia is providing a further Php292 million (A$7.3 million) to support the massive ongoing recovery and reconstruction activities in areas hit by Typhoon Yolanda in November last year. The additional contribution will be provided through the Resilience and Preparedness towards Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program jointly implemented by the Government of the Philippines through the Climate Change Commission, the United Nations Development Program, and the Australian Government. [More...]

Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) is estimated to be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in history. Its scale is immense; more than 13 million people have been affected and an estimated 4 million people have been displaced. Those who survived remain in need of food, shelter and health care.

Get the latest updates on Australian assistance to the people and communities affected by the typhoon here.


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