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Australian Ambassadors and other representatives

Ambassador to United Arab Emirates

Ms Heidi Venamore

Biography

Ms Venamore is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Assistant Secretary, Counter Terrorism Branch. She has previously served overseas as Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Amman; Head of Political/Trade Branch, Australian High Commission, London; and Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy, Baghdad.

In Canberra Ms Venamore has served as Director, Sea Law Section, Legal Branch; and Director, Iraq Task Force.

Ms Venamore holds a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge; a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from the Australian National University; and a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland.

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