“This is who I am... There’ll be one day when I won’t be able to shoot a corner three-point basket, but I’ll have this to hang on to.”

A beautiful gesture from Official: Patty Mills, sharing some of his Torres Strait Islander culture with the people of San Antonio...
Our beautiful national mammal!

Every year, staff at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge engage in a bison roundup to evaluate the health and wellbeing of the bison heard that call the refuge home. Here's how...
Patti Morton, the first female Diplomatic Security Special
Agent, joined the U.S. Dept of State- Bureau of Diplomatic Security in 1972. Here's her amazing experience

#WomensHistoryMonth #WHM
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Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom:

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom to offer his condolences on today’s terror attack in London and his praise for the effective response of security forces and first responders. He pledged the full cooperation and support of the United States...
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We're very excited for the 'launch' of Above and Beyond at Questacon this Saturday!

Above and Beyond celebrates the power of innovation in flight and features immersive simulations, augmented reality, interactive design challenges, iconic historical touchstones, and visionary concepts for the future- plus some inspiring stories from game-changing innovators, past and present.

And don't miss...
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03/21/2017 at 21:39. Facebook
Tune in LIVE tomorrow, March 22nd → Secretary Tillerson will host a meeting of the foreign ministers and senior leaders of the Global Coalition working to defeat ISIS, at the Department of State, in Washington D.C. More at: [ Go.usa.gov Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 21:29. Facebook
The Global Coalition is winning and ISIS is losing. Here's how:

Global Coalition meets to defeat ISIS | ShareAmerica

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03/21/2017 at 05:07. Facebook
Happy #HarmonyDay Australia!

Harmony Day_AU celebrates cultural diversity. It’s all about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.

We were thrilled to celebrate it with our friends over at The Woden School, joining with groups from other embassies here in Canberra for a day of multicultural games, food and shared cultural learning. Take a look...

#USwithAus #ontheroad
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03/21/2017 at 01:51. Facebook
For #WorldPoetryDay, a basketball Limerick...
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03/20/2017 at 23:12. Facebook
Happy #WorldPoetryDay Australia!

What's your favourite poem? Share a line from it with us in the comments!

Here's a little something we like from the great American wordsmith, Walt Whitman:
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03/20/2017 at 09:16. Facebook
Tim Tams are now available in grocery stores across America!

What do you think of this list pitching Tim Tams to shoppers in the United States? Anything else we should know?

Australia's Most Popular Cookie Is Now In The U.S.

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03/20/2017 at 05:59. Facebook
March is Women's History Month, and you can't talk about women's history in the United States without mentioning famed civil rights activist Rosa Parks.

Rosa Parks was born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a public bus back in 1950s Alabama spurred on a citywide boycott that helped launch nationwide...
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Rosa Parks

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03/20/2017 at 02:28. Facebook
Saint Mary's College of California: Turning Aussie basketballers into NBA stars since 2001...

#USwithAus #sidebyside

How the land down under has helped take St. Mary’s to the top

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03/19/2017 at 20:50. Facebook
"With songs like “Johnny B. Goode” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” he gave his listeners more than they knew they were getting from jukebox entertainment."
RIP Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry Dies at 90; Helped Define Rock ’n’ Roll

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03/19/2017 at 06:09. Facebook
“We must continue to dream big, and in doing so, we empower the next generation of women to be just as bold in their pursuits.” - Serena Williams

Legendary Williams sisters shaping tennis at 30+

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03/18/2017 at 22:59. Facebook
Each year in March the SXSW Festival converges on Austin, Texas.

So what's the big deal?

South by Southwest festival in Texas: A big deal! | ShareAmerica

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03/18/2017 at 09:07. Facebook
“What I love about Richard is that there was something beautifully strong about his conviction and his intuition. To understand that although the law stood in front of them and the law was like an impenetrable stone wall, in his bones he felt there was something wrong.”
- Aussie actor Joel Edgerton on how he approached the role of Richard Loving in Loving

'Loving' tells the true story of...
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The quiet American

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03/17/2017 at 23:17. Facebook
It's Women's History Month!

Take a look through the life of the inspirational Sally Ride, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration's first female astronaut...

The life of Sally Ride, America’s first woman astronaut, in pictures

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03/17/2017 at 08:49. Facebook
Canberra man John Saxon was one of the first to lay his eyes on images of the moon landing as they beamed in from space to the Honeysuckle Creek tracking station, south-west of Tharwa.

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the station's opening and a chance to reflect on the crucial involvement of Australian support staff in the Apollo missions...
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'At the time you don't think you are making history': One Canberran's lunar role

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03/17/2017 at 05:12. Facebook
We had a great time at Hughes Primary School, ACT today playing games and talking about all the ways the United States and Australia work together as part of the school’s annual #HarmonyDay celebrations.


More #HarmonyDay fun to come next week! #USwithAus #sidebyside