Newly appointed Australian Consul General Elizabeth Ward (centre) at a ceremony marking the signing of a free-trade agreement earlier this year. Photo: Handout Newly appointed Australian Consul General Elizabeth Ward (centre) at a ceremony marking the signing of a free-trade agreement earlier this year. Photo: Handout
Newly appointed Australian Consul General Elizabeth Ward (centre) at a ceremony marking the signing of a free-trade agreement earlier this year. Photo: Handout

Former Hong Kong-Australia free trade negotiator officially named next top envoy to the city

  • Career foreign affairs officer Elizabeth Ward has officially been appointed as consul general for Hong Kong and Macau following reports of visa delays
  • Her appointment comes at a time of strained relations over the city’s Beijing-drafted national security law

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Newly appointed Australian Consul General Elizabeth Ward (centre) at a ceremony marking the signing of a free-trade agreement earlier this year. Photo: Handout Newly appointed Australian Consul General Elizabeth Ward (centre) at a ceremony marking the signing of a free-trade agreement earlier this year. Photo: Handout
Newly appointed Australian Consul General Elizabeth Ward (centre) at a ceremony marking the signing of a free-trade agreement earlier this year. Photo: Handout
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