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Bert Koenders

New Foreign Minister

King Willem-Alexander has appointed Bert Koenders as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr Koenders was sworn in by the King at Noordeinde Palace on Friday 17 October 2014.


Uiver 1934-2014

Uiver 80th anniversary

The Dutch Ambassador H.E. Mrs Annemieke Ruigrok has accepted appointment as Patron of the Uiver Memorial Community Trust. On 25 October 2014, the city of Albury in New South Wales will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the landing of the Uiver.


The Netherlands Embassy

Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
120 Empire Circuit
Yarralumla ACT 2600

(+61) (0)2 6220 9400

Consulate-General Sydney

Consulate General
Level 23, Westfield Tower 2,
101 Grafton Street
corner of Grosvenor Street
Bondi Junction NSW 2022

(+61) (0)2 9387 6644

22 October 2014 Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte will visit Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia on November 5. After this visit, he will travel to Australia, where he will be received by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

22 October 2014 Thanks to excellent cooperation between theAustralian and Netherlands departments of Defence and Foreign Affairs, four Netherlands artefacts, from the wrecks of two Dutch naval vessels that were sunk in World War II, were returned to the Netherlands yesterday.