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Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Annual Report 2010–2011 Photo Gallery

Welcome to the photo gallery for the 2010–2011 report. This section is an add-on to the electronic version of this year's report capturing the photos used in the print report to create this electronic gallery. Each picture and caption is also displayed in its associated section throughout the report where access to the enlarged pictures is also available.

Each of the pictures has an enlarged version, just click on the picture or the "Enlarge image" link below each picture to view the bigger version of the photograph.

Prime Minister Gillard with the British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron, at the G20 Leaders' Summit in Seoul in November 2010.
Photo: Copyright Auspic

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd (centre), the Governor of Uruzgan, Mr Mohammad Omar Shirzad (second from left), and local leaders open a mosque funded by Australia and constructed with the assistance of the Australian Defence Force in Sorkh Murgab, Afghanistan on 3 March 2011.
Photo: Department of Defence

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, at the reception on 18 November 2010 commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Department of External Affairs and the 110th anniversary of the Department of Trade and Customs.
Photo: Andrew Taylor

The Secretary, Mr Dennis Richardson AO
Photo: Michael Jensen

The Secretary and Deputy Secretaries of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (as at 30 June 2011).
L-R (seated) The Secretary, Mr Dennis Richardson AO,
Deputy Secretary, Mr Paul Grigson
L-R (standing) Deputy Secretaries Ms Gillian Bird, Dr Heather Smith,
Mr Bruce Gosper
Photo: Michael Jensen

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd (right), with East Timorese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Zacarias da Costa (centre), and Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Marty Natalegawa (left), in New York on 23 September 2010.
Photo: Trevor Collens.

 

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, addresses the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum in Auckland on 8 April 2011.

United States President, Mr Barack Obama, and Prime Minister Gillard speak with students at Wakefield High School, Virginia on 7 March 2011.
Photo: Copyright Auspic

Prime Minister Gillard is escorted by Mayor of Minamisanriku, Mr Jin Sato, in Miyagi prefecture on 23 April 2011.
Photo: Copyright Auspic

Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, with the Director of the China National Development and Reform Commission,
Mr Zhang Ping, in Beijing on 2 November 2010.
Photo: Courtesy of China’s National Development and Reform Commission

The Parliamentary Secretary for Trade, Ms Elliot, meets students at the 2011 China International Education Exhibition Tour in Beijing in March 2011

Prime Minister Gillard with President of the Republic of Korea, Mr Lee Myung-bak, on 25 April 2011.
Photo: Copyright Auspic

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, with Indonesian Minister for Trade, Dr Mari Pangestu, in Jakarta on 20 April 2011.

Philippine Trade and Industry Secretary, Mr Gregory Domingo, Philippine Foreign Secretary, Mr Albert Del Rosario, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, and the Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, in Canberra on 16 June 2011.
Photo: Andrew Taylor

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, places a wreath during a visit to the Long Tan Cross site in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, Vietnam on 13 April 2011. Also pictured are Australian Consul-General to Ho Chi Minh City, Mr Graeme Swift, Assistant Defence Attaché, WO Daniel Kindness, and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam, Mr Allaster Cox.
Photo: Peter Stuckings

Ms Gillian Kenny (centre), Second Secretary in Jakarta, with Indonesian alumni of Australian universities.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, with United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, in Washington D.C. on 17 September 2010.

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, and Brazilian Minister of External Relations, Mr Antonio Patriota, in the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on 27 January 2011.

L–R: Chilean Ambassador to Australia, HE Mr Pedro Pablo Diaz, Chilean Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Alfredo Moreno, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, in Chile on 18 December 2010.
Photo: Veronica Caceres

Prime Minister Gillard with Mexican President Mr Felipe Calderón at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Seoul in November 2010.
Photo: Copyright Auspic

John Woods

Australia-United Kingdom Ministerial Consultations (AUKMIN) in Sydney on 18 January 2011.
L-R: UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Mr William Hague, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, the Minister for Defence, Mr Smith, UK Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Liam Fox.
Photo: Auspic

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, holds a press conference with the Member of the European Commission in charge of Trade, Mr Karel De Gucht, during the latter’s visit to Australia in March 2011.
Photo: Copyright European Union, 2011

Australian Ambassador to Moscow, Ms Margaret Twomey (right), and Senior Trade Commissioner, Mr Dan Tebbutt (centre), lead an agriculture mission to the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, in March 2011.

Deciana Speckman

Michael Cheyne

Australian Members of the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Uruzgan, February 2011
L-R (front): Mr Syed Haider, Ms Deahne Turnbull, Ms Richelle Tickle, Ms Amanda Aspden
and Senior Civilian Representative, Mr Bernard Philip
L-R (back): Mr Tony O’Dowd, Mr Peter Macfarlane, Mr John Cavanagh, Mr James O’Brien, Mr Damien Donovan,
Mr Joel McGregor.

