The 2017 Commemorative Visit to Australia of His Imperial Highness

Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie Haile-Selassie

Some of the documents and speeches of the Visit

The Background Briefing Document issued in advance of the Commemorative Visit

Schedule for the Australian Commemorative Trip

Remarks to the New South Wales Ethiopian Community, Parramatta, June 18, 2017

The Australian Financial Review article of June 22, 2017

Address to the New South Wales Parliamentary Lunch

Response by His Imperial Highness to the Official Welcome to Australia, The Australian Club, Sydney

Remarks the Melbourne Club Dinner: The Crown in an Age of Uncertainty

Remarks by Makonnen Kabede of the Melbourne Ethiopian Community, June 24, 2017

Is Australia Ready to be at the Centre of the New World: Address by Gregory Copley to the AICC, Perth, June 29, 2017

The Importance of Ethiopian-Australian Relations: an Address to the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, June 29, 2017

Remarks by His Imperial Highness to a private dinner in Perth, June 29, 2017

Online media report links

Key sponsors and supporters who made the Commemorative Visit possible

Imperial Ethiopia's Unique Symbols, Structures, and Roles in the Modern World. Gregory Copley’s address to the US Library of Congress, May 11, 2017.

Below Left: Some members of the Ethiopian community of Perth, Western Australia, at the Perth black tie dinner for His Imperial Highness, gathering around the Prince. Ethiopian-Australian businessman Michael Feleke, second from right, was awarded the rank of Member of the Order of the Star of Honor of Ethiopia (MSE) for his work in helping to bring the Ethiopian community together for the Commemorative Visit to Western Australia.

Below Right: Prince Ermias and the Ethiopian Ambassador to Australia, HE Tirfu Kidanemariam, pose with Ethiopian-Australian children at a reception and coffee ceremony which the Ambassador graciously hosted for the Visit on June 21, 2017.