Sister Cities

2022/11/10
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In Australia, there are 107 sister (friendship) cities with Japan. In New South Wales and the Northern Territory, the area that this office has jurisdiction over, there are 41 sister (friendship) cities. 
 
A wide range of exchanges are flourishing between sister (friendship) cities, including student and resident exchanges and activities through sport. 
 
【Information】
The Consul-General of Japan in Sydney's Newsletter : Sister City Relationships-Fostering the Future (December 13, 2019) 
Consul-General of Japan in Sydney’s Newsletter :Growing sister city and school exchanges between Japan and Australia(May 21, 2021 )
Sister City Exchange between Japan and Australia (Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office)
 
You can find details of each sister (friendship) city below. 
 

New South Wales

State
New South Wales Government

Councils
A.    Armidale,
B.    Bathurst, BaysideBlue Mountains,
C.    Camden, Campbelltown, Canterbury-BankstownCentral CoastCoffs Harbour,
D.    Dubbo,
F.     Federation,
G.    Goulburn Mulwaree,
H.    Hawkesbury,
L.     Lake Macquarie, LismoreLiverpool,
N.    NewcastleNorthern Beaches,
O.    Orange,
P.     PenrithPort Macquarie-HastingsPort Stephens
Q.    Queanbeyan-Palerang
S.     SingletonSnowy Monaro,   SutherlandSydney,
T.     Tamworth, Temora,
W.    WilloughbyWollongong
 

Northern Territory

Councils
D.   Darwin
P.    Palmerston
 
 
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Sister Cities

New South Wales Government - Tokyo

The sister state relationship between the New South Wales Government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government was established on 9 May 1984. NSW and Tokyo cooperate in a wide range of areas including education, research, tourism, and economic development.
 
 
Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya pays a courtesy call on Premier Berejiklian, Jan 2020
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister state relationship at the links below.
 
Sister State relationship Information (New South Wales Government) (p.5)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese)(Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
New South Wales Government homepage(New South Wales Government)
Tokyo Metropolitan Government homepage (Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
New South Wales Tourism Information(Destination NSW)
Tokyo Tourism Information(GO TOKYO  The Official Tokyo Travel Guide)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Consul-General of Japan in Sydney’s Newsletter No. 67 NSW Premier Dom Perrottet’s visit to Japan(August 2022)
The Premier of NSW, The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian, MP, attends the First Reception in Celebration of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito's Birthday (February 2020)
Courtesy call on the Premier of NSW, The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian, MP (January 2020)
 
Other Information
 
Governor meets with Premier of New South Wales (August 2017)(Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
 

Armidale Regional Council, New South Wales (former Armidale Dumaresq Shire Council) - Kanuma, Tochigi

The friendship city relationship between Armidale Regional Council and Kanuma was established on 19 April 2001.
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Kanuma City)
General information about the city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Armidale Regional Council homepage (Armidale Regional Council)
Kanuma City homepage (Japanese) (Kanuma City)
Kanuma tourism information (Japanese)(Kanuma City Tourism Association)
Armidale tourism information (Armidale Visitor Information Centre)
Kanuma International Friendship Association information (Japanese)(Kanuma City)
  
 

Bathurst Regional Council, New South Wales - Okuma, Fukushima

The sister city relationship between Bathurst and Okuma was established on 25 March 1991. There have been many official visits and student exchanges between the two cities. In March 1998, a Japanese garden, called “Ohkuma Garden”, in Bathurst was completed.
 
 
Photo: Deputy Consul-General visits Bathurst, March 2021
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Bathurst Regional Council) 
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Okuma Town)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Bathurst Regional Council homepage (Bathurst Regional Council)
Okuma Town homepage (Japanese) (Okuma Town)
Bathurst tourism information (Bathurst Tourism)
Okuma Town tourism information (Japanese)(Okuma Town)
Ohkuma Garden (Bathurst Regional Council)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Deputy Consul-General visits Bathurst (March 2021)
Visit to Bathurst by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (November 2016)
Ms Fudeko Reekie, who worked as a Japanese language teacher for 35 years in Bathurst, receives The Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays (2013)
  
 

Bayside Council, New South Wales (former Rockdale City Council) - Yamatsuri, Fukushima

The sister city relationship between Bayside and Yamatsuri was established on 15 May 2000. There have been ongoing cultural and school exchanges between the two cities.
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Bayside Council) 
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Bayside Council homepage (Bayside Council)
Town of Yamatsuri homepage (Japanese) (Town of Yamatsuri)
Yamatsuri tourism information (Japanese)(Town of Yamatsuri)
 
 
 

Blue Mountains City Council, New South Wales - Sanda, Hyogo

The sister city relationship between Sanda and Blue Mountains was established on 30 August 1988. There have been mutual youth exchanges and resident delegation visits.
 
