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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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The U.S. and Australia: Working together on Wildland Fire Management…

Our Chargé d’Affaires James Carouso and Emergency Management Australia Director General Mark Crosweller signed the renewal of the Wildland Fire Management Agreement this week. The Agreement builds on 15 years of close collaboration between our firefighters, and allows for the exchange of personnel and the sharing of technology and research to improve our mutual wildland ...
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Calling all journalists! Applications now open for the 2017 Jefferson Fellowship…

The East-West Center is delighted to announce the 2017 Jefferson Fellowships for journalists. The 2017 program will provide journalists an opportunity to explore the policies and approach of the new US Presidential Administration from the perspective of three key countries in Asia Pacific.   Program Theme: Trade, Security and Strategic Relationships in Asia Pacific and the Future ...
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