Celebrating partnership —
past, present and future.

Connecting future leaders, creators and innovators in Malaysia and Australia.

Australia now is a celebration of diversity, cooperation and cultural exchange in Malaysia.

Recognising the strong ties and deep connections between Malaysia and Australia, Australia now will promote Australia’s creative excellence and innovation and strengthen networks and collaboration.

Our countries enjoy a strong and dynamic relationship founded on common interests and mutual respect. Our partnership is long standing and broad — from cooperation in WWII to our modern day trade and tourism links.

Australia now Malaysia will celebrate diversity, cooperation and cultural exchange between our countries. We are delighted that Malaysia will be our host in 2021!

Join us, as we connect future leaders, creators and innovators in Malaysia and Australia. It’s all about celebrating partnership – past, present and future

We look forward to seeing you there.

Australia now 2021 Malaysia will focus on

Creativity & Culture

Arts, Design, Residency

Australia now will engage Malaysian and Australian communities to explore issues of artistic and cultural significance. It will create new opportunities; residency programs, and promote cooperation and partnership between Australia and Malaysia. Partners from government, the arts and cultural organisations will join us to build these relationships while celebrating our cultural richness and diversity.

People & Potential

Public Dialogue, Speaking Events, Panel Discussions, Education, Sport And Lifestyle

Malaysia and Australia collaborate across all aspects of society, community and government, and in 2021, we celebrate 65 years of Australia’s diplomatic presence in Malaysia. Australia now will accelerate exchange and cooperation across a variety of fields, addressing issues of mutual significance such as regional connectivity and security, embracing diversity, youth empowerment, gender equity, indigenous culture, entrepreneurship and start-ups.

Senses & Insights

Innovation, Agriculture, Food Security Science And Environment, Sustainability

Australia now will demonstrate Australia’s capabilities in innovation, science, research and technology while raising Australia’s profile as an innovative, contemporary and creative nation. Heighten your senses through a smorgasbord of food experiences and culinary showcases, science symposiums, commercial and agriculture forums, entrepreneurship and innovation accelerators.

The Australian Government is committed to working with Australia now partners to promote the best of Australia.

Partners of Australia now will support the Australian Government to deliver a dynamic program that will engage audiences, reach valued stakeholders and develop future networks.

Australia now partners will enjoy:
  • Association with this major festival of Australian ideas and culture
  • Invitation packages to various Australia now program events and networking opportunities
  • Partnership recognition on Australia now marketing collateral
  • Increased exposure to existing and new international stakeholders
  • On-site branding through signage and displays at Australia now events and recognition in media kits, releases and interviews.
We look forward to tailoring packages to your needs or facilitating sponsorship of a particular Australia now event.

To discuss sponsorship options for your company or organisation, please contact:

DFAT Canberra
Nicole Murphy +61 2 6261 1228


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