 
Photos: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Blue Mountains City, May 2021
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Blue Mountains City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Sanda City)
Sister city relationship information(Japanese)(Sanda International Association)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Blue Mountains City Council homepage (Blue Mountains City Council)
Sanda City homepage (Japanese) (Sanda City)
Sanda tourism information(Japanese)(Sanda Tourist Association)
Sanda tourism information (Hyogo Prefectural Hanshin North Area Tourism Promotion Council)
Blue Mountains tourism information (Blue Mountains City Council)
Sanda International Association homepage (Sanda International Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit to Blue Mountains by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko (May 2021)
Visit to Blue Mountains by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (June 2018)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Supporting Sanda City (February 2017) (CLAIR Sydney)
Supporting the Sanda City Society of Commerce and Industry (November 2014) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Camden Council, New South Wales - Kashiwa, Chiba

The friendship city relationship between Camden and Kashiwa was established on 11 April 1997.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Takewaka visits Camden, 2019
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the friendship city relationship at the links below.
 
Friendship city relationship information (Japanese)(Kashiwa City)
General information about the friendship city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Camden Council homepage (Camden Council)
Kashiwa City homepage (Kashiwa City)
Kashiwa City tourism information (Kashiwa City)
Camden tourism information (Camden Council)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Messages for Japanese Investors from the Western Parkland Councils received by the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney (Oct 2019)
Visit to Camden by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (June 2019)
  
 

Campbelltown City Council, New South Wales - Koshigaya, Saitama

The sister city relationship between Campbelltown and Koshigaya was established on 11 April 1984. To commemorate the beginning of the relationship, Koshigaya Park (Campbelltown) and Campbelltown Park (Koshigaya) were both constructed in 1984. In 1989, Koshigaya City donated a teahouse, which is now part of the Japanese Gardens in the Campbelltown Arts Centre. In return, Campbelltown City donated a number of native birds to Koshigaya when the Campbelltown Forest of Wildbirds was officially opened in 1995. The Campbelltown-Koshigaya Sister City relationship celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2014.
 
      
Photo: Consul-General Tokuda's visit to Campbelltown in November 2022
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Campbelltown City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Koshigaya City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
Campbelltown-Koshigaya Sister Cities Association homepage  (Campbelltown-Koshigaya Sister Cities Association)
 
Links
 
Campbelltown City Council homepage (Campbelltown City Council)
Koshigaya City homepage (Koshigaya City)
Koshigaya City tourism information(Japanese)(Koshigaya City)
Saitama Prefecture tourism information (Saitama Prefecture)
Campbelltown tourism information (Destination NSW)
Campbelltown Forrest of Birds (Koshigaya City)
Koshigaya Park (Campbelltown City Council)
Japanese Garden & Tea House (Campbelltown City Council)
Koshigaya International Association homepage (Japanese)(Koshigaya International Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Consul-General Tokuda attended the "Kazoku Festival" in Campbelltown (November 2022) 
Visit to Campbelltown by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko (April 2021)
Messages for Japanese Investors from the Western Parkland Councils received by the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney (Oct 2019)
Former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka attended the Japanese Festival at Campbelltown Arts Centre (October 2018)
Visit to Campbelltown by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (June 2018)

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Staff exchange program between Koshigaya and Campbelltown (September 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
30th Anniversary of Sister City relationship between Koshigaya and Campbelltown (November 2014) (CLAIR Sydney)
Staff exchange program between Koshigaya and Campbelltown (October 2013) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Canterbury-Bankstown City Council, New South Wales - Suita, Osaka

The sister city relationship between Canterbury-Bankstown and Suita was established on 9 March 1989. Numerous youth and sport exchanges have taken place. 
 
 
Photos: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Canterbury-Bankstown, April 2021 
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Canterbury-Bankstown City Council)
Friendship city relationship information (Japanese) (Suita City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Canterbury-Bankstown City Council homepage (Canterbury-Bankstown City Council)
Suita City homepage (Japanese) (Suita City)
Suita tourism information (Japanese) (Tourism Web Suita City, Suita Nigiwai Tourism Association)
Suita International Friendship Association homepage (Suita International Friendship Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit to Canterbury-Bankstown by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko (April 2021)
Visit to Canterbury-Bankstown by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (December 2018)
Sydney Soran Odoritai perform at Canterbury-Bankstown’s Haldon Street Festival (October 2017)
 
 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Bankstown Bites focused Japanese cuisine – 25th Anniversary of Sister City relationship between Bankstown and Suita (August 2014) (CLAIR Sydney)
Sister City Activities between Bankstown and Suita (2013) (CLAIR Sydney)
Suita city and Bankstown grass-roots sister city activities (June 2013) (CLAIR Sydney)
  
 

Central Coast Council, New South Wales (former Gosford Council) - Edogawa, Tokyo

The sister city relationship between Central Coast and Edogawa was established on 19 April 1988. In 2018, they celebrated the 30th anniversary of the relationship by re-signing the sister city agreement. During the last thirty years the sister city agreement has seen the establishment of the Edogawa Commemorative Gardens adjacent to the Gosford Regional Gallery, Mayoral and dignitary visits, staff exchange and a youth exchange program.
 
