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Chargé d’Affaires Carouso Speech: Young Australians in International Affairs Gala National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

(As prepared for delivery – September 13, 2018) Thank you, Lauren, and I’d also like to acknowledge Mercedes Page, CEO of Young Australians in International Affairs.  Thank you for the invitation to speak. I could start tonight by going into what an honor and a privilege it is to engage with such a distinguished group ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 4, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne by phone on August 30 and congratulated her on her recent appointment. The two reaffirmed the close alignment of the United States and Australia and pledged to ...
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Our Alliance in Action: How the U.S.-Australia partnership is creating innovative new careers for young Australians

August, 2018 THERE is a cutting-edge, multi-billion dollar industry in Australia where Americans and Aussies work side-by-side every day. It’s where US companies founded an ecosystem that is creating new opportunities for local businesses and young Australians. It is the U.S.-Australia Alliance In Action. This month, we’re shining our #AllianceInAction spotlight on large U.S.-based aerospace ...
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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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