Barry Hall (diplomat)

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Barry Hall
Francis Barrington Hall

(1921-02-12)12 February 1921
Died14 November 2013(2013-11-14) (aged 92)
OccupationPublic servant, diplomat

Francis Barrington "Barry" Hall (12 February 1921 – 14 November 2013) was an Australian public servant and diplomat.[1]

Hall was the first Australian Ambassador to Iran when the Australian Government opened an embassy in Tehran in September 1968.[2]

Between 1980 and 1984, Hall was Australian Ambassador to Turkey.[3]


  1. ^ Fogarty, Michael (31 December 2013). "Barry Hall: Pioneer of Australian diplomatic corps". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ Markovic, Nina (9 May 2013), It’s complicated: a timeline of Australia–Iran relations in a historical perspective (PDF), Parliament of Australia
  3. ^ "Turkish posting". The Canberra Times. 30 August 1980. p. 7.
Diplomatic posts
New title
Position established
Australian Ambassador to Iran
Succeeded by
Henry Douglas White
Preceded by
Hugh Gilchrist
Australian Ambassador to Greece
Succeeded by
Donald Horne
Preceded by
Roy Peachey
Australian Ambassador to Turkey
Succeeded by
Philip Peters