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yesterday at 21:48. Facebook
“Lest we forget.”

Three short words that carry a lot of weight. They oblige our generation to remember all those who sacrificed their lives on our behalf. That we enshrine and recall those such as the 88 souls lost in this beautiful harbor as the USS Peary went down fighting the morning of February 19, 1942. They were very far from home, yet at home helping defend a nation with which we...
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yesterday at 21:36. Facebook
Tomorrow night! Celebrate the joy of the new with Eighth Blackbird, ANU School of Music Llewellyn Hall, 23 February at 7pm. After the concert, come and have a beer with the artists at Wig and Pen brewery.

The closest thing classical music has to a rock band, this group – described by the LA Times as a collection of ‘supermusicians’ – creates an incredible, dynamic performance...
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Eighth Blackbird touring nationally!

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U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/20/2017 at 21:37. Facebook
This weekend marked the 75th Anniversary of the Bombing Of Darwin and the sinking of the USS Peary. Consul General Frankie Reed and Chargé d'Affaires James Carouso travelled to Darwin to pay tribute to the brave Australian and U.S. men and women who worked side by side to serve their countries.
U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/20/2017 at 20:55. Facebook
One of the exciting outcomes from Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop MP’s recent trip to Los Angeles: a $1.75 million (US) competition to create water out of thin air!

The Water Abundance XPRIZE will be awarded to the creator of the most innovative and effective device which uses energy-efficient technology to harvest water from air, producing a minimum of 2,000 litres of water per day...
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The future of water is up in the air

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U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/20/2017 at 09:05. Facebook
Civil rights heroes and the homes they lived in

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U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/19/2017 at 21:02. Facebook
It's President's Day! How much do you know about U.S. presidents?

How much do you know about U.S. presidents? | ShareAmerica

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U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/19/2017 at 04:49. Facebook
Astronauts will sport new, high-tech spacesuits when Boeing Company’s spacecraft blasts off for the International Space Station in 2018...

Get ready for astronauts’ stylish new look | ShareAmerica

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U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/18/2017 at 09:29. Facebook
American music represents at National Multicultural Festival!! What a great event in Canberra
U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/18/2017 at 09:11. Facebook
Live backstage at National Multicultural Festival with Lisa Hunt!
U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/18/2017 at 07:16. Facebook
In Canberra this weekend? Come down to the National Multicultural Festival!!
U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/17/2017 at 23:48. Facebook
For the first time in the history of U.S. currency, the United States will make a special gold coin featuring Lady Liberty as an African-American woman...

U.S. currency: An African-American 'Lady Liberty' | ShareAmerica

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02/17/2017 at 06:14. Facebook
"The alliance is as strong as ever."

Read #CDACarouso's full @ceda_news #EPO2017 speech here... #USwithAUS #sidebyside

Charge D’Affaires Carouso speech: CEDA 2017 EPO, Brisbane | U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Australia

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02/17/2017 at 00:59. Facebook
Got plans for next Thursday night? You do now! Celebrate the joy of the new with Eighth Blackbird, ANU School of Music Llewellyn Hall, 23 February at 7pm. The closest thing classical music has to a rock band, this group – described by the LA Times as a collection of ‘supermusicians’ – creates an incredible, dynamic performance experience.

Use promo code ‘FLUTE’ for a 20% discount, or ‘U30’...
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Eighth Blackbird perform in Canberra!

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02/16/2017 at 20:47. Facebook
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02/16/2017 at 09:46. Facebook
Join Marc Morial, former mayor of New Orleans and CEO of the The National Urban League - the largest civil rights organization in the U.S. - for a live global webchat on February 22, 2017.

Midnight on the evening of the 22nd February AEDT (From 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. EST.)

Join a live chat on race, freedom and protest | ShareAmerica

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U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/16/2017 at 06:18. Facebook
What a gorgeous day for The Australian National University Market Day! U.S. Embassy Canberra's very own Benjamin Franklin Club represented. If you’re a student or young professional interested in U.S. Politics, check out Benjamin Franklin Club Canberra. The next monthly meetup is 16 March!
U.S. Embassy Canberra
02/15/2017 at 21:33. Facebook
Aussie actor Joel Edgerton speaks about his role as one of the stars of the new film Loving, the true story of an interracial marriage between white man Richard Loving and his black wife Mildred in 1950s America.

It was a love story that became a major milestone in breaking down racial barriers in the US...

Joel Edgerton on breaking down racial barriers

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02/15/2017 at 05:58. Facebook
Only two sleeps left until National Multicultural Festival in Canberra!! [ Multiculturalfestival.com.au Link ]

The Embassy will be hosting a “U.S. State Fair” right outside King O’Malley’s Pub. We’ll have carnival games, free giveaways, and a lemonade stand! We are also proud to support headline performers Kate Ceberano and Lisa Hunt, along with a host of other U.S.-inspired acts! SEE YOU...
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02/15/2017 at 01:40. Facebook
Some of the world's greatest athletes. Venus and Serena Williams, Muhammad Ali, Althea Gibson, Jesse Owens. Olympians, gold medalists, world record holders, leaders. #BlackHistoryMonth
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02/15/2017 at 00:23. Facebook