Australia and Bhutan have long enjoyed warm and friendly relations, predating the establishment of formal diplomatic relations in 2002. The Australian High Commissioner to India (based in New Delhi) is accredited to Bhutan. The Honorary Consul for Bhutan in Australia is based in Sydney.
According to the 2016 Census, 5,953 people reported their birthplace as Bhutan. Many are Bhutanese refugees, having arrived in Australia since 2008 under the Humanitarian Resettlement Program.
Have you ever wanted to pull on your national jumper and represent your country?
Playing Footy 9s gives you an opportunity to do just that! It’s a fun and exciting new sport, with both full contact (tackling) and non-contact (no tackling) options to choose from.
If you are of Bhutanese descent and keen to represent Bhutan, please contact us.