Australian High Commission
Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland





February 2016

HE Mr Adam McCarthy address at Mining Indaba 2016

10 February 2016

April 2015

High Commissioner Designate, HE Mr Adam McCarthy Anzac Day Dawn Service Address

25 April 2015


March 2015

Chargé d\'Affaires Mr Chris Munn spoke at an event in Windhoek celebrating the 25 year service of UNTAG peacekeepers

20 March 2015

South African Minister for Women in the Presidency, Hon Susan Shabangu speech at the Australian Government\'s Gender and Mining Forum Dinner marking International Women\'s Day

Chargé d\'Affaires Mr Chris Munn speech at the Australian Government\'s Gender and Mining Forum Dinner marking International Women\'s Day

6 March 2015


January 2015

Acting High Commissioner Chris Munn Address at Australia Business Chamber of Commerce Southern Africa Australia Day Event

29 January 2015


October 2014

Acting High Commissioner Chris Munn Address at the launch of the Photographic Exhibition - “Celebrating Twenty Years of Democracy: Australia’s Contribution to the New South Africa.

15 October 2014


July 2014 

Dr Heather Smith, Australian G20 Sherpa Keynote Address at the G20 Outreach Seminar co-hosted by the Institute for Global Dialogue and UNISA. 

24 July 2014


June 2014

HOM speech at IORA Seminar jointly hosted by the Australian High Commission and Durban University of Technology in Durban

30 June 2014

HOM speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Kasane Primary School Peace Centre in Botswana

19 June 2014


April 2014

HOM speech at the Opening Dinner to the Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN) in Pretoria

4 April 2014


March 2014

HOM introductory remarks at the Big Aussie Science Showoff at Scibono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg

24 March 2014

HOM remarks at the Tropfest Shortfilm Festival Screening in Pretoria

19 March


January 2014

HOM speech at Australia Day and the Inauguration of the Australian Business Chamber of Commerce in Johannesburg

28 January 2014


November 2013

HOM speech at SAIIA Conference on G20 and Africa\'s Economic Growth and Transformation in Johannesburg

11 November 2013

HOM remarks at a training course on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy  for SADC Countries in  Johannesburg

5 November 2013


October 2013

HOM remarks at the Mining and Gender Forum in Johannesburg

25 October 2013

HOM remarks at opening of Minearc Facility in Johannesburg

9 October 2013


September 2013

HOM speech at the Australia-Africa University Network event in Pretoria

5 September 2013

HOM remarks at the Australia Awards Alumni Conference in Capetown

9 September


June 2013

HOM remarks at the SANEDI/NIER Energy Innovation Symposium in Kempton Park

6 June 2013


May 2013

HOM remarks at the opening of the AUSTRAC CTED Africa Workshop in Pretoria

27 May 2013

HOM speech at University of Southern Queensland Graduation Ceremony in Krugersdorp

23 May 2013

HOM remarks at Advance Screening of The Sapphires  in Pretoria

11 May 2013


April 2013

HOM speech at Anzac Day Dawn Service in Pretoria

25 April

HOM speech at presentation of credentials in Maseru, Lesotho

11 April 2013

HOM remarks at the opening of Otello Opera Production in Cape Town

6 April 2013

HOM press statement at Cape Town International Jazz Festival

5 April 2013


March 2013

HOM speech at International Women\'s Day Reception in Pretoria

7 March 2013


February 2013                                                                                                                                                                                      

HOM address to EIDOS Public Policy Congress in Cape Town                                                                                                                   

7 February 2013

HOM address at the Mining Indaba Conference in Cape Town                                                                                                            

HOM speech at Mining Indaba Ministers\' Luncheon in Cape Town                                                                                               5

5 February 2013


 August 2012
HOM address to Australia-Africa Business Council in Perth
29 August 2012


June 2012
HOM speech at launch of regional diplomatic training course in Pretoria
4 June 2012


May 2012
HOM speech to AUSTRAC regional workshop in Cape Town
7 May 2012


April 2012

HOM announcement of Australian support for demining activities in Mozambique
24 April 2012


March 2012

Special Envoy McMullan speech at official opening of the Honorary Consulate in Windhoek, Namibia
19 March 2012

Speech to the National Access to Justice conference in Mozambique
Thursday 15 March 2012

HOM speech at official opening of the Honorary Consulate in Luanda, Angola
6 March 2012

HOM talking points - Ernst and Young panel discussion on unlocking Africa\'s natural resources potential
1 March 2012

