ASEAN Australia Special Summit 2018

17 Mar 2018 9:00 am - 18 Mar 2018 5:00 pm

Sydney NSW 2000


On 17-18 March 2018, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, will welcome the Leaders of the Member States of ASEAN and the Secretary-General of ASEAN to the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit. This will be the first time Australia has hosted a Summit with ASEAN Leaders in Australia.

ASEAN-Australia Business Summit 2018
SME Conference, Friday 16 March 2018

Draft Program - Times and sessions subject to change
Further announcements about speakers to come - to name a few:

  • The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP
  • The Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Steven Ciobo MP
  • Joint keynote by Ms Chua Sock Koong, Group CEO of SingTel and Ms Christine Holgate, CEO of Australia Post

Please click here for the SME Conference draft program.

The Special Summit will mark a new era in our partnership. It will build on our deep legacy of economic cooperation, political dialogue, and the natural interweaving of our people to establish a contemporary, outward-looking partnership for the rapidly changing world we live in.

The Special Summit will strengthen our joint contribution to regional security and prosperity, including by addressing shared security challenges and securing greater opportunities for our businesses.

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Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet