The Advisory Group on Australia-Africa Relations (AGAAR) was launched by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop, on 4 September 2015. AGAAR has been tasked with informing Australia’s thinking and policies on Africa.
AGAAR’s membership reflects the broad nature of the contemporary relationship between Australia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Its members are drawn from business, academia, civil society and the public sector.
Members of the Advisory Group on Australia-Africa Relations