The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kevin Rudd has today announced that Mr
Brett Farmer is Australia’s new Consul-General to Bali.
Mr Farmer replaces Mr Lex Bartlem OAM who was Australia’s Consul-General
since February 2009. He is expected to take up his appointment in December
Australia’s association with Bali is longstanding and growing. Our
official, community and business links with the island province represent
an important part of Australia’s broader relationship with Indonesia. A
key role of the Consulate-General is to provide consular and passport
services to Australians in Bali.
Mr Farmer is a career officer of the Department of Foreign Affairs and
Trade with a strong background in consular services. He is currently
Counsellor (Administration) and Consul-General at the Australian High
Commission, New Delhi. Mr Farmer has previously served overseas in Hanoi,
Abu Dhabi, Dhaka, Colombo, Manila, Bangkok, Dar es Salaam and Jakarta.
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