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Australia Day 2023

The Embassy hosted the official Australia Day reception in Manila with partners from government, business, civil society, and Australia Global Alumni. It was a great demonstration of the strength of our Philippines-Australia relationship as we begin an exciting new year.


Australian Ambassador HK Yu PSM FCPA (Aust) with DFA Undersecretary Carlos Sorreta and Papal Nuncio Archbishop Charles Brown

Ambassador Yu delivers her welcome remarks.

From left to right: Department of Foreign
Affairs Undersecretary Carlos Sorreta, Senator Francis Tolentino, Former President and Senior Deputy Speaker House of Representatives Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Ambassador Yu, Supreme Court Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo, Senator Bong Go, Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources Antonia ‘Toni’ Yulo-Loyzaga, Senator Robinhood Padilla.

With Gustavo González, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator of United Nations Philippines
Ambassador Yu and United States’ Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay L. Carlson with their husbands
Australia Day 2023 Corporate Partners
Taste of Australia Exhibit

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