Australia Pavilion – Chiang Mai World Fair 2018

An ‘Australia Pavilion’ will be showcased at this year Chiang Mai World Fair, held jointly with Lanna Expo 2018, a popular annual event which targets Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang and Mae Hong Son provinces and last year attracted over 400,000 visitors to the 10-day event. Read More

Change to Australian Passport Photo Requirements – 1 July 2018

Getting a New Australian Passport –  Passport photos must be taken without glasses. This will further strengthen the integrity of the Australian passport. Research commissioned by DFAT has shown that glasses adversely affect passport facial matching – matching is more accurate without glasses. Other passport photo standards are unchanged, such as looking straight at the… Read More

Australian Honorary Consul Chiang Mai – Activity Blog for March & April 2018

Originally posted on Australian Consulate in Chiang Mai:
Over March and April the Chiang Mai Consulate was active with consular assistance & support, supplying information and undertaking public diplomacy. There were 222 activities involving 122 hours of honorary consul participation. This bi-monthly post covers highlights of my activity, some statistics on the scope and volume…

Australian Honorary Consul Chiang Mai – Activity Blog for January & February 2018

Originally posted on Australian Consulate in Chiang Mai:
Over the months of January and February 2018 the consulate was fairly active with consular assistance & support, supplying information and undertaking public diplomacy. This bi-monthly web-post covers highlights of my activity, some statistics on the scope and volume of service as well as upcoming events and…