All posts tagged Chris Cannan

Anzac Day in Israel: honouring their sacrifice

AS Israelis remembered the horrors of the Holocaust on Yom Hashoah this week, Australians offered a reminder of how much the world has changed. 

Spirit of commemoration remains strong in Beersheba

This year's service to commemorate the great Anzac success in Beersheba 101 years ago could easily have felt like an anti-climax, bit it had renewed energy.

Aussie pollies hold talks in Israel

IT was a meeting of former prime ministers when Israel's Ehud Olmert and Australia's Tony Abbott took the stage to address the Strategic Leadership Conference gala dinner at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on Sunday. 

Calls for Australia to follow US lead on Jerusalem Embassy rebuffed

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reiterated that Australia's Embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv following the opening of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.

New Australian ambassador meets community

AUSTRALIA’S next ambassador to Israel, Chris Cannan, began preparations for his new role this week when he met with representatives of the community.

Australia appoints new ambassador to Israel

Chris Cannan, a senior officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), will become Australia’s ambassador to Israel when Dave Sharma’s tenure comes to an end in June.