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About the Australian Embassy in Ireland


Gary Gray is Ambassador-designate to Ireland, taking up his position in August 2020. 

Mr Gray has recently been the General Manager, External Affairs at Mineral Resources Ltd, Perth; a Board member of the Australian Submarine Corporation; a Member of the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority; and a Trustee of Telethon.

Mr Gray previously served as a Board Member of the Perth Astronomical Observatory; Federal Parliamentarian; Parliamentary Secretary, Minister for the Public Service and Integrity; for Tourism; for Small Business; and for Resources and Energy; Director of Corporate Affairs, Woodside Energy; Executive Director, Western Australia Institute of Medical Research; National Secretary, Australian Labor Party; and Assistant National Secretary, Australian Labor Party.

The Embassy's main priorities are:  

  • To advance Australia's bilateral relationship with Ireland.

  • To promote Australia's economic interests in Ireland.

  • To provide Australians in Ireland with consular and passport services.

  • To promote awareness and public understanding in Ireland of Australia's foreign and trade policy, including through cultural activities.

  • To provide services for Australian Governmental and Parliamentary activities.  

About the Embassy

The Australian Government established diplomatic representation in Dublin in 1946 and a full Embassy was established in 1964. 


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