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    Perth USAsia Centre Ambassadors’ Dialogue

    20 July 2015

    11:00 am - 12:15 pm

    The Perth USAsia Centre, Australian Institute of International Affairs, University Hall and St Catherine’s College are proud to invite you to a presentation by:

    Mr Bill Paterson PSM, Ambassador to the Republic of Korea on the topic of “Australia – Korea relations and the opportunities for Australia”.

    When: Monday, 20 July 2015
    Time: 11:00am – 12:15pm
    Venue: Austin Lecture Theatre (Rm 1.59), Faculty of Arts Building, The University of Western Australia 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
    Registration: By Sunday, 19 July 2015 to perthusasia.edu.au/events 

    Mr Paterson is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Before taking up his position in Korea he was First Assistant Secretary, International Security Division in Canberra and Australian Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism.

    South Korea is Asia’s fourth-largest economy with a population of 50 million people. Australia and Korea are natural economic, political and strategic partners with common values and interests. Korea is Australia’s third-largest export market and fourth-largest overall trading partner, with total two-way trade exceeding $30 billion in 2012-13.

    Mr Gordon Flake, CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre will moderate the discussion.

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