Australian Embassy
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Km 4, Thadeua Road, Watnak (P.O. Box 292)

The Australian Embassy, located in the capital of Vientiane, offers a comprehensive range of services to Australian citizens, administers the Australian development assistance program to Laos, provides advice to Australian businesses, manages the formal bilateral relationship between Australia and Laos and provides a visa service for people in Laos planning to travel to Australia. (Link Travel Advice for Laos)

Australia expands support to end violence against women and girls​

Australia’s Ambassador to the Lao PDR today announced an expansion of its partnership with CARE and the Lao Women’s Union to challenge attitudes and raise awareness of the problem of violence against women and girls.

The expansion of the ‘Standing Up, Speaking Out’ – or SUSO – program from Vientiane to Phongsaly and Sekong, will empower men and women, including community leaders, to take action to prevent and respond to violence against women in their communities. (Read more)
















New Australian Program for Women’s Leadership

TThe Minister for Education and Sports, H.E. Mrs Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun, and the Australian Ambassador to Laos, John Williams, today launched a new program of support for women’s leadership in Laos. (Read more)


Ministry of Education and Sports pioneer in installing an extensive unified email system using Microsoft Exchange

The Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) will be the first Ministry in Lao PDR to roll-out a robust and comprehensive email and data exchange platform, using a Microsoft Exchange architecture solution. Microsoft Exchange Server is an email and personal information management ... (Read More in EN / LA)

Celebrating 65 years of Laos-Australia relations

The Australian Embassy last night conferred five ‘65th anniversary awards’ to recognise outstanding contributions to Laos-Australia relations at its National Day reception in Vientiane. The reception, which this year also marked the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Lao PDR, was attended by around 400 guests from the Lao Government, business community, civil society, academia, media and representatives of the diplomatic corps.  (Read more English and Lao)

Australia Marks International Volunteer Day

The Australian Embassy in Vientiane has hosted a reception and film evening to acknowledge the important role of international volunteers in helping alleviate poverty and in strengthening people-to-people links across the globe. (Read more)


Australia provides 20 new scholarships at Luang Prabang

Twenty students from remote and disadvantaged districts in the northern provinces of Laos have been awarded scholarships by Australia to study at Souphanouvong University in Luang Prabang.  These scholarships are part of the Laos Australia National Scholarships (LANS) program. (Read more)


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