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Australian Ambassadors and other representatives

Ambassador to the Philippines

Mr Steve Robinson AO


Mr Robinson is a senior career officer (Deputy Secretary level) in the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. Over his extensive career, he has developed and expanded Australia's relationships with a broad range of countries, with a particular focus on the South East Asian region. He has served in Australia's embassies in Jakarta, Yangon and Bangkok and has held a range of senior positions in Canberra across operational and corporate areas.

In 2009, Mr Robinson was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) "for service to Australia's international interests through a significant and sustained contribution".

Mr Robinson holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Diploma in Education from the University of Sydney.

Mr Robinson was born in 1959 and is married with two children.

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