Australia–Norway relations

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Australia-Norway relations
Map indicating locations of Australia and Norway

Australia

Norway
Monthly value of Australian merchandise exports to Norway (A$ millions) since 1988
Monthly value of Norwegian merchandise exports to Australia (A$ millions) since 1988

The countries of Australia and Norway established diplomatic relations in 1905, following Norway’s independence. Australia has a consulate in Oslo. Norway has an embassy in Canberra.

There are around 30,000 Norwegians living in Australia and 1,125 Australians living in Norway.[1]

Both countries have Territorial claims in Antarctica and share a mutual border at 44°38′E.

The two governments briefly clashed in 2001, due to the Tampa affair.

Australian diplomatic representative to Norway[edit]

The Australian Ambassador to Norway is the Australian Government's foremost diplomatic representative in Norway. The Ambassador resides in Copenhagen, Denmark.[2]

Ambassador to Norway
Coat of Arms of Australia.svg
Incumbent
Damien Miller

since 2013
StyleHis Excellency
Inaugural holderRoy Peachey
Resident in Stockholm
Formation1970

Australian ambassadors to Norway, resident in Sweden[edit]

Australian ambassadors to Norway, resident in Denmark[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Norway
  2. ^ Department of Foreign Affairs. "Norway country brief". Australian Government. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Posts in Denmark, Norway". The Canberra Times. ACT. 9 November 1970. p. 9.
  4. ^ "Ambassador". The Canberra Times. ACT. 2 August 1975. p. 8.
  5. ^ Whitlam, Gough (23 June 1975). "Appointment of Ambassador to Sweden, Finland and Norway" (Press release). Archived from the original on 17 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Holy See envoy". The Canberra Times. ACT. 7 February 1979. p. 22.
  7. ^ "Diplomatic postings". The Canberra Times. ACT. 14 November 1979. p. 8.
  8. ^ Downer, Alexander (2 July 1998). "Diplomatic Appointment: Ambassador to Sweden" (Press release). Australian Government. Archived from the original on 24 February 2015.
  9. ^ Downer, Alexander (2 July 2003). "Diplomatic Appointment – Ambassador To Denmark" (Press release). Australian Government. Archived from the original on 12 February 2014.
  10. ^ Downer, Alexander (3 July 2006). "Diplomatic Appointment - Ambassador to Denmark" (Press release). Australian Government. Archived from the original on 12 April 2015.
  11. ^ Carr, Bob (1 April 2013). "Ambassador to Denmark" (Press release). Australian Government. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015.