 
Left Photo: Edogawa Commemorative Garden, Central Coast
Right Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Central Coast, 2020
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Central Coast Council)
Sister city relationship information : Central Coast Council (Japanese) (Edogawa City)
Edogawa city student exchange program (Japanese)(Edogawa City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Central Coast Council homepage (Central Coast Council)
Edogawa City homepage (Japanese) (Edogawa City)
Edogawa tourism information (Japanese)(Edogawa City)
Central Coast tourism information (Visit Central Coast)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko to Central Coast (November 2020)
The Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney held a calligraphy workshop at Gosford High School (July 2018)
Visit to Central Coast by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (November 2017)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Edogawa-Central Coast sister city relationship : Resigning event (May 2017)(Japanese)(CLAIR Sydney)
Edogawa Rotarians visit Gosford (June 2014) (CLAIR Sydney)
Gosford City Council celebrated the 25th anniversary of its sister city relationship with Edogawa (August 2013) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Coffs Harbour City Council, New South Wales - Sasebo, Nagasaki

The sister city relationship between Coffs Harbour and Sasebo was established on 6 June 1988. However, the two cities have been conducting student exchanges since 1953. In 1983, the Japan-Australia Society of Sasebo was established, while the Australia-Japan Society of Coffs Harbour Inc was set up in 1990. There have been numerous reciprocal official visits and in 2018 the two cities marked the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship.
 
 
Photos: Former Consul-General Takewaka participates in the 30th Anniversary of the Sister City relationship, 2018
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Coffs Harbour City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Sasebo City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Coffs Harbour City homepage (Coffs Harbour City Council)
Sasebo City homepage (Sasebo City)
Sasebo tourism information (Sasebo Tourist Information Center)
Coffs Harbour tourism information (Coffs Coast)
Japanese Friendship Garden (North Coast Regional Botanic Garden)
Australia-Japan Society of Coffs Harbour hompage (Australia-Japan Society of Coffs Harbour)
Japan-Australia Society of Sasebo homepage (Japan-Australia Society of Sasebo)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka visits Coffs Harbour for the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship (August 2018)
Visit to Coffs Harbour by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (October 2017)
Consul-General’s Commendation to the Australia-Japan Society of Coffs Harbour (August 2015)
 
 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
The 30-year anniversary of the Coffs Harbour-Sasebo City relationship (August 2018) (CLAIR Sydney)
Children's Day Festival in Coffs Harbour (May 2014) (CLAIR Sydney)
Reaffirmation of the Sister City relationship between Coffs Harbour and Sasebo at their 25th anniversary ceremony (August 2013) (CLAIR Sydney)
  
 

Dubbo Regional Council, New South Wales (former Wellington Council) - Toyama City, Toyama

The sister city relationship between Dubbo Regional Council and Toyama City was established on 21 August 1992. Wellington’s sister city Toyama is the city created from the merger of two towns - Osawano and Toyama. In 1999, the Wellington Osawano Japanese Gardens were constructed, with funding for the project donated as a gift from Osawano Town Council. In May 2018, a delegation from Dubbo visited Toyama to re-confirm the relationship with Toyama post amalgamation of Wellington and Dubbo Councils.
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Dubbo Regional Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Toyama City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Dubbo Regional Council homepage (Dubbo Regional Council)
Mayoral visit to Toyama  (May 2018) (Dubbo Regional Council)
Wellington Osawano Japanese Gardens (Destination NSW)
Toyama City homepage (Toyama City)
Toyama tourism information (Toyama City Tourism Association)
Dubbo Region tourism information (Dubbo Regional Council)
Toyama City International Exchange Center (Toyama City)
Toyama Cosmopolitan Association homepage (Toyama Cosmopolitan Association)
 

Dubbo Regional Council, New South Wales - Minokamo, Gifu

The sister city relationship between Dubbo and Minokamo was established on 2 June 1989. Dubbo and Minokamo have a reciprocal student exchange program. In 2002, Minokamo gifted Dubbo the ‘Shoyoen’ Japanese Garden in the Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden.
 
  
Left Photos: 30th Anniversary of the Sister City Relationship, 2019
Right Photo: The Japanese garden ‘Shoyoen’, Dubbo
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Dubbo Regional Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Minokamo City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Dubbo Regional Council homepage (Dubbo Regional Council)
Minokamo City homepage (Minokamo City)
Minokamo tourism information (Japanese)(Minokamo Tourism Association)
Dubbo Region tourism information (Dubbo Regional Council)
Shoyoen Japanese Garden (Dubbo Regional Botanic Garden)
Dubbo and Minokamo mark 30 years as sister cities with special visit to Minokamo (June 2019) (Dubbo Regional Council)
Mayoral visit to Minokamo (May 2018) (Dubbo Regional Council)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko to Dubbo Regional Council (November 2019)
Visit to Dubbo Regional Council by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (February 2017)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Minokamo-Dubbo Sister City 30th Anniversary Celebration (November 2019) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Federation Council, New South Wales (former Corowa Council) - Miki, Hyogo

Miki and Federation Council(former Corowa Council) singed a friendship agreement in on 11 April 1997 and  a sister city agreement in October 2005. Both cities have a reciprocal student exchange program.
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Federation Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Miki City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Federation Council homepage (Federation Council)
Miki City homepage (Japanese) (Miki City)
Miki City tourism information (Kita-Harima Regional Tourism Association)
Corowa Region tourism information (Visit the Murray)
  
 

Goulburn Mulwaree Council, New South Wales - Shibetsu, Hokkaido

The sister relationship between Goulburn Mulwaree and Shibetsu was established on 3 July 1999. There have been many official visits and student exchanges between the two cities. A Japanese garden, named “Shibetsu Garden”, is being built in Victoria Park to mark the 20th anniversary of the sister city relationship.
 
