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Welcome from Ambassador-Designate Hon. Richard Court AC

1st March 2017


Australian Ambassador-Designate Hon. Richard Court AC recently arrived in Japan. Listen to Ambassador-Designate Court talk about his personal connections to Japan and his hopes for even strong Australia-Japan ties. 



Latest News and Events


Australia-Japan Foundation Board appointments

14 March 2017

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced the appointment of Mr Mark Connors and Mr Chris Saines to the Board of the Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) and the extension of Mr Murray McLean AO as the AJF Chair.

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Minerals Council of Australia Chair visits Tokyo to celebrate International Women’s Day  

Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Chair of the Minerals Council of Australia, is visiting Japan as a keynote speaker at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo’s Women in Resources and Energy forum celebrating International Women’s Day 2017.

7 March 2017

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Minister for Foreign Affairs​ media release - ​Expanding sanctions against North Korea  

Proposing new and expanded autonomous sanctions in response to North Korea’s reckless and dangerous nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

28 February 2017

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Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs​ – Joint media release – North Korean ballistic missile launch 

Australia condemns North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch which is a clear breach of United Nations Security Council Resolutions and a further threat to regional and global peace and stability.

12 February 2017

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Australia-Japan Foundation 2017 Grant Round

The Australia-Japan Foundation’s 2017 Grants Round and 2017 Publication Awards has opened on Monday 6 February and closes at 2.00pm Thursday 6 April 2017 (Australian Eastern Standard Time).

6 February 2017

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