Ambassador to Afghanistan

8 April 2019

Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs has announced the appointment of Mr Geoffrey Tooth as Australia’s next Ambassador to Afghanistan.

Australia and Afghanistan enjoy a strong friendship based on a shared commitment to improving the security and lives of the Afghan people, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Australia has provided $1.5 billion in development assistance to Afghanistan since 2001, promoting economic growth, more effective governance, and the empowerment of women and girls.

Media release: Ambassador to Afghanistan

Last Updated: 8 April 2019