Australia–Russia 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations
30 November 2012
Celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between Australian and Russia in pictures: Australia–Russia relations have come a long way in 70 years.
Visit by PNG Prime Minister
28 November 2012
Parliamentary Secretary Marles meets with Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill at Parliament House, Canberra.
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Launch
20 November 2012
Prime Minister Julia Gillard, accompanied by Trade and Competitiveness Minister Craig Emerson, joined leaders from 15 countries of the Asian region in Cambodia to launch negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Trade Talk newsletter
22 November 2012
The first edition of DFAT's newsletter Trade Talk is out now. Trade Talk will bring you news and updates on all the latest Australian trade issues. The inaugural edition features pieces on the Asian Century White Paper and more.
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Visit by New Zealand Trade Minister
15 November 2012
Trade Minister Craig Emerson and his New Zealand counterpart Tim Groser faced the media following talks in Canberra on the Closer Economic Relationship and regional trade negotiations.
14 November 2012
The Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) is the principal forum for bilateral consultations with the United States.
This year it was held in Perth.
Visit to Papua New Guinea
5 November 2012
Parliamentary Secretary Marles meets participants of a literacy class at Buk Bilong Pikinini Library at Koko in the National Capital District, PNG.
With support from the Australian Government, through AusAID, the Buk Bilong Pikinini libraries provide children with the opportunity to improve their literacy skills and develop a love of reading and learning.
Visit to Malaysia
4 November 2012
Senator Carr meets with Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dato' Sri Anifah Aman on 4 November 2012.
Image gallery: Visit to Malaysia, November 2012
Media Release: Australia invests in Malaysian surf lifesaving
Smartraveller on Facebook
2 November 2012
Smartraveller is now on Facebook. Join us for travel advice updates and tips on travelling safely while still having fun.
Smartraveller iPhone app
2 November 2012
The Smartraveller iPhone app is now available in the App Store. The app features location aware travel advice updates and access to Smartraveller advice without the need for an internet connection, along with easy repeat travel registration using saved information.