India-Australia Current Affairs - 2020

Highlights of September 26 meeting of the Quad Grouping

Senior officials from the Foreign Ministries of the Quad group of countries met virtually on September 26, 2020. This meeting was held during the United Nations high level week. This was a part of their periodic consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. Key Facts In the virtual meet, ongoing and proposed practical cooperation in the areas Read More…

India-Australia two-day Naval Exercise in the Indian Ocean- Key Facts and Significance

Indian Navy and the Australia navy will be conducting a two-days mega naval exercise in the Indian Ocean commencing from September 23, 2020. This will include various anti-aircraft drills, complex naval maneuvers, and helicopter operations.  India-Australia Naval Exercise The exercise involve advanced surface and anti-air exercises. It also include seamanship exercises, weapon firings, cross-deck flying Read More…

Australia, Japan and India meet on Supply Chain Resilience

On September 1, 2020, Australia, India and Japan held a ministerial video conference. The meeting reaffirmed free, inclusive, transparent, non-discriminatory and stable trade to keep their markets open. Highlights India was represented by the Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal. India’s views on the initiative India believes that Australia, India and Japan are the crucial players Read More…

India-Australia sign landmark Defence Agreements

On June 4, 2020, Indian PM Modi and the Australian PM Scott Morrison held India’s first virtual bilateral summit. The leaders signed several agreements during their meet and also discussed about the COVID-19 measures being implemented in their respective countries. Highlights India and Australia signed the following agreements namely Framework Arrangement on Cyber Enabled critical Read More…

India to hold first ever virtual bilateral summit with Australia

On June 4, 2020, PM Modi will hold a virtual bilateral summit with the Australian PM Scott Morrison. This is the first ever virtual bilateral summit to be held by India. Highlights The leaders are to discuss a broad framework on the relation of India and Australia. The leaders will also sign several agreements. The Read More…