The Australian Government is hosting a wide range of events across the country as part of its third Taste of Australia programme - the annual celebration of Australian food, beverages, cuisine, and culture throughout Viet Nam, led by Taste of Australia Ambassador, Australian celebrity chef Luke Nguyen.

A ceremony to repatriate the remains believed to be of three American servicemen who died during the Viet Nam War was held at Da Nang International Airport on 15 April.  Representatives of the Vietnam Office for Seeking Missing Personnel (VNOSMP) and the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) attended the ceremony.  Also attendance was Ms. Mary Tarnowka, the US Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City.

New Australian ambassador says education cooperation will increase
During his first official visit to Da Nang, the new Australian ambassador to Viet Nam, Mr. Hugh Borrowman, expressed his delight at the fine development of the relationship between the city and Australia.