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List of notable or famous diplomats from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top diplomats born in Australia and even some popular diplomats who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian diplomats then this list is the perfect resource for you. These diplomats are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known diplomat from Australia is included when available.

Everything from Michael L'Estrange to Roden Cutler is included on this list.

This historic diplomats from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian diplomats of note?" and "Who are the most famous diplomats from Australia?" These prominent diplomats of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian diplomats.

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Crispin Conroy


Crispin Conroy is an Australian diplomat. He is a career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55


Gordon Neil Bilney was an Australian politician. He was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Kingston from 1983 to 1996. Bilney was born in Renmark, South Australia. Prior to entering politics, Bilney was a diplomat, and his first chosen occupation, prior to that, was a dentist. He served as Deputy Permanent Representative of Australia to the OECD from 1975 to 1978 and as the Australian High Commissioner to the West Indies from 1980 to 1982. He was first elected to federal parliament at the 1983 federal election. He won the seat of Kingston, based in the southern suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia, defeating incumbent Liberal MP Grant ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 73 (1939-2012)

Birthplace: Renmark, Australia

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Sir James Plimsoll AC, CBE, KStJ was an Australian diplomat and Governor of Tasmania. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (1917-1987)

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

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Charles John Hodgson Courtney has served as Australia's ambassador to Zimbabwe since November 2007. Courtney was born in Perth, Western Australia and holds the degree of Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from the University of Canberra. After briefly practising law he joined the Australian diplomatic service in 1975. He has held a number of overseas postings in Asia and the Middle East, as well as positions in Canberra as director of various sections of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was First Secretary in Kuala Lumpur from 1982 to 1985, Counsellor in Beijing from 1991 to 1994, and Consul-General in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Perth, Australia

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