 
 
Photo: Mayor of Shibetsu visits Goulburn Mulwaree, 2019
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Goulburn Mulwaree Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Shibetsu City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Goulburn Mulwaree Council homepage (Goulburn Mulwaree Council)
Shibetsu City homepage (Japanese) (Shibetsu City)
Goulburn tourism information (Goulburn Mulwaree Council)
Shibetsu Tourism  (Japanese)(Shibetsu Tourism Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
20th anniversary attended by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko (November 2019)
Visit to Goulburn Mulwaree by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (February 2018)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Supporting sister city related activities – Shibetsu city(Japanese)(November 2019)(CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Hawkesbury City Council, New South Wales - Kyotamba, Kyoto

The sister city relationship between Hawkesbury and Kyotamba was established on 7 June 1988. Kyotamba and Hawkesbury hold student exchange programs every year.
 
 
Photo: Former Consul-General Takewaka visits Hawkesbury City, 2018
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Hawkesbury City Council)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Hawkesbury City Council homepage (Hawkesbury City Council)
Kyotamba Town homepage (Japanese)(Kyotamba Town)
Kyotamba Town tourism information (Japanese)(Kyotamba Tourism Association)
Kyotamba tourism information (Visit Northern Kansai)
Hawkesbury tourism information (Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre)
Hawkesbury Sister City Association homepage (Hawkesbury Sister City Association) 
Kyotamba International Exchange Association homepage (Kyotamba International Exchange Association)
 
Consulate Activities
Messages for Japanese Investors from the Western Parkland Councils received by the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney (Oct 2019)
Visit to Hawkesbury by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (August 2018)
 
 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
The 30-year anniversary celebration of Kyotamba and Hawkesbury sister city relationship (August 2018) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Lake Macquarie City Council, New South Wales - Hakodate, Hokkaido

The sister city relationship between Lake Macquarie and Hakodate was established on 31 July 1992. Since then, there have been active sporting and cultural exchanges. From 1990 to 2005, Lake Macquarie City Council sent and received a number of sporting contingents to Hakodate.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Takewaka visits Lake Macquarie, 2019
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship Information (Lake Macquarie City Council) 
Sister city relationship information (Japanese)(City of Hakodate)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Lake Macquarie City homepage(Lake Macquarie City Council)
City of Hakodate homepage (English) (City of Hakodate)
Hakodate tourism information (Hakodate Official Travel Guide-Travel Hakodate)
Lake Macquarie tourism information (Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit to Lake Macquarie by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (April 2019)
20th Anniversary celebrations attended by former Consul-General Masahiro Kohara (November 2012)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
20th Anniversary of the Lake Macquarie – Hakodate Sister City Relationship (November 2012) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Lake Macquarie City Council, New South Wales - Tanagura, Fukushima

Tanagura and Lake Macquarie established the friendship city relationship on 12 May 1994 and the sister city relationship on 8 October 2002. There have been reciprocal youth exchanges between the two cities.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Takewaka visits Lake Macquarie, 2019
 
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Lake Macquarie City Council) 
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Tanagura Town)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Lake Macquarie City homepage (Lake Macquarie City Council)
Tanagura Town homepage (Japanese) (Tanagura Town)
Lake Macquarie tourism information (Lake Macquarie Visitor Information Centre)
Tanagura tourism information (Japanese)(Tanagura Town Tourism Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit to Lake Macquarie by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (April 2019)
  
 

Lismore City Council, New South Wales - Yamato Takada, Nara

The sister city relationship between Yamato Takada and Lismore was established on 7 August 1963, and is the first sister city relationship forged between Australia and Japan. In 1985, Lismore and Yamato Takada commenced an annual Sister City Student Exchange Program that remains active. There have also been many official and unofficial visits since the relationship was established, including a formal delegation to Lismore in 2013 to celebrate the 50th anniversary.
 
Lismore Visit 01  Lismore Visit 02  Lismore Visit 03

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Lismore City, June 2021

 

Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.

 

Links

 

Consulate Activities

 

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office

Penrith City Council, New South Wales - Fujieda, Shizuoka

The sister city relationship between Penrith and Fujieda was established on 3 November 1984. A reciprocal student exchange program between Penrith City and Fujieda City has been running successfully for over 30 years. In October 2019, a ceremony for the 35th anniversary was held in Fujieda.


