On the third Tuesday in September (Prince's Day), the Minister of Finance presents the National Budget and the Budget Memorandum to the House of Representatives.
The Human Rights Tulip is an annual award for individuals or organisations that promote human rights worldwide in innovative ways. Between 9 and 16 September 2015 you can vote for one of the 30 nominees for the Human Rights Tulip 2015.
From 1 October 2015 it will only be possible to apply for a Dutch passport at the Consulate-General in Sydney. From that date on, it will not be possible to do so anymore in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Perth. It could therefore be relevant for you to apply now for a new passport.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands has a longstanding commitment to the UN. We strongly believe in our partnership for peace, justice and development with the UN and its Member States. We work with our partners towards a better common future. By seeking election to the UN Security Council for the 2017-2018 period, we aim to make an even bigger contribution to building a more secure, just and prosperous world.
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the first Dutch contact with Western Australia. During this special year, many commemorations, celebrations and community activities will take place across Australia.
Holland Hub Australia is a platform for Dutch companies to jointly showcase Dutch economic power in Australia.
The Embassy in Canberra and the Consulate General in Sydney will be closed to the public on Monday 8 June, to observe the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands announced its candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2017-2018 period.
To celebrate Kings Day 2015, the Consul-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Sydney Willem Cosijn and his wife Heleen Cosijn heartily invite you to the Kings Day reception on Thursday 30 April at 6:00 pm at the Sydney Masonic Centre.
Dutch citizens in Australia are kindly reminded that from 1 October 2015 it will only be possible to apply for a Dutch passport at the Consulate-General in Sydney.