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Australian Consulate Chiang Mai

Hello again – the Chiang Mai consulate blog has not been very active throughout this year. The last Activity Update was back in January 2020 – oops! Thanks to the COVID situation there has been limited public diplomacy activity & our focus has been elsewhere in support of the Embassy response to COVID.

Like elsewhere in the world from February to May of this year, Thailand moved into managing the pandemic and enabling public health restrictions. The following months, of June to more recently, saw life transform and the economy struggle with no tourists and many people and businesses out of work. Domestic tourism over the past couple of months have helped, but things will be in a downturn until the return of International tourism – but who knows when that will be?

Consular work continued over this year, although there wasn’t the same level of activity involving tourists. The…

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