About the Australian Consulate-General, Los Angeles
Ambassador Jane Duke
Ms Duke was appointed Australian Consul-General Los Angeles in August 2020. Ms Duke is an experienced senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). She was most recently Australia’s Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta, Indonesia, and has served overseas as Deputy High Commissioner, Malaysia, and as Counsellor (Immigration) at Australia’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.
In Canberra, Ms Duke has served as Assistant Secretary, South East Asia Regional Branch, Canada and Latin America Branch, and Northern, Southern and Eastern Europe Branch. Ms Duke has also held senior positions in the immigration portfolio.
Ms Duke holds a Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) degree and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Technology Sydney.
Ms Duke is married, with two children.
The Consulate-General in Los Angeles promotes Australia’s interests in the south west of the United States and provides consular, passport and notarial services to Australians located in southern California, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada (Clark County) and Utah.
The Consulate raises awareness of Australia’s capabilities across a range of sectors, including the creative industries (film, music and fashion), innovation and technology, infrastructure, education, and tourism. In addition, the Consulate-General in Los Angeles manages the annual G’Day USA program, which brings together business, academia and policy makers to showcase Australia as an innovative and high-quality partner for the US, build people to people links, and enhance dialogue on shared priorities such as cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, defence industries and innovation.
Consular Districts Include
California (south of the 36N latitude), Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada (Clark County only) and Utah.
There are currently no vacancies.