Australian Consulate-General
Chennai, India

Australian Alumni Association

The Australian Alumni Association (AAA) aims to bring together Australian alumni in India across different domains. The Main Objectives of the AAA are to:

  • Bring together Indo- Australian Alumni under a common platform and act as a bridge between India and Australia.
  • Support Alumni and Indian students of Australian Educational and Training Institutions.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders (Government, Industry, Media) to provide personal and professional development and networking opportunities to members
  • Foster strong professional bonds and friendship, and actively engage Alumni via activities of the trust. 
  • Enhance awareness about Australia as a lifestyle and education destination and highlight the professional, business and educational opportunities in Australia.
  • Promote Brand Australia in India and support students going to Australia with networks, information and guidance. 
  • Facilitate and conduct activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and outreach programs.

If you are an Australian Alumni resident in India and would like to join the Australian Alumni Association chapters in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi or Mumbai, please email [email protected].

Australian Alumni Excellence Awards

The Australian Alumni Association brings together a large number of alumni who have had the opportunity to study at an Australian educational institution and have been successful in their careers in India. Many Alumni of Australian Universities have done exceedingly well and this iconic Australian Alumni in India are brand ambassadors for what Australian education can offer to the rest of the world.

The Australian Alumni Association, in an attempt to recognize the success of these Alumni have introduced the Annual Australian Alumni Excellence Awards to honour Australian Alumni who stand out as a beacon to the young people of both Countries - Australia and India.

The first Australian Alumni Excellence Awards ceremony was held in Chennai on 6th June 2015. 

Help Us Celebrate the Achievements of Australian Alumni in India

The Australian Consulate-General in Chennai is pleased to support the Australian Alumni Association India’s Excellence Awards which recognise the outstanding achievements by Australian alumni of Indian origin. The AAA is calling for nominations of meritorious Australian alumni in the following fields:

Entrepreneurship & Industry Excellence
Education & Public Service
Science & Technology
Food, Travel, Leisure
Young Achiever Award
Community Service (Citizen of the Year)

Nominations are open to Australian Alumni currently based in India (must spend at least 50% of their time in India) and have worked in India for the past 12 months leading up to the awards. You can nominate yourself, colleagues, friends or family members. 

Application forms are available to download from the AAA’s website at: