The U.S., Australia and Japan Announce Trilateral Partnership on Infrastructure Investment in the Indo-Pacific

July 30, 2018 WASHINGTON – Today at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, leaders from the U.S.’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), and the Australian government announced a trilateral partnership to invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific region that build infrastructure, address key development challenges, ...
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Joint Statement: Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations 2018

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and Minister for Defence Marise Payne on July 23-24 for the annual Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution in Palo Alto, California. Holding the meeting in the San Francisco Bay Area, on the ...
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Fact Sheet: 2018 Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations

July 24, 2018 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne met at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California July 23-24, 2018. The Secretaries and Ministers noted a number of initiatives through which the people of the United ...
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CyberTaipan competition launch for Australian youth

Monday June 25, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Canberra is proud to host the launch of CyberTaipan – the Australian Youth Cyber Defence Competition. CyberTaipan, modelled on the U.S. Air Force Association’s  CyberPatriot  program, is delivered locally by  Northrop Grumman Australia  in partnership with  AustCyber  (the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network).  AustCyber estimates there will be a national shortfall of ...
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International Graphics Processing Unit Hackathon officially launched in Perth

For immediate release – Monday, 16 April 2018 The U.S. Department of Energy’ s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), NVIDIA Corporation and Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Centre inaugurated the first Australian Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) hackathon in Perth. During the launch, Pawsey representatives, participants and mentors were joined by U.S. Consul General, Perth, Rachel Cooke and other representatives from the U.S. Consulate. The ...
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Joint Statement by United States President Donald J. Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary February 23, 2018 The American-Australian alliance is rock solid and based on a common purpose: to promote peace and prosperity.  Our friendship is underpinned by a deep alignment of interests and our societies’ shared commitment to the values of freedom, democracy, and the rule of law.  We ...
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The White House: Trump-Turnbull meeting strengthens the alliance

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary February 23, 2018 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S MEETING WITH AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER MALCOLM TURNBULL STRENGTHENS THE UNITED STATES-AUSTRALIA ALLIANCE AND CLOSE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP “For a century now, the people of the United States and Australia have inspired the world with their determination, bravery, and generosity. I know ...
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President Trump to welcome Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the White House in February

February 2, 2018 President Donald J. Trump will welcome Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia to the White House on February 23, 2018.  President Trump looks forward to further enhancing our partnership and alliance, and demonstrating our shared commitment to the democratic values that underpin peace and prosperity around the world.  The President and Prime ...
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East West Center and U.S. Department of State Convene Young Pacific Leaders in Hawai’i

Media Release – January 16, 2018 The East-West Center and United States Department of State will conduct a three-day regional conference for young leaders from Pacific islands nations from January 16 to 18, 2018. The delegates are a diverse group of young professionals from Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, Tuvalu, ...
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U.S.-Australia hold Counterproliferation Dialogue in Canberra

August 3, 2017 The United States and Australia held their sixth annual Counterproliferation Dialogue in Canberra on August 2-3. The annual meeting is one of several exchanges held by the United States and Australia each year to strengthen bilateral cooperation to address the threat posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their means ...
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Aussie investors to join with global business leaders and U.S. officials at SelectUSA!

22 key investors from a variety of industries across Australia will travel to Washington, D.C. to take part in the SelectUSA Investment Summit from June 18-20, 2017. The Summit is the highest profile event to connect global companies and U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to facilitate business investment in the United States. “We are entering a new period ...
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New Fulbright Scholarships Mark a Century of U.S.- Australia “Mateship”

MEDIA ALERT June 6, 2017   New Fulbright Scholarships Mark a Century of U.S.- Australia “Mateship” Today, U.S. Rex W. Secretary of State Tillerson and Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop announced the creation of four new Fulbright Scholarships to further enhance the long standing Fulbright relationship. The exchanges will advance scholarship in the priority ...
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AUSMIN 2017 Fact Sheet on the U.S. – Australia Relationship

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 5, 2017 AUSMIN 2017 Fact Sheet on the U.S. – Australia Relationship President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull affirmed the enduring bonds, deep friendship, and close alliance between the United States and Australia during their May 4, 2017 meeting. Together, ...
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Joint Statement AUSMIN 2017

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE June 5, 2017 On 5 June, Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, and Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne, hosted U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Sydney for the annual Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) ...
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Official United States’ Department of State message on Australia Day 2017

Press Statement Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. Acting Secretary of State Washington, DC January 26, 2017 On behalf of President Trump and the American people, it is my honor to congratulate the people of Australia as you celebrate this Australia Day, 229 years after the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Harbor. It has been over ...
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Secretary of State John Kerry On the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Secretary of State John Kerry On the Trans-Pacific Partnership September 28, 2016 Wilson Center Washington, D.C. REMARKS    SECRETARY KERRY:  Jane, thank you for a wonderful introduction.  I hugely appreciate your support, your counsel.  And obviously, we are living in complicated times.  I want to thank you for many, many years of remarkable service to ...
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An Update from the President On Our Mission in Afghanistan

Today, President Obama provided an update on our mission in Afghanistan, announcing that the U.S. will maintain approximately 8,400 troops there through the end of his Administration. The President said that this decision, based on a recommendation from U.S. General Nicholson, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Dunford, will allow the U.S. ...
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Nine Australians to attend President Obama’s 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Silicon Valley

Media Release – June 20, 2016   The U.S. Embassy in Canberra is “chuffed” to announce that nine Australians will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 22-24, 2016 in Palo Alto, California. They will be joining more than 700 entrepreneurs from around the world along with investors, speakers, and leaders ...
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Arrival of the 5th rotation of US Marines in Darwin

This is and Australian Government Department of Defense media release. 13 April 2016 | Media Release The next rotation of US Marines will begin arriving in Darwin from today to commence their fifth rotation through Northern Australia as part of the US rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region. This year’s rotation will include around 1,250 US Marines, a ...
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