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Julie Bishop awarded inaugural U.S. Mission Award for Leadership Excellence, in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt

October 24, 2018 – Canberra  Today the U.S. Mission Australia celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Embassy in Canberra and Eleanor Roosevelt’s historic trip to Australia and the Pacific by establishing the U.S. Mission Award for Leadership Excellence – awarded to former Australian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Julie Bishop.  The award honors Eleanor ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Carouso Speech: The U.S. Mission Award for Leadership Excellence in honor of Eleanor Roosevelt – Canberra

As prepared for delivery – October 24, 2018 Ladies and gentlemen, it’s an honor to present this inaugural award for Leadership Excellence in honor of the 75th Anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt’s dedication of the very ground on which we stand this evening. We are in a time of change.  A tipping point where the voices ...
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Diversity Visa (“Green Card”) Lottery 2020

Media Release – October 2nd, 2018 The United States Department of State has announced the Diversity Visa Lottery for 2020 (DV2020).  This program is sometimes referred to as the “Green Card Lottery.”  Each year this program makes 50,000 permanent resident visas available through a lottery to persons from countries with low rates of immigration to ...
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