Mr Ron Murray awarded with Foreign Minister’s Commendation

On Wednesday 13 September, Ambassador Kusaka hosted a ceremony to award Mr Ron Murray, Founder and Chairman of Murrays Australia with the Foreign Minister’s Commendation for his significant contributions in the promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and Australia in his role as Patron of the Australia-Japan Society (ACT) Inc. Mr Murray was joined by family and friends for the ceremony and in his speech, he shared his personal history of his many years of interaction with Japan. Mr Murray concluded by thanking the Foreign Minister for the commendation and expressed his desire to continue to work with the Australia-Japan Society into the future for the friendship and goodwill between our two countries. 
 
Ambassador Kusaka presenting the Commendation
to Mr Ron Murray
Mr Ron Murray and Ambassador Kusaka
 
Mr and Mrs Murray with
the Ambassador and Mrs Kusaka
Group photo of Mr Murray, Ambassador Kusaka
and attending guests