Bilateral Engagement





Date of establishment of bilateral relations: 25 January 1974

Head of State: King Charles III; represented by Governor General General David John Hurley

Head of Government: Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, MP

Foreign Minister: Penny Wong 

Capital: Canberra





High Level Exchanges

  • Outgoing:
    • Former President Mohamed Nasheed made a State Visit to Australia from 3 - 4 June 2010.
    • Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom made a state visit to Australia from 4 - 9 April 1995. 
  • Incoming:
    • Former Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment of Australia The Hon. Dan Tehan, MP made official visits to Maldives from 25 April 2021 and 16 October 2021, respectively.


Economic Cooperation


Recent Updates

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fathulla Jameel Building, Malé, 20077, Republic of Maldives, | Tel Number: 00960 332-3400  |  Emergency Contact: 00960 798-3400