Joint Ministerial Commission Press Conference on 12 May 2011 announcing the Australia-India CEO Forum.
L-R: Mr Naveen Jindal, CEO Jindal Group; Mr Anand Sharma, Minister for Commerce and Industry, India; Dr Emerson, Minister for Trade; and Mr Lindsay Fox AC, Chairman, Linfox.

L–R: Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Mr Timothy George, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, and Pakistan military officials after flying over the flood devastated region of Pakistan.
Photo: Department of Defence

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, with Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary-General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), and Mr Ahmed Fahour, Australian Special Envoy to the OIC, at the 38th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Astana, Kazakhstan on 29 June 2011.

Erny Wah

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, with Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Mr Jean Ping at UN Headquarters, New York on 23 September 2010.
Photo: Trevor Collens

Australian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Mr Paul Foley, and Uruzgan Deputy Governor, Mr Khoday Rahim, at the Governor’s compound in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, inspects damage in Christchurch following the earthquake with the then New Zealand Minister for Civil Defence, Mr John Carter, on 25 March 2011.
Photo: Simon Woolf

The Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Mr Marles, is greeted by a traditional ‘sing sing’ or welcome ceremony during his visit to an eye clinic in Papua New Guinea on 28 March 2011.
Photo: AusAID

The Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Mr Marles, is greeted by students at Kukudu village, Kolombangara Island, Solomon Islands on 29 June 2011.

Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Mr Matt Anderson, following the presentation of his letter of introduction to Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, Mr Danny Philip.

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson (fourth from right), chairs a meeting of Trade Ministers on the Doha Round of WTO negotiations in Paris on 26 May 2011.
Photo: Alastair Miller

Andrea Gleason

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson holds talks with Chinese Minister of Commerce, Mr Chen Deming, in Beijing on 2 November 2010.

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson, holds discussions with Indonesian Government representatives on IA-CEPA on 20 April 2011
L-R: Mr Hugh Borrowman, First Assistant Secretary, South-East Asia Division; Mr Greg Moriarty, Australian Ambassador to Indonesia; Dr Emerson, Minister for Trade; Mr Bruce Gosper, Deputy Secretary; Mr Michael Mugliston, Special Negotiator.

Prime Minister Gillard, at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Seoul in November 2010.
Photo: Copyright Auspic

The Minister for Trade, Dr Emerson (front row, seventh from left), with delegates to the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting in Big Sky, Montana on 19 May 2011.
Photo courtesy of the APEC Secretariat

Prime Minister Gillard, and Deputy Prime Minister and Australian Treasurer, Mr Swan, with Australian Heads of Mission to G20 countries in Canberra on 20 March 2011.
Photo: Auspic

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, and the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 19 September 2010.
Photo: Trevor Collens

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd (front, third from left), and the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Mr Chris Bowen (front, fifth from left) with other delegates at the Fourth Bali Regional Ministerial Conference on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime in Bali on 30 March 2011.
Photo: Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP/Getty Images

Deborah Stokes

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, with members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative in Berlin on 30 April 2011.
Photo: Thomas Trutschel/ photothek.net

Ms Karen Lanyon, Director of the NSW State Office, presents at the Australia-Korea 50 years of Friendship event. Photo: Roxby Media

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, Queensland Premier, Ms Anna Bligh, and the Diplomatic Corps at the opening of the Diplomatic Corps visit to Queensland on 6 April 2011.
Photo: Patrick Sherlock

An Australia Day Silver Achievement Medallion was presented to the Shanghai World Expo 2010 Team and the Shanghai Consulate-General for excellence in advancing Australia’s strategic goals, managing Australia’s largest ever single-site promotion overseas, enhancing Australia’s business and trade interests in China and contributing to the overall strength of the relationship. Pictured are representatives of the Shanghai World Expo 2010 Team (L-R): Mr David Glass, Executive Director Ms Lyndall Sachs, Ms Penny Perez, Ms Alexandra Warnock.
Photo: Andrew Taylor

Deputy High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, Ms Alison Duncan, with school children at Kaza Community High School in Kolombangara, Solomon Islands. The Australian High Commission donated materials to build a new boys dormitory for the school under the Direct Aid Program (DAP). The high school was built by the community itself on land donated by a local family.

Former Secretaries and the current Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
L-R: Professor Michael L’Estrange AO, Mr Peter Henderson AC, Emeritus Professor Stuart Harris AO, Mr Dennis Richardson AO, Mr Phillip Flood AO, Mr Richard Woolcott AC.
Photo: Andrew Taylor

Nick McCaffrey

Australian embassy officials in Cairo organise the evacuation of Australians from Egypt during the civil unrest in 2011.

