Australia now 2018 in Japan
Australia now is an exciting eight-month program running from April - November 2018, presented by the Australian Government. It builds on the deep and long-standing connections between Australia and Japan by presenting the best of Australian innovation, lifestyle and creativity, showcasing contemporary Australia to our friends in Japan. Australia and Japan’s close-knit relationship has expanded and deepened enormously over the past 70 years. Australia now is a unique opportunity to celebrate the depth of engagement between Australia and Japan and to build new relationships for the future.
Take a look at highlights of past events and a sneak-peak of the upcoming events at the Australia now website.
9 Nov - 10 Nov 2018
Spirit 2018 / I.B.I.S, Bangarra Dance Theatre
Saitama Arts Theatre, 3-15-1 Uemine, Chuo-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama
Latest News and Events
Visit to Australia by the Prime Minister of Japan
14 November 2018
Celebration of Australia in Japan adds momentum to deepening ties
9 November 2018
Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Defence – Joint media statement – Strengthening Australia’s commitment to the Pacific
8 November 2018
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia – Canavan heads to Japan for resources and energy talks
21 October 2018
Joint statement - Eighth Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations
The eighth Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations took place in Sydney. The Ministers reiterated their determination to work proactively together for the Indo-Pacific region.
10 October 2018
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for Defence – Joint media release - Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministers' Meeting
8 October 2018