Release type: Media Release


Visit to Washington DC


The Hon Tony Burke MP
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations
Minister for the Arts

I will attend meetings in Washington DC from 11-15 July 2022 as part of the thirtieth Australian American Leadership Dialogue (AALD).

The AALD is an initiative which brings together Australian and American leaders from government, the private sector, media, education and the community.

It promotes mutual understanding and cooperation on important issues such as security, enterprise, culture, environment, economy and society that matter to both nations.

I was invited to the AALD because of my portfolio, which is especially relevant to this year’s forum program which covers employment and workplace relations.

I will also be presenting on the Australian Parliament in my capacity as Leader of the House.

During my visit I will also be meeting with key stakeholders and officials related to my employment and workplace relations portfolio. Additionally, I will attend AUKUS-related meetings at the White House and Congress.