Bilateral Visits Bilateral Visits

Australia to India

Governor - Generals

March 2018 Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret'd)
November 1984 Governor General Sir Ninan Stephen - Mrs. Gandhi's funeral
June 1981 Governor General Mr. Zelman Cowen - Private visit
February 1975 Governor General Sir John Kerr - Official visit

Prime Ministers/Deputy Prime Ministers

April 2017 Mr. Malcolm Turnbull MP, The Prime Minister
September 2014 Mr. Tony Abbott, Prime Minister
November 2009 Mr. Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister
March 2006 Mr. John Howard
July 2000 Mr. John Howard
February 1999 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade Mr. Tim Fischer
February 1989 Mr. Bob Hawke
Oct-Nov. 1996 Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer
November 1983 Mr. Bob Hawke - CHOGM Meeting
August 1981 Malcolm Fraser - Transit visit
January 1979 Mr. Malcolm Fraser - Chief Guest Republic Day
December 1950 Mr. R.G. Menzies

Foreign Minister

July 2017 Ms. Julie Bishop, Foreign Minister
April 2015 Ms. Julie Bishop, Foreign Minister
November 2014 Ms. Julie Bishop, Foreign Minister
November 2011 Mr. Kevin Rudd, Foreign Minister
March 2010 Mr. Stephen Smith, Foreign Minister
October 2009 Mr. Stephen Smith, Foreign Minister
September 2008 Mr. Stephen Smith
June 2005 Mr. Alexander Downer
April 2002 Mr. Alexander Downer
March 2000 Mr. Alexander Downer
July 1997 Mr. Alexander Downer
Oct.-Nov.1996 Mr. Alexander Downer
May 1995 Mr. Gareth Evans
August 1990 Mr. Gareth Evans
June 1989 Mr. Gareth Evans

India to Australia


November 2018 Shri Ram Nath Kovind

Vice Presidents

April 1994 Shri K.R. Narayanan
October 2011 Shri M.Hamid Ansari

Prime Ministers/Deputy Prime Ministers

November 2014 Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister
February 1990 Shri Devi Lal, Deputy Prime Minister/Agricultural Minister
October 1986 Shri Rajiv Gandhi
October 1981 Smt. Indira Gandhi
February1978 Shri Morarji Desai
May 1968 Smt. Indira Gandhi


October 2011 Shri. S.M.Krishna
January 2011 Shri. S.M.Krishna
August 2010 Smt. Preneet Kaur, MOS
August 2009 Shri S.M. Krishna
August 2008 Shri E. Ahamed, MOS
June 2008 Shri Pranab Mukherjee
December 2007 Shri E. Ahamed, MOS
October 2007 Shri E. Ahamed, MOS
August 2003 Shri Yashwant Sinha
Mar 2002 Shri Jaswant Singh
June 2001 Shri Jaswant Singh
June 1995 Shri Salman Khurshid. MOS

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