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The India-Australia bilateral relationship has undergone evolution in recent years , . FICCI, to promote bilateral relations, trade and investment. Australia–India relations are the foreign relations between the Commonwealth of Australia and India first established a Trade Office in Sydney, Australia in It is currently .. Promoting and protecting investments in Peaceful use of. They will also require an approach to the investment relationship with Government will accord the bilateral trade relationship with India the.
On one occasion, the Australian bus was stoned. However, with the financial rise of the Board of Control for Cricket in IndiaAustralia, the country with the most successful playing record in the world, has sought more regular fixtures.
Test series have occurred every two years for the last decade, and one-day series even more frequently. Scholarships are also given to talented young Indian cricketers to train at the Australian Cricket Academy. In Januaryrelations became strained after the second test in Sydney. The match, which ended in a last-minute Australian victory, was marred by a series of umpiring controversies, and belligerent conduct between some of the players. At the end of the match, Harbhajan Singh was charged with racially abusing Andrew Symondswho had been subjected to monkey chants by Indian crowds on a tour a few months earlier.
Harbhajan was initially found guilty and given a ban,  and the Board of Control for Cricket in India threatened to cancel the tour.
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Harbhajan's ban was later repealed upon appeal and the tour continued. Both teams were heavily criticised for their conduct. During Australia's tour in India there were a number of controversies instigated on both sides, culminating in Virat Kohli saying his friendship with Australia coming to an end.
Likewise, Sachin Tendulkar is highly regarded among Australian cricket lovers. Hockey[ edit ] India v Australia Dhyan Chand had just hit a goal India and Australia also have strong ties to field hockey which came to both countries with the British military.
In India from the midth century, British army regiments played the game which was subsequently picked up by their India regimental counterparts.
The country's first hockey club was formed in Calcutta in — Teams from both countries have been among the top in the world for many years and have therefore frequently encountered each other on the hockey field. India dominated world hockey between andwith the men's team winning six consecutive Olympic gold medals. The women's team won world titles inand Australia has found success mainly since the late s, with the men's and women's teams winning gold medals at Olympic GamesWorld CupChampion's Trophy and Commonwealth Games meets.
Senior visits also occur on a regular basis. In September the then Australian Minister of Defence visited India, resulting in agreement to deepen our defence cooperation ties, including through establishing a Joint Working Group on Defence Research and Materiel Cooperation.
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Annual staff talks between our Army, Navy and Air Forces are resulting in open dialogue and we are seeing regular unit-level visits between all three services. Australia and India build robust people-to-people links between our defence forces through regular personnel and training exchanges, such as short specialist courses and longer-term positions.Australia has a plan to make India part of its 'Inner Circle'
Every year, Australia sends two officers to attend Indian military educational institutions: Australia and India are committed to working together to enhance maritime cooperation and in established a bilateral naval exercise AUSINDEXthe second iteration of which was held off the coast of Australia in June We are also looking forward to expanding cooperation between land forces and planning is underway for a bilateral Army-to-Army exercise to take place in While Australia does not have a bilateral development cooperation program with India, we provide support through our global and regional aid investments and technical assistance activities.
The South Asia Regional program focuses on two inter-related objectives: Increased water, food and energy security in South Asia to facilitate economic growth and improve the livelihoods of the poor and vulnerable particularly women and girls 2: It was established in to assist and encourage Australia's agricultural scientists to use their skills for the benefit of developing countries but also to work to resolve Australia's own agricultural problems.
Australia has an exceptionally strong capacity in agricultural research and development, and is also unique amongst developed countries in possessing large agricultural areas in the tropics and subtropics. Our projects are mostly bilateral, although occasionally we do undertake multilateral projects.