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Mr. James Batley

Deputy Director

DFAT

HQ Phone: +61 2 6261 3980

DFAT

R.G. Casey Building

Barton, Australian Capital Territory 0221

Australia

Company Description

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE (DFAT) The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is responsible for advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. The department employs more than 3,500 people in Austral... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Deputy Director General, Asia Pacific and Program Enabling Group

AusAID

Affiliations

Advisory Board, The Minister of Justice
One Just World

Advisory Board, The Minister of Justice
Courts

Representative
SRSG

High Commissioner
Australia

Secretary
Australian High Commission

Secretary
Australian High Commission

Education

Bachelor of Arts ( Honours ) degree

Sydney University

Web References (196 Total References)


A head and shoulders shot of ...

aid.dfat.gov.au [cached]

A head and shoulders shot of James Batley, who joined AusAID as Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Program Enabling Group and the agency's Executive Committee in February 2011. James Batley joined AusAID as Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Program Enabling Group and the agency's Executive Committee in February 2011. Before joining AusAID, James headed the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (external website)'s Consular, Public Diplomacy and Parliamentary Affairs Division.

James joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1984 and early in his career served in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. From 1997 to 1999 he was Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, concurrently serving terms in 1997 as Deputy Leader of the regional Truce Monitoring Group in Bougainville and in 1998 as Chief Negotiator of the Group's successor, the Peace Monitoring Group.
From 1999 to 2002 James served as Australia's senior diplomatic representative in Dili, East Timor, and was appointed Australia's first Ambassador to East Timor at independence in May 2002. In 2004 James was appointed Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, a position he held until 2006. From early 2007 to late 2009 he served as Australia's High Commissioner to Fiji, with concurrent accreditation to Tuvalu and Nauru, and as Permanent Representative to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
James also held a range of senior positions with the department in Canberra. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2002.


A portrait head shot of AusAID ...

aid.dfat.gov.au [cached]

A portrait head shot of AusAID Deputy Director General James Batley, with a view of Canberra in the window background.

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As Deputy Director General of the Country Programs Group, James Batley's responsibilities include the agency's Pacific, East Asia, Africa and community programs.


High Commissioner to Fiji

www.dfat.gov.au [cached]

Mr James Batley

High Commissioner to Fiji
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Mr Batley is a career foreign service officer who joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1984. He was most recently Special Coordinator to Solomon Islands, a position he held from August 2004 until November 2006.
In Australia, Mr Batley served in the South Pacific Bilateral Section (1988-89), Director, Papua New Guinea Section (1994) and, as Assistant Secretary, Mainland South-East Asia and South Asia Branch (2002-2004).
Overseas, Mr Batley has served as Third Secretary, Australian High Commission, Port Vila (1985-88), First Secretary, Australian High Commission, Port Moresby (1990-93), Counsellor, Australian Embassy, Jakarta (1995-97) and as High Commissioner to Solomon Islands (1997-99), concurrently serving as Deputy Leader of the Truce Monitoring Group, Bougainville and Chief Negotiator of the Peace Monitoring Group, Bougainville. From 1999-2002 Mr Batley served as Australia's senior diplomatic representative in Dili, East Timor, and was appointed Australia's first Ambassador to East Timor at independence in May 2002.
Mr Batley was born in Sydney in 1958 and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Sydney University.


RAMSI - Media - Speeches

www.ramsi.org [cached]

Special Coordinator James Batley and Deputy Special Coordinator Paul Ash

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060602 Special Coordinator James Batley and Dep SC Paul Ash Address to Solomon Islands Parliament, 116kB PDF file
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Special Coordinator James Batley
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Special Coordinator, James Batley
050331 Special Coordinator James Batley 'The Role of RAMSI in Solomon Islands' Peace, Just. & Reconc. Conference, 86kB PDF file


A head and shoulders shot of ...

ausaid.gov.au [cached]

A head and shoulders shot of James Batley, who joined AusAID as Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Program Enabling Group and the agency's Executive Committee in February 2011. James Batley joined AusAID as Deputy Director General of the Asia, Pacific and Program Enabling Group and the agency's Executive Committee in February 2011. Before joining AusAID, James headed the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (external website)'s Consular, Public Diplomacy and Parliamentary Affairs Division.

James joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 1984 and early in his career served in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. From 1997 to 1999 he was Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, concurrently serving terms in 1997 as Deputy Leader of the regional Truce Monitoring Group in Bougainville and in 1998 as Chief Negotiator of the Group's successor, the Peace Monitoring Group.
From 1999 to 2002 James served as Australia's senior diplomatic representative in Dili, East Timor, and was appointed Australia's first Ambassador to East Timor at independence in May 2002. In 2004 James was appointed Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, a position he held until 2006. From early 2007 to late 2009 he served as Australia's High Commissioner to Fiji, with concurrent accreditation to Tuvalu and Nauru, and as Permanent Representative to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.
James also held a range of senior positions with the department in Canberra. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in 2002.

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