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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT

The High Commissioner of Australia, Mr Alistair Murray McLean, presented his Credentials to President Ong Teng Cheong at Command House today.

High Commissioner McLean, who is resident in Singapore succeeds Mr Ted Delofski, who left on 6 January 1997. The curriculum vitae of High Commissioner McLean is attached.

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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

4 MARCH 1997

ALISTAIR MURRAY MCLEAN

HIGH COMMISSIONER TO SINGAPORE

AUSTRALIA

BORN:              5 February 1947, Melbourne, Australia                     

                                                                             

AGE:               49                                                        

                                                                             

MARITAL            Married                                                   
STATUS:            Has two children                                          

                                                                             

EDUCATION:         Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne                 

                                                                             

                   Language training, Hong Kong University, 1972-73          

                                                                             

CAREER:            1970           Joined the Department of External Affairs   

                                                                              

                   Feb 1971-      Third Secretary and later Second            
                   Sep 1973       Secretary, Commission in Hong Kong          

                                                                              

                   1979-83        Counsellor, Embassy in Beijing              

                                                                              

                   1983-86        Counsellor, Embassy in Washington           

                                                                              

                   1986-87        Director, Philippines, Burma, Thailand      
                                  Section, Department of Foreign Affairs and  
                                  Trade                                       

                                                                              

                   1987-92        Consul-General, Consulate in Shanghai       

                                                                              

                   Oct 1992       Assistant Secretary, East Asia Branch,      
                   to date        Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade     

                                                                             

AWARDS/            Awarded the Order of Medal of Australia, 1991             
DECORATIONS:                                                                 


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