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Ambassador Series

His Excellency Joe Hockey

Ambassador of Australian to the U.S.

Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Minor Hall | Room 125
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA


The University of Virginia Center for Politics will host a public event featuring H.E. Joe Hockey, Ambassador of Australia to the United States. Professor Larry J. Sabato will introduce Ambassador Hockey and his remarks will be focused on the bilateral relationship with a focus on the unique “Mateship” that exists between the US and Australia, followed by Q&A.

The Honorable Joe Hockey received his posting as Ambassador to the United States in January 2016 following a long and distinguished career in public service. He entered the Australian Parliament in 1996, where he served for nearly two decades. In 2013, Mr. Hockey was appointed Treasurer of the Commonwealth and was responsible for all economic policy including fiscal policy. He served as Chair of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in 2014 and as a member of the leadership in 2015. As Treasurer, he was a regular delegate to the IMF, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, and APEC meetings.

This event is free and open to the public. Advanced registration required

For more information please contact Daman Irby at 434-243-8475 or