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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. Sabatto 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.

Honorable Hockey served as Treasurer for two years from September 2013 and as the Federal Member for North Sydney since he was elected to the Australian Parliament in 1996. Following his re-election in 1998, Mr Hockey became Minister for Financial Services and Regulation. Under the Howard Government he held a number of Ministerial portfolios including Small Business and Tourism; Human Services; and Employment and Workplace Relations. Prior to entering politics, Mr Hockey was a lawyer working on banking and finance. He also served as Director of Policy to the Premier of New South Wales. Mr Hockey holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney.

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

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