2020 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals
Embassy of Japan in AustraliaThe Government of Japan announced on 29 April the 2020 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals for their outstanding contribution to their respective areas.
The Embassy of Japan therefore wishes it to be known that the following recipient shall be conferred with decorations in recognition of their endeavours. The detail of the recipient is as follow;
Mr. John McCarthy
・ Former Australian Ambassador to Japan
・ Former Deputy Secretary for public affairs, international and legal, and North Asia divisions, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia
Mr John McCarthy has been awarded “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star” for his contribution to strengthening bilateral relations and promoting friendship between Japan and Australia.