11 Nov 2013

Australian woman named as new RAMSI co-ordinator

2:43 pm on 11 November 2013

Australia has appointed a woman to head the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands for the first time.

A career diplomat, Justine Braithwaite, will take over as the special co-ordinator later this month.

She replaces Nicholas Coppel who has held the role for the past two and a half years.