Photo : Former Consul-General Kiya visits Penrith City Council, 2021

Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Penrith City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese)(Fujieda City)
History of the sister city relationship (Japanese)(Fujieda International Friendship Society)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Penrith City Council homepage (Penrith City Council)
Fujieda City homepage (Fujieda City)
Fujieda tourism information (Japanese)(Fujieda Association for  Local Tourism)
Penrith tourism information (Penrith City Council)
Penrith International Friendship Committee
Penrith's annual student exchange program with Fujieda still going strong (September 2019) (Penrith City Council)
Penrith Selective High School and Hirohata Junior High School (Fujieda) language exchange program (December 2018) (Penrith City Council)
Penrith City delegation visited Fujieda city to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the sister city relationship (Japanese)(Oct 2019)(Fujieda City)
 
Consulate Activities
 
FormerConsul-General Kiya Masahiko visited Penrith City Council (May 2021)
Visit to the Sun Masamune Sake Brewery in Penrith (December 2019)
Messages for Japanese Investors from the Western Parkland Councils received by the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney (Oct 2019)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Penrith and Fujieda Sister City Activities (August 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Penrith City Council, New South Wales - Hakusan, Ishikawa

A Friendship Agreement between Penrith City and Matto City was signed on 10 November, 1989. In 2005 Matto merged with surrounding smaller towns and cities to become Hakusan City. A new Friendship Agreement between Penrith City and the newly formed entity of Hakusan City was signed in October 2005.In October 2019, the 30th anniversary ceremony was held in Hakusan City. Exchanges between three cities have been formed between Penrith City, Hakusan City and Fujieda City, which is also a sister city of Penrith City.
 

Photo : Former Consul-General Kiya visits Penrith City Council, 2021

Please see further information about the history and activities of the city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Penrith City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Hakusan City)
Celebrating 30 years of friendship between Penrith and Hakusan (Hakusan City)
Sister city activities (Japanese) (Hakusan City)
General information about the city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Penrith City Council homepage (Penrith City Council)
Hakusan City homepage (Hakusan City)
Hakusan tourism information (Hakusan City)
Penrith tourism information (Penrith City Council)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko visited Penrith City Council (May 2021)
Visit to the Sun Masamune Sake Brewery in Penrith (December 2019)
Messages for Japanese Investors from the Western Parkland Councils received by the Consulate-General of Japan in Sydney (Oct 2019)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Penrith and Hakusan Sister City Activities (August 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, New South Wales - Handa, Aichi

The sister city relationship between Port Macquarie-Hastings and Handa was established on 14 April 1990. Over the past 30 years, many cultural, civic and educational visits between Port Macquarie-Hastings and Handa City have taken place. Other highlights of the relationship include the establishment of a trade relationship by Cassegrain Winery and Japan Rail, which has resulted in their wine being served on Bullet Train services.
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Port Macquarie-Hastings Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Handa City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council homepage (Port Macquarie-Hastings Council)
Handa City homepage (Handa City)
Handa tourism information (Japanese) (Handa Tourist Association)
Aichi tourism information (Aichi Prefectural Tourism Association)
Port Macquarie tourism information (Port Macquarie Visitor Information Centre)
Handa International Association homepage (Handa International Association)
 
 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Port Macquarie Hastings and Handa commemorate 25th Anniversary (August 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
Other Information
 
Port Macquarie’s Cassegrain Wines sells over a million bottles to Japanese bullet trains (September 2010)(NSW Department of Primary Industries)
 
 

Port Stephens Council, New South Wales - Tateyama, Chiba

The sister city relationship between Port Stephens and Tateyama was established on 2 November 2009. A Friendship City agreement was signed with Tateyama in 1999 and formalised with a Sister City agreement in November 2009. Tours have been hosted to and from Tateyama since 2001, including the Wakashio Marathon Exchange.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya and Deputy Mayor Doohan at the Footgolf Asia Cup awarding ceremony in Port Stephens, Nov 2019
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Port Stephens Council)
Sister city relationship information (Tateyama City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Port Stephens Council homepage (Port Stephens Council)
Tateyama City homepage (Tateyama City)
Tateyama City tourism information (Tateyama City)
Port Stephens tourism information (Port Stephens Tourism)
Tateyama International Exchange Society (Tateyama City)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Former Consul General Kiya Masahiko visited Port Stephens for the Yamaha Footgolf Asia Cup 2019 (November 2019)
Visit to Port Stephens by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (April 2018)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Mayors sign historic wetlands agreement (November 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Port Stephens Council, New South Wales - Yugawara, Kanagawa

The sister city relationship between Port Stephens and Yugawara was established on 13 November 1998, after many years of exchanges and Friendship City relationships. Subsequent tours have been hosted to and from Yugawara from 2001 until now. There have also been reciprocal student exchanges.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya and Deputy Mayor Doohan at the Footgolf Asia Cup awarding ceremony in Port Stephens, Nov 2019
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Port Stephens Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Yugawara Town)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Port Stephens Council homepage (Port Stephens Council)
Yugawara Town homepage (Yugawara Town)
Yugawara tourism information (Yugawara Town)
Port Stephens tourism information (Port Stephens Tourism)
Yugawara International Exchange Association homepage (Yugawara International Exchange Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Former Consul General Kiya Masahiko visited Port Stephens for the Yamaha Footgolf Asia Cup 2019 (November 2019)
Visit to Port Stephens by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (April 2018)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Mayors sign historic wetlands agreement (November 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, New South Wales - Minami Alps, Yamanashi

The sister city relationship between Queanbeyan and Minami Alps (formerly Hattamura) was established on 9 October 1992. Student and community/adult delegations have taken place every year since 1993.
 