February 2012

HOM speech at official opening of the \'Message Stick\' urban indigenous art exhibition
16 February 2012

HOM speech to Annual EIDOS Congress
9 February 2012 

HOM speech to Mining Indaba Conference 2012
7 February 2012

HOM speech to Mining Indaba 2012 Ministers\' and Ambassadors\' Lunch
7 February 2012

December 2011

HOM speech at Opening of Cato Manor Retrofit Legacy Project in Cato Manor township, Durban

HOM speech on Green Cities Initiative COP17, Durban


November 2011

HOM speech to Centenary of Baha’i faith in South Africa


June 2011

Speech to SADC Policy Development Capacity Building Project Donor Meeting

Opening of diplomatic training course in Pretoria for African participants

Opening of IDEA/AU BRIDGE Voter Registration training

HOM Speech to Johannesburg Country Club Travel Club: Australia Event

DHOM Presentation to EIDOS Congress


April 2011
ANZAC DAY Speech  

Launch of Commonwealth Business Forum in South Africa


March 2011
HOM Talking Points WASH learning event 


February 2011
Speech to Mining Indaba conference 

Speech to Mining Indaba Ministers\' and Ambassadors\' Luncheon


November 2010
Speech to Monash University regarding scholarships


August 2010
Speech marking commencement of the TVET fellowships program with South Africa and Namibia


July 2010
Official opening of the Honorary Consulate in Mozambique

Speech to Asia Corporate Network, Johannesburg


June 2010
Speech to Mpumalanga Economic Development Agency, Nelspruit

18 June 2010
Minister Ellis remarks at signing of Film Co-production treaty

14 June 2010
Minister Ellis speech at Ifa Lethu event


May 2010

27 May 2010
Speech to USQ graduation

 27 May 2010
 Australian High Commissioner\'s speech at the Socceroos welcome reception


March 2010

22 March 2010
Remarks at \'Art for Humanity\' Conference, Durban

15 March 2010
Remarks at Institute of Security Studies Seminar on “Preparing Africa for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference


December 2009

Australian Minister for Sport Ms Kate Ellis MP 
Remarks at Opening of Australian Consulate in Cape Town

3 December 2009

1 December 2009
Remarks at "Australia night", Cape Town


November 2009

24 November 2009
Remarks at the South African premiere of Australian film "Samson and Delilah"

26 November 2009
Speech at the Monash South Africa conference on "Closing the Gap in Education: Improving Outcomes in Southern World Societies"


September 2009

30 September 2009
Remarks at the African-Asian Society about Australia\'s Engagement with Africa

17 September 2009
Statement in support of the National University of Lesotho HIV/AIDS capacity building project

13 September 2009
Remarks at the University of Newcastle Graduation Recognition Ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa

12 September 2009
Remarks at the University of Newcastle Graduation Recognition Ceremony in Gaborone, Botswana

3 September 2009
Presentation at the Australian Heads of Mission in Africa panel discussion at the Africa DownUnder Conference, Perth, Western Australia 

3 September 2009
Remarks at Australia Africa Business Council breakfast, Perth, Western Australia


July 2009

24 July 2009
Remarks at Screening of Australian film "Intangible Asset Number 82"
Durban International Film Festival 

June 2009

8 June 2009
Australia and South Africa: A New Dynamic - South African Institute of International Affairs, East London


May 2009

26 May 2009
Africa Day function for African High Commissioners and Ambassadors in Pretoria

18 May 2009
Presentation to South African National Defence College


April 2009

25 April 2009
ANZAC Day Service speech

March 2009

Morning tea in celebration of International Women\'s Day

9 March 2009


February 2009

10 February 2009
Ministers’ and Ambassadors’ Luncheon, Mining Indaba 2009

2 February 2009
IDEA/African Union Bridge Capacity Development Course


January 2009

28 January 2009
Opening of Australian Government funded Science Centres Managers Training Program


November 2008

26 November 2008
Monash South Africa – “Southern Worlds” conference 

7 November 2008
Botswana – Inauguration of University of Newcastle – Botswana Scholarship Scheme


September 2008

9 September 2008
Africa – The cattle continent, Global Trade, and the role of import tariffs in addressing rising food prices

4 September 2008 
Africa Downunder 2008: “Australia and Africa: The next phase”

August 2008

21 August 2008
The Challenges of Skills Building: Australia’s experience and contributions to Africa Cape Town, South Africa