Welcome from Ambassador H.E. Mr Richard Court AC
1st March 2017
Australian Ambassador H.E. Mr Richard Court AC recently arrived in Japan. Listen to Ambassador Court talk about his personal connections to Japan and his hopes for even strong Australia-Japan ties.
Latest News and Events
Joint press conference, Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministers' Meeting (2+2), Tokyo
Transcript - The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence
20 April 2017
Joint statement - Seventh Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations
Joint media release - The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence
20 April 2017
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Defence – Joint media release – Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministers' Meeting
Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne will visit Japan on 19 and 20 April to advance Australia’s relationship with our closest strategic partner in Asia and one of our most important economic partners.
18 April 2017
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment - Marking 60 years of Australia's trade and investment partnership with Japan
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Steven Ciobo MP is leading a business delegation to Japan to support the creation of new export opportunities for Australian businesses, which will help generate more Australian jobs.
17 April 2017
New Australian Ambassador presents credentials to the His Majesty the Emperor
11 April 2017
Australia’s new Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Mr Richard Court AC, presented credentials to His Majesty the Emperor on the morning of 11 April.
Two Australian artists chosen for Australia House Residency Program 2017
4 April 2017
The artists chosen for the 2017 program are designer, Liam Mugavin, and performance artist and dancer, Jia-Wei Zhu.