 
Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Queanbeyan-Palerang, 2022
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council homepage (Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council)
Minami-Alps City homepage (Japanese) (Minami-Alps City)
Minami-Alps tourism information (Minami-Alps City Sightseeing Association)
Queanbeyan-Palerang tourism information (Visit Queanbeyan-Palerang)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Consul-General of Japan in Sydney’s Newsletter No. 60 Snowy Mountains and Japan(April 2022)
Visit to Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council by former Consul-General Kiya (April 2022)
Visit to Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (October 2018)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Minami-Alps students visit Queanbeyan (July-August 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
Queanbeyan Sister City Bi-Annual Student Exchange to Minami Alps (September 2014) (CLAIR Sydney)
Queanbeyan's Sister City Anniversary Visit to Minami Alps (October 2013) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Singleton Council, New South Wales - Takahata, Yamagata

The friendship city relationship between Singleton and Takahata was established on 2 October 2005. Singleton and Takahata have sister schools, which share reciprocal cultural and study exchanges.
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the city relationship at the links below.
 
High school students’ visit to Singleton (Japanese) (Public Relations of Takahata Town, Oct 2019 edition)
General information about the city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Singleton Council homepage (Singleton Council)
Takahata Town homepage (Japanese) (Takahata Town)
Singleton tourism information (Singleton Council)
Takahata Town tourism information (Japanese)(Takahata Town)
Yamagata prefecture tourism information (Yamagata Tourist Information Center) 
  
 

Snowy Monaro Regional Council, New South Wales (former Snowy River Council) - Kusatsu, Gunma

The sister city relationship between Snowy Monaro and Kusatsu was established on 10 July 1991.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Snowy Monaro, 2022
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Snowy Monaro Regional Council homepage (Snowy Monaro Regional Council)
Kusatsu Town homepage (Japanese) (Kusatsu Town)
Kusatsu Town tourism information (Kusatsu Onsen Tourism Association)
Snowy Monaro tourism information (Tourism Snowy Mountains)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Consul-General of Japan in Sydney’s Newsletter No. 60 Snowy Mountains and Japan(April 2022)
Visit to Snowy Monaro Regional Council by former Consul-General Kiya (April 2022)
Visit to Snowy Monaro Regional Council by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (March 2018)
 
 

Snowy Monaro Regional Council, New South Wales (former Cooma Council) - Yamaga, Kumamoto 

The sister city relationship between Snowy Monaro and Yamaga was established on 5 November 1975. Driven by the Cooma and Yamaga Lions Club and supported by Snowy Monaro Regional Council and the Yamaga City Council, this friendship sees a delegation from each city visit the other every two years.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya visits Snowy Monaro, April 2022
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Snowy Monaro Regional Council Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Yamaga City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Snowy Monaro Regional Council homepage (Snowy Monaro Regional Council)
Yamaga City homepage (Japanese) (Yamaga City)
Yamaga tourism information (Yamaga City)
Snowy Monaro tourism information (Tourism Snowy Mountains)
 
Consulate Activities

 ・Consul-General of Japan in Sydney’s Newsletter No. 60 Snowy Mountains and Japan(April 2022)
・Visit to Snowy Monaro Regional Council by former Consul-General Kiya (April 2022)
Visit to Snowy Monaro Regional Council by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (March 2018)
 
 

Sutherland Shire Council, New South Wales  - Chuo, Tokyo

The sister city relationship between Sutherland and Chuo was established on 9 July 1991. In 1993, Chuo City Garden at Sutherland was completed. Construction was paid for by the Chuo City Government. As part of the sister city relationship, both cities have a short-term cultural student exchange program.


Photo : Former Consul-General Kiya visits Sutherland, April 2021
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Sutherland Shire Council)
Sister city relationship information (Chuo City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Sutherland Shire Council homepage (Sutherland Shire Council)
Chuo City homepage (Japanese) (Chuo City)
Chuo City tourism information (Chuo City)
Sutherland Shire tourism information (Sutherland Shire Council)
Chuo Cultural and International Exchange Association (Chuo City)
 
Consulate Activities

Visit to Sutherland Shire Council by former Consul-General Kiya  (April 2021)

Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
25th Anniversary of Chuo – Surtherland Sister City Relations (April 2016) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

City of Sydney, New South Wales - Nagoya, Aichi

The sister city relationship between Sydney and Nagoya was established on 16 September 1980. The cities have since seconded staff trainees and supported reciprocal visits by school rugby union teams, bands and dance ensembles. There is also sister zoo relationship between Taronga Zoo and Nagoya Higashiyama Zoo.
 
