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Embassy News and Speeches

2021

April

(22 April 2021) Cutting emissions and creating jobs with international partnerships -- Media release from Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, 1921-2021 -- His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh passed away on 9 April 2021.

March

(30 March 2021) Joint Statement on the WHO-Convened COVID-19 Origins Study -- released by the Governments of the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Slovenia, and the United Kingdom.

(23 March 2021) Joint statement on Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang  -- from Foreign Minister Marise Payne and New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Local Government and Associate Minister of Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta.

(March 2021) OECD Secretary-General Selection --Mathias Cormann elected next secretary-general of the OECD.

(13 March 2021) The Spirit of the Quad -- Quad Leaders' Joint Statement.

(13 March 2021) Joint statement on electoral changes in Hong Kong -- from Foreign Minister Marise Payne and New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Local Government and Associate Minister of Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta.

February

(19 February 2021) Quad Foreign Ministers’ Meeting -- Media release from Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

(16 February 2021) Declaration against the use of arbitrary detention in state-to-state relations--Media release from Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

(08 February 2021) Statement on Ms Cheng Lei -- Media release from Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

January

(10 January 2021)  Joint statement on arrests in Hong Kong -- from Foreign Minister Marise Payne, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Francois-Philippe Champagne,  United Kingdom Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab, and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

(06 January 2021 ) Hong Kong statement -- Media release from Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

 

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