New Australian Ambassador to Mexico

Foreign Minister Bob Carr has recently announced the appointment of Mr Tim George as Australia's new Ambassador to Mexico.

Mr George will start his appointment in December 2012, and will also have non-resident accreditation to Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.

Mr George holds a senior position with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and has previously acted as Australia's High Commissioner to Pakistan.