 
 
Left Photo: Nagoya High School student delegation visits Sydney, 2018
Right Photo : The City of Sydney Christmas reception in 2019
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (City of Sydney)
Sister city relationship information (City of Nagoya)
Nagoya’s sister and friendship cities: Sydney  (Nagoya Sister Cities Association)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
City of Sydney Council homepage (City of Sydney)
City of Nagoya homepage (City of Nagoya)
Nagoya tourism information (Nagoya Convention and Visitors Bureau)
Sydney tourism information (Destination NSW)
Nagoya Sister Cities Association homepage (Nagoya Sister Cities Association)
Nagoya Gardens (City of Sydney)
Penrith's annual student exchange program with Fujieda still going strong (September 2019) (Penrith City Council)
Penrith Selective High School and Hirohata Junior High School (Fujieda) language exchange program (December 2018) (Penrith City Council)
 
Consulate Activities
 
High school student delegation from Nagoya city visits Sydney (July 2018)
Opening Ceremony of the 21st Japanese Film Festival (November 2017)
Taronga Centenary Celebration Dinner (November 2016)
35th Anniversary Events of the Nagoya-Sydney Sister City Relationship (November 2015)
 
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Sydney Running festival Expo (Nagoya City Marathon and Sydney Running Festival are sister marathon events) (September 2019) (CLAIR Sydney)
Nagoya students visit Sydney (July-August 2019) (CLAIR Sydney)
Visit to Sydney by official delegation from Nagoya City (July 2019) (CLAIR Sydney)
Nagoya City University booth at UNSW Exchange Expo (April 2019) (CLAIR Sydney)
Friendship through the Nagoya City Marathon and Sydney Running Festival (September 2018) (CLAIR Sydney)
Nagoya students visit Sydney (July-August 2018) (CLAIR Sydney)
Runners representing Nagoya paid a courtesy call to Sydney (September 2017) (CLAIR Sydney)
Taronga Zoo’s Centenary Celebration held by the City of Nagoya and Nagoya City Assembly (November 2016) (CLAIR Sydney)
Nagoya City’s Courtesy Call to Sydney Town Hall (November 2016) (CLAIR Sydney)
Nagoya city support at the 2016 Sydney Running Festival (September 2016) (CLAIR Sydney)
35th Anniversary of the Sydney- Nagoya Sister City Relationship (November 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
Tree Planting at Taronga Zoo in memory of former Higashiyama Zoo director Mr Kashima (May 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Tamworth Regional Council, New South Wales - Sannohe, Aomori

The sister city relationship between Tamworth and Sannohe was established on 5 July 2001, though the cities’ Rotary clubs have had more than 30 years of friendly relations. A visit between Tamworth and Sannohe takes place once every four years, on an alternating basis. Both cities’ exchange is advancing, with local high schools participating in exchange and many other grassroots friendship activities flourishing. 
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Tamworth Regional Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Sannohe Town)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Tamworth Regional Council homepage (Tamworth Regional Council)
Sannohe Town homepage (Japanese) (Sannohe Town)
Sannohe tourism information (Japanese) (Sannohe Town Tourism Association)
Tamworth tourism information (Destination Tamworth)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Supporting sister city activities – Sannohe town(Japanese)(November 2019)(CLAIR Sydney)
Sannohe mayor’s visit to Tamworth (Japanese)(November 2019)(CLAIR Sydney)
Supporting sister city activities – Sannohe town (Japanese)(October 2018)(CLAIR Sydney)
Junior high school students from Sannohe’s visit(Japanese)(November 2017)(CLAIR Sydney)
Sister City Exchange between Sannohe and Tamworth (June 2014)(CLAIR Sydney)
 
Other Information
 
A Japanese delegation led by the Mayor of Sannohe visited Tamworth (November 2019) (The Northern Daily LEADER)
Eleven Rotarians from Sannohe in Aomori prefecture visited Tamworth as part of their Club’s 50th anniversary activities and planted a commemorative tree at Tamworth’s Botanic Garden (June 2014)  (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

Temora Shire Council, New South Wales - Izumizaki, Fukushima

The sister city relationship between Temora and Izumizaki was established on 22 July 1989. 
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Temora Shire Council)
General information about the sister city relationship (CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Temora Shire Council homepage (Temora Shire Council)
Village of Izumizaki homepage (Japanese) (Village of Izumizaki)
Temora tourism information (Temora Visitor Information Centre)
Izumizaki tourism information (Japanese) (Village of Izumizaki)
 
 
 

Willoughby City Council, New South Wales - Suginami, Tokyo

The friendship city relationship between Willoughby and Suginami was established on 11 May 1990. The agreement promotes cultural, community, educational, sporting and economic exchange. There is a successful student exchange program and several staff exchanges have taken place to share knowledge and expertise.On the 25th anniversary of the friendship city relationship, the two cities signed a renewed declaration of friendship.
 
