First Australian Ambassador to Mexico

Correspondence from the Australian Embassy in Washington to the Australian Department of External Affairs exploring the possibility of upgrading diplomatic representation with Mexico to the Embassy level, 1965.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Cablegram from the Australian Department of External Affairs containing an excerpt of the statement made by the Hon Sir Paul Hasluck, then Minister of External Affairs, before the House of Representatives regarding the exchange of Embassies between Australia and Mexico, 1966 (page 1 of 2).

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Cablegram from the Australian Department of External Affairs containing an excerpt of the statement made by the Hon Sir Paul Hasluck, then Minister of External Affairs, and the response of the then Deputy Leader of the Opposition, before the House of Representatives regarding the exchange of Embassies between Mexico and Australia, 1966 (page 2 of 2).

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Letter to the Hon Lord Richard Casey, then Governor General of Australia, from the then Chief of Protocol of the Australian Department of External Affairs, requesting the Queen’s approval for the nomination of Mr Dudley McCarthy as the first Australian Ambassador to Mexico, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Telegram addressed to the Hon Lord Richard Casey, then Governor General of Australia, conveying the Queen’s approval for the appointment of Mr Dudley McCarthy as the first Australian Ambassador to Mexico, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


Cablegram from Australian Department of External Affairs announcing the appointment of HE Mr Dudley McCarthy as the first Australian Ambassador to Mexico, 1966.

Credit: From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.


HE Mr Dudley McCarthy, Australia’s first Ambassador to Mexico (right), places a wreath in the chapel dedicated to the memory of Father Hidalgo, Chihuahua, Mexico, 1968.

Credit: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


HE Mr Dudley McCarthy, Australia’s first Ambassador to Mexico (third from right), standing beneath the mural of the execution of Father Hidalgo, Chihuahua, Mexico, 1968.

Credit: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


HE Mr Dudley McCarthy, Australia’s first Ambassador to Mexico (right), presents the book 'The Australians' to the then Mayor of Chihuahua, Mexico, 1968.

Credit: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Last Updated: 8 September 2016