Australia–Norway relations

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Australia-Norway relations
Map indicating locations of Australia and 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.

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