The embassy will be closed today from 12:30 pm.

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Now in its third year, the Norwegian Embassy Annual Business Seminar was held 17 November in Perth. The focus of this year’s seminar was innovation, and nearly 90 participants mainly from Australian-based Norwegian companies and organisations attended the event.

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Vi går inn i skogbrannsesongen i Australia. Det rapporterast om ein potensielt meget tørr desember og risikoen for skogbrann kan bli stor. Ambassaden anbefaler at nordmenn held seg oppdatert på situasjonen i området ein oppheld seg i, og følgjer lokale myndigheiters råd.

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Sjømannskirken - Norwegian Church Abroad invites you to attend Christmas services in December.

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Important information regarding the consulate in Wellington, New Zealand and implications for consular services.

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Norway offers a wide range of opportunities for higher education. Besides offering a unique student experience with a wide range of high quality courses and great flexibility, Norway, in the northern corner of the world, gives you a chance to combine your studies with exciting outdoor activities, both winter and summer. More than 25 000 foreign nationals in total are currently enrolled at...

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Earlier this week, Ambassador Kløvstad conducted her first official visit to the state of South Australia. The two-day visit was an excellent opportunity to meet with Government Minister’s, research institutions & universities, as well as state departments to learn more of the key priorities and industries of SA and opportunities for possible future engagement and collaboration.

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Director for NRK Sápmi Mona Solbakk and 4 of her editors visited Sydney this week for the World Indigineous Television Broadcastes Conference 2016. The conference is hosted by SBS' NITV in Sydney from Monday 7 to Friday 11 November 2016

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Representatives of the UN70 initative, including New Zealand and Norway met Secretary-General-Designate Mr. António Guterres and his transition team in New York, 3 November.

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Ambassador Ms Unni Kløvstad travelled to Hobart this week for the unveiling of a bust of the Antarctic explorer Roald Amundsen. Together with the Executive Director of the University of Tasmania’s Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), Dr Richard Coleman, she unveiled the bust of the famous Norwegian explorer on a new plinth outside the IMAS Building, Thursday October 27th.

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The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende has invited trade ministers from 24 WTO-countries to Oslo between 21. – 22. October for an informal ministerial discussion on the future of WTO. International cooperation and multilateral trade deals are important for growth in the international economy, Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende said.

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The Solberg Government put forward its proposed budget for 2017 last Thursday 6 October. ‘The Government’s proposed aid budget for 2017 amounts to 1 % of Norway's GNI and sets out a historic level of funding in many areas. The present Government has doubled support for education, increased humanitarian aid by 50 %, and increased funding for global health by NOK 600 million. We are also continui...

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