Australian Embassy
Embassy address: Bansbari , Kathmandu - Telephone: 437 1678 - Fax: 437 1533

Australia Awards - Intake 2015 recipients with the Chief Guest, Mr Leela Mani Paudyal, Chief Secretary, Government of Nepal; HE Glenn White, Australian Ambassador to Nepal; Dr Damoder P. Pokhrel, President, Association of Nepalese Alumni from Nepal (ANAA); Ms Sarah Bodington, First Secretary – Development Cooperation, Australian Embassy during the Australia Awards - Intake 2015 award ceremony in Kathmandu on 28 November 2014

Senator The Hon Brett Mason, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, making his opening address during the opening ceremony of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu on 26 November 2014. Senator Mason led the SAARC Observer Delegation from Australia.


Senator The Hon Brett Mason, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, inaugurating an exhibition organised by the National Micro-Enterpreneurs’ Federation Nepal in Kathmandu on 27 November 2014.

Press Statements

The Australian Embassy, Kathmandu to welcome New Colombo Plan Scholar in 2015

One of Australia’s most talented undergraduate students has won prestigious New Colombo Plan scholarship to live, study and work in Nepal in 2015.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced the 2015 New Colombo Plan Scholars in a ceremony in Canberra last night.

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Farewell to the Australia Awards Scholarship Recipients

At a ceremony held in Kathmandu on 28 November 2014, the Australian Government awarded 44 Australia Awards Scholarships and two Australia Awards Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships to 46 Nepali candidates to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia commencing in 2015. Australia is one of the largest providers of scholarships in Nepal. More than 484 development-focussed scholarships have been awarded in Nepal since the 1960s.

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Australia Awards Scholarships

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Australian funds to 15 small projects

On 23 September 2014, Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal, HE Glenn White, presented cheques worth NPR 29.4 million to 14 nongovernment organisations in Nepal under the embassy’s Direct Aid Program 2014-15. The Embassy, through its Direct Aid Program, is funding projects in health, education, disability, sports and media development.

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Clean up Nepal Hosts Nationwide Cleanup in Nepal

The nationwide event will be held on Saturday, 20 September 2014 as part of the Clean Up The World global campaign. Interested individuals, groups and organisations can register for the nationwide cleanup at or contact the Clean up Nepal office by phone on +977 1-4226471.

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Research project on sustainable use of groundwater and surface water launched

On 17 September 2014, Nepal’s Minister for Irrigation, Hon. Narayan Prakash Saud and Australia’s Ambassador to Nepal, HE Glenn White, launched a four-year regional project (June 2014-June 2018) on ‘Improving water use for dry season agriculture by marginal and tenant farmers in the Eastern Gangetic Plains’ in Kathmandu.

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Online Registration of Australians Overseas

We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.

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