THE HON TANYA PLIBERSEK MP
DEPUTY LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION
SHADOW MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MEMBER FOR SYDNEY
THE HON RICHARD MARLES MP
SHADOW MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION
MEMBER FOR CORIO
LABOR WELCOMES APPOINTMENT OF NEW AMBASSADOR FOR PEOPLE SMUGGLING ISSUES
Labor welcomes the appointment of Mr Andrew Goledzinowski AM as Australia's next Ambassador for People Smuggling Issues.
Mr Goledzinowskiwill bring his extensive diplomatic expertise to this important role.
His experience serving in senior positions with the United Nations, including as the Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative will be a great asset in leading Australia’s efforts to combat people smuggling and trafficking.
Mr Goledzinowskialso has a solid understanding of Pacific regional issues which will be of great importance in his role.
Labor would like to pay tribute to outgoing Ambassador Craig Chittick OAM for his efforts in pursuing Australian efforts to combat people smuggling and trafficking.