SENATOR THE HON PENNY WONG

LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION IN THE SENATE

SHADOW MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT

LABOR SENATOR FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

THE HON TANYA PLIBERSEK MP

DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS

AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

MEMBER FOR SYDNEY

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE

20 July 2016

APPOINTMENT OF FRANCES ADAMSON AS SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE

TOPICS: FOREIGN AFFAIRS, TRADE

Labor congratulates Frances Adamson on her appointment as the new Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Ms Adamson is one of Australia’s most accomplished diplomats, and has served governments of all stripes with distinction.

She has been our Ambassador to China, and has advised Prime Ministers and Ministers.

We have appreciated Ms Adamson’s advice over the years, and look forward to working with her in her new role.