Willoughby 01  Willoughby 02
Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya pays a courtesy call on Cr Gail Giles-Gidney, Mayor of Willoughby City Council, April 2021
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Willoughby City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Suginami City)
Suginami city student exchange program (Japanese)(Suginami City)
General information about the city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Willoughby City Council homepage (Willoughby City Council)
Suginami City homepage (Japanese) (Suginami City)
Suginami tourism information (Suginami City) 
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit to Willoughby by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko (April 2021)
"Matsuri Japan Festival in Willoughby" attended by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka (September 2017)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
Suginami City Board of Education representatives visit to the CLAIR Sydney (Japanese)(August 2019)(CLAIR Sydney)
Supporting a junior high school student exchange program(Japanese)(April 2018)(CLAIR Sydney)
・Suginami City Board of Education(Seibi Education Centre)representatives visit to the CLAIR Sydney(Japanese)(August 2017)(CLAIR Sydney)
  
 

Wollongong City Council, New South Wales - Kawasaki, Kanagawa

The sister city relationship between Wollongong and Kawasaki was established on 18 May 1988. They re-signed the agreement in 1993, 1998 and 2008 to ensure a continued international bond of friendship. There have been a variety of exchanges, including citizen, sports and cultural exchanges, as well as educational exchanges involving the formation of Sister School and University Agreements.
 

Photo: 2018 Kawasaki Junior Cultural Prize Event in Wollongong
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Wollongong City Council)
Sister city relationship information (Kawasaki City)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
Wollongong City Council homepage (Wollongong City Council)
Kawasaki City homepage (Kawasaki City)
Kawasaki tourism information (Kawasaki City Tourist Association)
Wollongong tourism information (Destination Wollongong)
Kawasaki International Center (Kawasaki International Association)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Visit by former Consul-General Kiya Masahiko to Wollongong (November 2020)
Visit to Wollongong by former Consul-General Keizo Takewaka  (August 2018)
 
Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR), Sydney office
 
28th Kawasaki Junior Cultural Prize winners' visit to Wollongong (August 2019) (CLAIR Sydney)
27th Kawasaki Junior Cultural Prize winners' visit to Wollongong (August 2018) (CLAIR Sydney)
Supporting sister city activities -Kawasaki city delegation to study Australia’s multiculturalism (July 2018)(Japanese)(CLAIR Sydney)
30-year anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Wollongong and Kawasaki (July 2018) (CLAIR Sydney)
A CLAIR Sydney staff member was given an internship opportunity at the Wollongong City Council (November 2018)(Japanese)(CLAIR Sydney)
25th Kawasaki Junior Cultural Prize winners' visit to Wollongong (August 2016) (CLAIR Sydney)
24th Kawasaki Junior Cultural Prize winners’ visit to Wollongong (August 2015) (CLAIR Sydney)
 
 

City of Darwin, Northern Territory - Aridagawa, Wakayama

Aridagawa and Darwin signed a friendship agreement on 8 August 2003. Students from Aridagawa visit Darwin every year.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya meets with Lord Mayor Vatskalis, Jan 2022
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the friendship city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Aridagawa Town)
Aritagawa town student exchange program (Japanese)(Aridagawa Town)
General information about the city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
City of Darwin homepage (City of Darwin)
Aridagawa Town homepage (Aridagawa Town)
Aridagawa tourism information (Japanese) (Aridagawa Town)
Darwin tourism information (Tourism Top End)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Former Consul-General Kiya's visit to Darwin (June 2022)
Former Consul-General Kiya's visit to Darwin (February 2022)
Former Consul-General Kiya's visit to Darwin (January 2022)
Consul-General's News Letter No. 35 Darwin and Japan: the Ties of History, Business, and Security (March 2021)
Former Consul-General Kiya's visit to Darwin (February 2021)
Consul-General's Newsletter No. 27 The Northern Territory and Japan: Towards deepening and widening business and exchange(November 2020)
Former Consul-General Kiya's visit to Darwin (October 2020)
Consul-General’s Newsletter No.10, Darwin and Japan (Part 2): From the Bombing of Darwin to the Ichthys LNG Project (March 2020)
・Former Consul-General Kiya’s visit to Darwin (March 2020)
Consul-General’s Newsletter No.3, Darwin and Japan  (November 2019)
・Former Consul-General Kiya’s visit to Darwin (November 2019)
 
 

City of Palmerston, Northern Territory - Aridagawa, Wakayama

The sister city relationship between Aridagawa and Palmerston was established on 18 May 2010. There have been mutual youth exchanges.
 

Photo: Former Consul-General Kiya meets with Mayor Athina Pascoe-Bell, Oct 2020
 
Please see further information about the history and activities of the sister city relationship at the links below.
 
Sister city relationship information (Japanese) (Aridagawa Town)
Aritagawa town student exchange program (Japanese)(Aridagawa Town)
General information about the sister city relationship (Japanese)(CLAIR)
 
Links
 
City of Palmerston homepage (City of Palmerston)
Aridagawa Town homepage (Aridagawa Town)
Aridagawa tourism information (Japanese) (Aridagawa Town)
Palmerston tourism information (Tourism Top End)
 
Consulate Activities
 
Former Consul-General Kiya visits City of Palmerston (October 2020)
Consul-General of Japan in Sydney’s Newsletter: No. 27 The Northern Territory and Japan: Towards deepening and widening business and exchange