Speech to the United Nations General Assembly
26 September 2012
“The UN articulates humanity's highest ideals; but more, the UN makes practical progress towards realising those ideals in the world”.
Oz Fest in India
25 September 2012
Foreign Minister Bob Carr welcomed the commencement of Oz Fest, a four-month celebration of contemporary Australian culture in 18 Indian cities. Oz Fest will open on 16 October 2012 in New Delhi.
High-Level Meeting on the Rule of Law
24 September 2012
Parliamentary Secretary Richard Marles delivered a statement on behalf of Australia's Prime Minister at the opening of the High-Level Meeting on the Rule of Law, General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters, New York.
Singapore-Australia Joint Ministerial Committee
10 September 2012
The Foreign, Trade and Defence Ministers of Australia and Singapore met in Canberra this week for wide-ranging talks. Pictured are (from left) Dr Ng Eng Hen, Mr Stephen Smith, Mr K. Shanmugam, Sen. Bob Carr, Dr Craig Emerson, and Mr Lim Hng Kiang.
7-10 September 2012
Trade and Competitiveness Minister Craig Emerson with Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the APEC Leaders' Meeting in Vladivostok.
7-10 September 2012
Trade and Competitiveness Minister Craig Emerson with Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, at the APEC Leaders' Meeting in Vladivostok.
Foreign Minister in Cairo
6 September 2012
Foreign Minister Carr with Arab League Secretary General Nabil El Araby - Arab League.
Talks with President Morsi of Egypt
5 September 2012
Foreign Minister Bob Carr welcomed Egyptian leadership on Syria and praised President Mohamed Morsi's recent condemnation of the Assad regime, following talks with the Egyptian President and with Foreign Minister Amr today in Cairo.
Marles reaffirms Pacific cooperation with France
4 September 2012
Parliamentary Secretary Marles today met with French Minister for Overseas Territories, Victorin Lurel, in Paris to discuss Australia-France cooperation in the Pacific.
Trade Matters 2012
3 September 2012
Over one billion tonnes of goods passed through Australia's seaports last year. That's heavier than 18,000 Sydney Harbour Bridges. Learn about Australia's trade profile and the benefits of trade in Trade Matters 2012.