Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 5, 2011

Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M. Campbell will travel to Australia August 8-14, 2011.

Assistant Secretary Campbell departs Washington, D.C. on August 8 and arrives in Sydney, Australia on August 10. In Sydney, he will meet with experts at the Lowy Institute before departing for Perth on August 11. While in Perth, Assistant Secretary Campbell will lead the U.S. delegation for the Australian-American Leadership Dialogue (AALD).

The Australian-American Leadership Dialogue is a private, non-partisan organization created in 1991 to promote exchanges between American and Australian leaders from government, the private sector and academia. It meets annually, alternating between locations in the United States and Australia.

He will return to Washington, D.C. on August 14.

PRN: 2011/1276