A- A A+
Last Updated : Jun 3 2020 7:59AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi reiterates govt’s commitment to save lives and also to stabilize economy            COVID-19 recovery rate improves to over 48 per cent            France assures timely delivery of Rafale aircraft to India            NDRF teams deployed in Gujarat, Maharashtra in view of Cyclone Nisarga; PM assures all possible support            Nitin Gadkari announces development of new Greenfield expressway to Amritsar           

International News

Feb 18, 2020
2:25PM

Australia appoints former New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell as next high commissioner to India

AIR
Australia has appointed former New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell as the next high commissioner to India. Mr O'Farrell will succeed Harinder Sidhu who has been in the office since 2016.

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne tweeted today that apart from his new role, Mr O'Farrell will also have non-resident accreditation to Bhutan.

Mr O'Farrell served in the New South Wales Parliament from 1995-2015 and the 43rd Premier of the province. Ms. Payne added, he has served as New South Wales' Special Envoy for India and made a significant contribution as the Deputy Chair of the Australia- India Council Board.

Speaking on the India Australia relationship, she said that India is one of Australia's closest and most significant partners in the Indo-Pacific.


Ms. Payne appreciated two-way investment between the two countries, valued at 30.7 billion dollars and the contribution of around 700,000 people of Indian Origin living in Australia.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 2 (Jun) Midday News 2 (Jun) Evening News 2 (Jun) Hourly 3 (Jun) (0605hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 2 (Jun) दोपहर समाचार 2 (Jun) समाचार संध्या 2 (Jun) प्रति घंटा समाचार 3 (Jun) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 2 (Jun) Khabrein(Day) 2 (Jun) Khabrein(Eve) 2 (Jun)
Aaj Savere 2 (Jun) Parikrama 2 (Jun)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 2 (Jun) Samayki 2 (Jun) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 2 (Jun) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 2 (Jun) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)