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
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2015 New South Wales State Elections

The New South Wales (NSW) State election will take place on 28 March 2015. An information bulletin has been published on Smartraveller detailing how Australians can vote in the election if overseas.

The Australian Embassy in Manila is not assisting in this election.

All eligible voters who will be overseas on election day can now use the iVote system online to lodge their vote.

For further information, please visit the NSW Electoral Commission website



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Call for Nominations

The 2015 Outstanding Australia Alumni Awards is a quest and recognition of the professional excellence of Filipinos who have obtained formal or non-formal education or training in any Australian educational institution, are currently based and working in the Philippines, and who have demonstrated significant contributions in their fields of endeavor.  [Click for more info]

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ANZAC Day 2015 Centenary Commemoration in Manila – 25 April 2015

On Saturday 25 April 2015 the Australian and New Zealand Embassies in Manila will jointly host the Centenary of ANZAC Day Dawn Service ceremony, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (Tomb of the Unknown Soldier), Fort Bonifacio, Makati City, Metro Manila. The Dawn Service will commence at 5:30am. [More...]


Top Australian university QUT strengthens academic partnership with Philippine universities


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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