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22 March, 2018
Well good afternoon. Prime Minister Lee, thank you so much for the great partnership you’ve shown with us as Chairman of ASEAN in making this Special Summit – a first for Australia and ASEAN – a resounding success
Media Release
18 March, 2018
Australia and the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will work together to shape a more secure and prosperous region.
Opening Remarks at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit Plenary Session
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18 March, 2018
ASEAN-Australia Special Summit Meeting, Sydney
Factsheet
18 March, 2018
Australia and ASEAN are committed to working together to shape a secure and prosperous region through greater cooperation on increasingly complex regional challenges including cyber, maritime cooperation and people trafficking.
Articles
18 March, 2018
Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders have agreed to intensify their shared work to shape a mor
Media Release
18 March, 2018
Today at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, Australia announced the ASEAN-Australia Smart Cities initiative to foster collaboration on smart city development and promote regional economic integration.
Transcript
18 March, 2018
The Leaders’ Meeting here today at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, really historic moment in our deepening and strengthening relations with our neighbors.
Articles
18 March, 2018
At the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon.
Factsheet
18 March, 2018
The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018 initiatives continue Australia’s long history of economic partnership with ASEAN, adding fresh impetus to regional economic integration through fostering economic policy-making expertise, investing in infrastructure and promoting smart cities.
Transcript
17 March, 2018
Thank you very much. Your Majesty, Excellencies, thank you all for your participation in our Special Summit and I want to thank all the representatives of the security agencies from around the region that are present with us here today. You keep us safe.
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17 March, 2018
Your Majesty, Excellencies, students and alumni, welcome to Sydney and the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. It is very fitting that the first event of our Leaders’ Summit is to celebrate Australia’s long-standing cooperation with ASEAN on education.
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17 March, 2018
Thank you very much Laura. We meet here today on the lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation and on behalf of us all I pay my respects and respects from all of us here to their elders past and present. To my very good friend, President of Indonesia, His Excellency Joko Widodo, ASEAN Secretary-General His Excellency Dato Lim Jock Hoi, honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen. So many of my Ministers are here today and I know that some great meetings have been going on in the course of this Summit.  
Media Release
17 March, 2018
Today at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018, the Australian Government announced three new initiatives that will strengthen regional economic integration and infrastructure cooperation between ASEAN countries and Australia, and drive sustainable, open and inclusive regional economic growth.
Articles
17 March, 2018
At the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, Australia and ASEAN have made an historic agreement to enhance regional security, with the joint signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation to Counter International Terrorism.
Factsheet
17 March, 2018
Australia is working closely with ASEAN countries on practical ways to make our region more secure.
Media Release
17 March, 2018
Australia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will strengthen our cooperation to fight terrorism in our region and keep our people safe.
Transcript
17 March, 2018
President Widodo, it’s wonderful to be here with you, with our Foreign Ministers in Julie Bishop and Retno Marsudi.
Factsheet
17 March, 2018
Australia has a long tradition of supporting the exchange of people, culture and ideas in our region through education. The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018 continues this cooperation through several new initiatives.
Articles
17 March, 2018
Today at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, the Australian Government announced four new initiatives that strengthen Australia’s engagement with ASEAN through our exchange of people, cultures and ideas.
Articles
17 March, 2018
The Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull and Indonesian President Joko Widodo met young leaders of diverse faith from Australia and Indonesia on Saturday, as part of the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. 
Articles
16 March, 2018
On Friday, 16 March at the ASEAN-Australia Business Summit, the Sunrise Industries report was launched by Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister the Hon. Steven Ciobo MP, the Jobs and Innovation Minister, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, and the CEO of CSIRO, Dr Larry Marshall.
Transcript
16 March, 2018
Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you for joining us here in Sydney today, I want to say how delighted Lucy and I were to return the very generous hospitality you and Ho Ching showed us in Singapore. It was great to have you in our home last night.
Speech
16 March, 2018
Welcome everyone to today’s SME Conference and to the ASEAN–Australia Business Summit — the first of its kind in Australia and a new era in our engagement with Southeast Asia.  
Articles
16 March, 2018
The ASEAN-Australia Special Summit is an opportunity to share and celebrate the cultures of Australia and Southeast Asia.  It will advance Australia’s engagement with ASEAN through sharing our history, cultures and ideas.
Speech
16 March, 2018
This is my first official event as part of the ASEAN–Australia Special Summit and as Ridwaan said it’s the first meeting that we’ve held - the first ASEAN-Australia Summit - that we’ve held in Australia.
Articles
16 March, 2018
On Friday at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, the Australian Government announced the ASEAN-Australia Digital Trade Standards joint initiative. 
Articles
16 March, 2018
The Prime Minister Turnbull attended his first event at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit.
Speech
15 March, 2018
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP
Transcript
15 March, 2018
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP
Transcript
14 March, 2018
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP
Articles
14 March, 2018
On 17-18 March 2018, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, will welcome the Leaders of ASEAN member countries to Sydney for the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit.  This will be the first time Australia has hosted such a Summit.
Media Release
14 March, 2018
On 17-18 March, I will host ASEAN leaders in Australia for the first time at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney.
Media Release
12 March, 2018
Today marks the beginning of ASEAN-Australia Week – the week leading into the ASEAN‑Australia Special Summit on 17-18 March 2018.
Articles
8 March, 2018
On 7 March 2018, Asialink Business launched a suite of ASEAN Country Starter Packs at a business forum in Brisbane featuring remarks by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Steven Ciobo MP.
Articles
13 December, 2017
On 12 December 2017, the ASEAN Now report website was launched to Australian and ASEAN businesses.
ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) and Australian Human Rights Commission delegates
Articles
6 December, 2017
From 4 – 7 December 2017, the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) is visiting Australia to meet with the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), Australian human rights bodies and Australian Government representatives.
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Articles
21 November, 2017
In the lead up to the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018, AUSTRAC will host the ASEAN-Australia Codeathon: the first time such an event will be hosted in Australia. The ASEAN-Australia Codeathon will focus on countering terrorist financing and enhancing cyber security and will be held in Sydney on 14 and 15 March 2018.
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Articles
10 November, 2017
The ASEAN Now report is now available for download, ahead of the launch of a specially designed website later this year.
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1 October, 2017
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade:
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Other sources
1 October, 2017
Austrade: ASEAN
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Other sources
1 October, 2017
Australian Mission to ASEAN: asean.mission.gov.au
Media Release
9 September, 2017
Boosting Australia-ASEAN business links in the Philippines
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Media Release
8 September, 2017
ASEAN-related Ministerial Meetings
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Media Release
23 August, 2017
Visit to South East Asia
Articles
8 August, 2017
On 8 August 2017, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), hosted a reception at Government House, Canberra, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN.
Articles
8 August, 2017
Launched by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs the Hon. Julie Bishop MP in August 2017, the logo is an Indigenous design depicting a meeting circle – a symbol of unity representing a safe place for discussions that benefit the whole.
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Articles
8 August, 2017
Sydney is a wonderful tourism and events destination. It is a beautiful city with iconic attractions such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, fabulous beaches and delicious food.
50th Anniversary of ASEAN
Speech
3 August, 2017
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP
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Media Release
2 August, 2017
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP
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Media Release
23 February, 2017
ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018
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Media Release
16 February, 2017
Visit to the Republic of Korea