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Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Mike Goldman on the Passing of Senator Kimberley Kitching

MIKE GOLDMAN CHARGÉ D’AFFAIRES U.S. EMBASSY CANBERRA The U.S. Embassy is in mourning following the sudden loss of Senator Kimberley Kitching. Since 2019 Senator Kitching served as Co-Chair of the U.S.-Australia Parliamentary Friendship Group. Together with counterparts from across the aisle, Senator Kitching was an effective and enthusiastic supporter of the U.S.-Australia relationship. Senator Kitching ...
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Weather Alert – Southeast Queensland and Northern New South Wales Heavy Rain and Flooding

Location: New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland (QLD) Event: Recent excessive rainfall in the northern New South Wales and southeastern Queensland regions continues to cause flash flooding, flood warnings, and evacuations of flood-affected areas. The Bureau of Meteorology and NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) advise residents in Northern NSW of local intense rainfall leading ...
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U.S. helps recover 500-year old statue stolen from India

Media Release – February 22, 2022 Today in Canberra, Australia, Chargé d’Affaires Michael Goldman returned a 500-year old stolen Indian statue to Indian High Commissioner Manpreet Vohra.  U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Indian law enforcement agents worked together to recover the statue, which had been looted from a temple in Southern India, sold to Christie’s ...
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#USwithAUS: Ushering in the Year of the Tiger (Zoom Webinar)

Join the U.S. Embassy Canberra and the Australian National University’s Centre for Asian-Australian Leadership for a virtual celebration of Lunar New Year! This discussion will focus on Asian-Australian and Asian American Lunar New Year traditions, heritage, leadership, and cultural identity. Join  Wesa Chau , CEO of of Cultural Intelligence, and  Lynne Guey,  founder of the award-winning podcast ‘Rock the ...
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