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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) promotes and protects Australia’s international interests to support our security and prosperity.

We work with international partners and other countries to tackle global challenges, increase trade and investment opportunities, protect international rules, keep our region stable and help Australians overseas.

Latest news

  • Visit to Singapore and Malaysia

    Senator the Hon Tim Ayres will travel to Singapore and Malaysia to lead a delegation on Australia’s first-ever Business Mission as part of the Australia-Southeast Asia Business Exchange program.

    Category
    Trade and investment
  • New Colombo Plan alumnus Oliver Pang is part of the green technology innovation movement. And it is through the myriad of startups founded by passionate individuals determined to make a difference, that he believes global transformation can happen.

    Group photo of Oliver Pang with two key figures.
    Category
    People-to-people
  • The first issue of Business Envoy for 2024 features the highly successful ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, held 4-6 March in Melbourne.

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    Category
    Trade and investment
  • The Sixth RCEP Joint Committee (RJC) Meeting was held in Beijing, China on 26-27 March, co-chaired by Indonesia and China.

    Category
    Trade and investment
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