Election of Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

We, Pacific Elders, from across the Blue Pacific write to convey our heartiest congratulations on your election as Prime Minister and the victory of the Labour Party at the recent federal elections

We followed with interest the policies and platforms the Labour Party advocated and were very encouraged with the views on important matters such as climate security/environment and the linkages to the rights and aspirations of indigenous peoples in their quest for dignity and survival. We share many of the principles and values such as human rights, freedom, good governance and respect, and we look forward to their full expressions in deepening the relationship between the peoples of Australia and the Pacific.

We wish you the best in this important leadership role in the region and look forward to a new era of meaningful partnership and opportunities for further dialogue and discourse.

This is a collective statement from Pacific Elders’ Voice. For further information, please contact us.

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