Australia is a partner both close and far with Vietnam. Geographically close when in the Indian Ocean and Pacific region together, close on the friendly relationship on the field in recent years; close because the Vietnamese community living and studying in Australia as a link between the two countries. Far from differences in culture and ethnicity, history, economic development level and political regime. Therefore, the relationship between Australia and Vietnam has both the common as the other bilateral relations, and the specifics of a particular relationship. Book Australia-Vietnam Relations (1991-2013) by Dr. Huynh Tam Sang (Researcher at the International Research Center) will help readers discover about this quite special relationship.