The Victoria India Doctoral Scholarship (VIDS) Program aims to increase Victoria’s knowledge capital and enhance relations between India and Victoria by attracting excellent Indian students and supporting them to complete doctoral studies in Victoria.
The world mourns former South African President and anti-apartheid campaigner Nelson Mandela, whose peaceful campaigns were inspired by India's Mahatma.
2013 has been a feverishly busy year for the Australia India Institute, and for Australia-India relations. With a new government, Australia will be starting over in efforts to keep relations with our Indian Ocean neighbours invigorated.
Julie Bishop, Australia’s incumbent Foreign Minister has visited India, telling an audience in Mumbai of the value Australia places on its relationship with India. In what was Ms Bishop’s first visit to India as Foreign Minister, she named India as “an essential part of [Australia’s] foreign policy priorities.”