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Canberra’s embassies open Windows to the World

On 21 and 22 October, Canberra's diplomatic missions will open Windows to the World for visitors to see inside.

Embassy of Afghanistan without a leader but keeps hope alive

Canberra is home to more than 110 diplomatic missions but none are more resolute in continued diplomacy than the Embassy of Afghanistan, operating without government guidance or financial support since the country fell to the Taliban in 2021.

Iran embassy protests to continue until IRGC expelled from Australia

Iranian-Australian protestors in Canberra said the arrests of family members in Iran because of their activism will not stop their demonstrations.

US Marines spread Christmas cheer to children at Canberra Hospital

United States Marines from the U.S Embassy in Canberra gave back to the community last week by gifting toys and joy to children at Canberra Hospital.

Locals rub shoulders with Ambassador Kennedy, diplomats at the tennis

In idyllic spring sunshine last weekend, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, diplomats, and local Canberrans gathered at embassies across the city to play in biannual Diplomatic-Australian Tennis Tournament.

Embassies open Windows to the World in Canberra this weekend

Want to experience the rich culture of Europe, the Middle East, and other faraway lands but don’t want to hire a pet sitter and jump on a plane? Then this weekend’s Windows to the World event is perfect for you. On the weekend of 22-23 October, embassies and high commissions around Canberra invite the public to experience what their countries are all about.

ACT Young Woman of the Year Asha Clementi’s girls run the world

Asha Clementi’s path to being named the 2022 ACT Young Woman of the Year began when she was just a teenager. In many ways, the now 22-year-old is no different from her classmates in her last semester towards a Master of Diplomacy.

ACT awarded for world-first building innovation

Constructing an office building fully transportable by sea would have been thought to be impossible, but Canberrans have proved them wrong.

Association of Spouses of Heads of Mission morning tea

Social photos at the Association of Spouses of Heads of Mission (ASHOM) morning tea, Residence of Peru, Forrest. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Step inside: the Official Residence of Brazil

This year marks 75 years of official friendship between Australia and Brazil, as Brazilian Ambassador His Excellency Dr Sergio Lima calls the future possibilities for the two beach-and-barbecue-loving nations “enormous”. It’s an odd year...

Angels for Peru photographic exhibition launch

Angels for Peru photographic exhibition launch, Residence of Peru, Forrest. Photos Kerrie Brewer. For more socials: Canberra Business Chamber 2020 Farewell Cocktail PartyLifeline Canberra Christmas Appeal launchInvest Retire Christmas Cocktails