Asia Institute Tasmania

Public Lecture | Opportunities for Tasmania and the China market in CHAFTA

Summary

Mr Dominic Trindade, Australian Consul-General Guangzhou

Start Date

16th Feb 2016 12:30pm

End Date

16th Feb 2016 1:30pm

The 2014 visit by President Xi Jinping of China to Hobart was not only a significant milestone for the state of Tasmania, but a vindication of the three decade long investment in its sister state relationship with Fujian province. With the opening up of markets and investment opportunities through the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement – a question for Tasmania is how it continues to build on the success of the Fujian relationship and what it needs to consider going forward in its China engagement. Australian Consul-General to Guangzhou Dominic Trindade will address these and other questions as part of an event hosted by the University of Tasmania's Asia Institute.  

dominic trindadeMr Trindade was appointed Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou in February 2014.  He is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

He has previously served overseas as Australia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the WTO in Geneva, Deputy High Commissioner in Singapore and Second Secretary in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has been a Legal Adviser to the Department on international, trade and domestic law and has also worked on trade policy and negotiations.

Mr Trindade has Arts and Law degrees from the University of Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from the Australian National University and has been admitted to practice as a lawyer.

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Dominic Trindade Lecture