Australian Embassy
Italy, San Marino, Albania, Libya

Anzac Day


On Monday 25 April 2016, a joint Australian and New Zealand Ceremony was held at the Rome War Cemetery in commemoration of the anniversary of the landing, in 1915, of soldiers from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps on the beaches of Gallipoli.

Here is the speech delivered by the Chargé d'Affaires, Jo Tarnawsky. 






Interview with Chargé d'Affaires

An interview with Chargé d'Affaires Jo Tarnawsky about trade and investment trends between Italy and Australia.


Ambassador's interview

The Australian Embassy in Rome wishes Ambassador Mike Rann all the best at the end of his mandate in Rome.

Read one of his final interviews at The Progress Time.


Embassy's Twitter Account 

To receive the latest news on Australia, the Italy-Australia relationship and the work of the Embassy, follow the Embassy's Twitter account @AusAmbRome.


Australian Direct Aid Program in Albania

The Australian Embassy is pleased to announce funding for six Direct Aid Program (DAP) projects in Albania for 2015-16, for a total of AUD 95,000. Read more...


Ambassador's interview on Albanian online radio

Thanks to the support of the Australian Direct Aid Program the Institute of Romani Culture in Albania (IRCA) has made it possible for the Roma community in Albania to have an online youth radio to communicate, create a forum for dialogue, information and education.

Kanxura Radio has uploaded the interview conducted during Ambassador Rann’s visit to Tirana in September. 


Launch of Italian Alumni Honour Roll

The Australian Embassy and the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) are pleased to launch the Italian Alumni Honour Roll to recognise the achievements of Italian alumni who have studied in Australia and the important contribution they have made to strengthening the ties between our two countries. Australia greatly values the significant contribution our international alumni make to our community, our bilateral relations and our people-to-people linkages. The honour roll contains a collection of interviews with talented Italian alumni, to recognise their achievements and to share their experiences.


"A Century of Sacrifice"

 Read an article by Ambassador Rann, "A Century of Sacrifice", on the 100th Anniversary of the commencement of World War I.


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