1. The Second ASEAN-Australia Biennial Summit was held via video conference on 14 November 2020. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and was attended by Heads of State/Government and High Representatives of ASEAN Member States and the Honourable Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia. The Secretary-General of ASEAN was also in attendance.

2. We were pleased to note the steady progress achieved in the relations between ASEAN and Australia over the past 46 years, including the full implementation of the ASEAN-Australia Plan of Action to Implement the ASEAN-Australia Strategic Partnership (2015-2019), the 15 initiatives from the 2018 ASEAN-Australia Special Summit, and the cooperation initiatives announced at the ASEAN-Australia Informal Breakfast Summit in 2018. We looked forward to further strengthening cooperation under the ASEAN-Australia Plan of Action to Implement the ASEANAustralia Strategic Partnership (2020-2024).


Related: Joint Statement of the Second ASEAN-Australia Biennial Summit: A Strong Partnership for Recovery