News


Australia Myanmar Institute (AMI) and International Women Development Agency (IWDA) like to invite all of you to join the informal evening dinner with Myanmar Members of Parliament on 9th August at the Multicultural Hub.    It is the best opportunity to exchange your knowledge and explore their experience as six newly elected women MPs in Myanmar.   Date […]

Invitation to meet new women leaders of Myanmar


UPDATE ON EDUCATION REFORM IN MYANMAR Date Monday 31st July 2017 Time 5:30 pm for 6pm start (refreshments 7-7:30pm) Venue Q 219, Kwong Lee Dow Building, University of Melbourne; 234 Queensberry St, Parkville. Directions Walk from either Swanston St trams (Stop 4) or from Elizabeth St trams, QV Market Stop […]

July monthly seminar


Irrawaddy Literary Festival 2017 FRIDAY 3rd – SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER, MANDALAY, MYANMAR Register CELEBRATING THE POWER OF STORY MINGALABAR and WELCOME to the second Irrawaddy Literary Festival newsletter, with a further update on our plans for this year’s event in November, another feast of engrossing literary and cultural activities for visitors from Myanmar and beyond. […]

Irrawaddy Literary Festival 2017



UNSW’s Football United Program signed an agreement in June with the Myanmar Red Cross Society to expand their activities to every university community in Myanmar which wishes to engage.  AMI sees this is as a very positive step for Myanmar, with great benefits for inclusion and youth and community capacity […]

Social Inclusion and Youth


  AMI President Christopher Lamb and Board member Dr Susie Costello were honoured to be invited to speak at the celebration of the birthday organised by the Burmese community in Melbourne on 17 June.  The function was attended by many people from Myanmar’s different ethnicities in the Melbourne area and […]

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday in Melbourne


The Australia-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce (A-MCC) partnered together with Austrade Yangon to organise a high level delegation of senior government officials from Myanmar led by the Minister of Natural Resources & Environmental Conservation (MONREC) and Myanmar and Australian industry delegates to study the mining sector in Australia including State regulations […]

Myanmar mining delegation debrief: 21-27 May 2017



The Melbourne launch of the new issue of Centre of Gravity, published by the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC). Event hosted by La Trobe Asia.  Globalization and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central […]

La Trobe Asia’s event


Monthly Seminar Extractive Industries and Social Responsibility Date: Monday 29th May 2017 Time: 5:30 for 6pm (refreshments 7-7:30pm) Venue: The Spot, Level 1 Theatre, building 110, corner of Pelham Street and Berkeley Street, The University of Melbourne. Directions: From Royal Parade by trams 19 or 59, Haymarket stop or from […]

AMI May Seminar




INTERIM REPORT, MARCH 2017 There is a continuing flow of information from many different sources on the situation in the Rakhine State.  AMI is pleased to post for interested persons the interim report presented to the Myanmar State Counsellor in March by the Advisory Commission chaired by former UN Secretary […]

ADVISORY COMMISSION ON THE RAKHINE STATE