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U.S. Ambassador to Australia Arthur B. Culvahouse Jr. offers message of support as Australia faces bushfires

Statement from Ambassador Arthur B. Culvahouse Jr.  November 14, 2019 On behalf of the American people and government, I would like to extend my sincerest condolences to the families and communities who have lost loved ones, homes and livelihoods in the terrible bushfires in recent days. The fire and rescue services of Queensland and New ...
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Weather Alert: Bushfires on Australia’s East Coast

Location:  Australia: New South Wales, Queensland Event:  Local authorities have declared states of emergency across most of Australia’s east coast, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate in the face of dangerous fire conditions.  Expect high winds, high temperatures, and dry conditions, which will raise the risk of wildfires.  Total fire bans are in effect ...
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U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Islands: UN General Assembly Update

U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Islands: UN General Assembly Update U.S. Department of State – Office of the Spokesperson  FACT SHEET – October 3, 2019 On September 27, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced $65 million in new assistance at a meeting with Pacific Island leaders in New York on the margins of the UN ...
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World Peace Game inspires young Aussies to solve global challenges

Award-winning American school teacher John Hunter has brought his innovative World Peace Game program to Australia for the first time ever this month, inspiring Australian school students and teachers to take on the complex global problems of today. Mr Hunter has worked with over 80 Australian primary school students and teachers from more than 20 schools across the ...
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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Morrison of Australia at State Dinner

Rose Garden September 20, 2019 – 8:39 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Prime Minister Morrison, Mrs. Morrison: Melania and I are immensely honored to host you and the entire Australian delegation for a State Dinner in the historic Rose Garden.  I want to thank America’s magnificent First Lady for this truly exquisite evening.  Thank you very ...
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