Australia sees itself as an Indo-Pacific regional power with global interests. Germany and the EU play a key role in the country’s international relations: Australia and Germany have been linked by a…
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne today signed a declaration on an Enhanced Strategic Partnership. The virtual signing took place following the virtual 2+2 political and security policy consultations.
In the past few years, the importance of the Indo-Pacific region in both economic and political terms has increased markedly. The German Government is now setting out the course for its future policy on the countries of the Region.
Focus of the talks: Industrie 4.0, renewable energies, resources
In Berlin on 7 December, Minister of State Böhmer received the Australian Government’s Honorary Award – Order of Australia.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Defence Minister von der Leyen met their Australian counterparts Bishop and Payne on 6 September.