The Frankfurt Consular Assistance Team provided consular support to Australians who were evacuated from Cairo to Frankfurt in February 2011.
Back (L-R): Mark Rose, Ernie Edwards, Geert de Schaepmeester, David Higgins, Christine Duncan, Nicola Watkinson, Ruth Murdoch, Günter Schlothauer, Damien Miller, Jacqui Ashworth
Front (L-R): Scott Howlett, Tania Gerlach, Cathy Carter, Birgit Kühn, Sally Aplin (not pictured Richard Palk and Paul Morgan).

Jenny Hill

Indigenous students from the Kununurra Follow the Dream/Partnership for Success program in the Kimberley region of Western Australia display their brand new passports prior to heading to Vietnam. The students built a vegetable garden and taught English at a school in Tra Vinh. (L-R): Lawrence Evans, Akram Greddon, Program Coordinator Garry Dagg, Denelle Davies and Renee Winton.
Photo: The West Australian

Rob Getreu

As part of the pre-posting Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) course, staff complete a close personal protection drill which simulates evacuation from danger.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, unveils the plaque marking the opening of the Australian Embassy in Amman on 12 December 2010

ICT officer Mr Alain Thionnet tests the remote SATIN Low communications at Anzac Cove, Turkey as part of the department's Gallipoli commemorations.-

The Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, at an Australia–Vietnam Gala Concert in Ho Chi Minh City on 12 May 2011.

Deputy Secretary and Indigenous Champion, Mr Paul Grigson (far right) with Indigenous graduates (L-R) Mr Nick Williams, Ms Emily Hill, and Ms Lara Hope

As a member of the Consular Contingency Planning Assistance Team, Natalie Thean (left) liaises with a member of the Republic of Korea National Emergency Management Authority.

Nick Williams

Freddie Una outleaps the then Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands Special Coordinator, Mr Graeme Wilson, during his final training session with Solomon Islands' AFL team, the Solomon Sharks. Photo: Copyright Charles Kadamana, Solomon Star

Policy Adviser, Mr Joel McGregor (left), and Development Adviser, Mr James O'Brien (right), in their accommodation at the Multi-National Base in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.

'Team Australia' at the African Mining Indaba 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa in February 2011. The team included High Commissioners, Ambassadors and staff from posts in sub-Saharan Africa; other Australia-based departmental staff and Austrade representatives. Photo: Copyright Anthea Davison/ Neko-lime

Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Kevin Rudd, MP

Minister for Trade, The Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Trade, The Hon. Justine Elliot, MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, The Hon. Richard Marles, MP

Australian scientist and cervical cancer vaccine pioneer Professor Ian Frazer (second from right) observes a mobile clinic offering free cervical cancer screening to local residents in Muntinlupa City, Philippines. The visit was part of the Australian Embassy and Department of Health and Ageing's observance of the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in May 2011. Shown in photo are Professor Frazer with wife Caroline (centre), Australian Embassy Second Secretary Will Robinson (left) and Cervical Cancer Prevention Network Program Director Dr Cecilia Llave (far right).

Deputy Secretary, Ms Gillian Bird (fourth from left) at the 17th ASEAN Regional Forum in Vietnam on 23 July 2010

Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Greg Moriarty (third from left), with Australia Day Achievement Medallion recipients (L-R): Pak Sudirman, Pak Abdul Amsar, Pak Gatot Purnomo, Pak Yosuwa Ramos, Pak Sudjarwo, Pak Iswanto (Pak Christian absent). The awards were in recognition of the outstanding contributions each had made to the Department and their exceptional dedication and professionalism to the success of the operation of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta. The recipients were part of the security guarding team on 9 September 2004 when the Australian Embassy was attacked by terrorists.

Ambassador of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, HE Mr Hadi Brouri (front, third from left), after presenting his Letter of Credence to the Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC (front, centre) on 17 February 2011. Also pictured are Deputy Secretary, Dr Heather Smith (front, second from left), and the Chief of Protocol, Ms Anne Plunkett (front, far right).
Photo: Andrew Taylor

L-R: Mr J T (Jack) Smith ISO, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, Mr F B (Barry) Hall at an event celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Department of External Affairs and 110th anniversary of the Department of Trade and Customs. Mr Smith joined the Department of Commerce, the forerunner of the Department of Trade, in 1937. Mr Hall joined the first intake of Department of External Affairs cadets in 1943.
Photo: Andrew Tayl
or

Aboriginal dancers perform in front of St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Museum on 15 October 2010. The performance took place after the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Rudd, opened an exhibition of Aboriginal art in the Vatican Museum ahead of the canonisation of Australia's first saint, Mary MacKillop.
Photo: Maria Grazia Picciarella