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News and updates on the
New Colombo Plan in Thailand

1 Dec 2016

Thailand to welcome more Australian New Colombo Plan scholars in 2017

The Australian Government will provide prestigious New Colombo Plan scholarships to two talented Australian university students …

3 Nov 2016

Meet NCP Scholar Sara Khamkoed

Sara Khamkoed is an Australian artist and writer and NCP scholar who will spend one year studying and working in Thailand.

30 May 2016

H.E. Mr Chirachai Punkrasin, Thai Ambassador to Australia

The NCP program provides opportunities to create genuine mutual understanding and life-long friendships.

8 May 2015

Launch of the New Colombo Plan in Thailand

Read Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's speech for the launch of the NCP in Thailand.

10 Mar 2016

Asher Taccori, NCP intern: "It's a perfect gateway"

Asher Taccori, who is studying a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Wollongong University, was the first NCP intern in Thail…

10 Mar 2016

Meet David Coleman, the first New Colombo Plan student in Thailand

My experiences studying under the New Colombo Plan Scholarship Scheme have been overwhelmingly exciting and rewarding.