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James Batley

Deputy Director

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

HQ Phone:  +61 3 9221 5455

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

55 Collins Street

Melbourne, Victoria,3000

Australia

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Background Information

Employment History

Deputy

AusAID


Special Coordinator

RAMSI


RAMSI Special Coordinator, Prime Minister

Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau


RAMSI Special Coordinator

University of the South Pacific


High Commissioner

Australian Embassy


High Commissioner

Australian Government


Affiliations

SRSG

Representative


Courts

Advisory Board, The Minister of Justice


Australian High Commission

Secretary


Education

Bachelor of Arts ( Honours ) degree

Sydney University


Web References(196 Total References)


dfat.gov.au

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


aid.dfat.gov.au

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.


aid.dfat.gov.au

A portrait head shot of AusAID Deputy Director General James Batley, with a view of Canberra in the window background.
As Deputy Director General of the Country Programs Group, James Batley's responsibilities include the agency's Pacific, East Asia, Africa and community programs.


www.dfat.gov.au [cached]

Mr James Batley
High Commissioner to Fiji 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.


hawaiipublicradio.org [cached]

Nevertheless, in a paper published in the East Asia Forum, a former head of RAMSI, James Batley, described Canberra's current policy as close to an Australian Monroe Doctrine.
Now with the Australian National University, Batley wrote: "It is not hard to envision situations in which Australia may again seek to play a direct role in the affairs of a regional state."


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