Senior AppointmentsWho's who and who's moving in the PS
Ritchie for Berlin
David Ritchie has been appointed as Australia's next Ambassador to Germany, with non-resident accreditation to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. He is expected to take up his appointment in January 2014, replacing Peter Tesch.
Mr Ritchie is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and is currently Australia's Ambassador to Italy.
Barrie Cassidy has resigned as Chair of the Advisory Board of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.
Mr Cassidy was appointed by the previous Government in August.
Edition 385, 29 October 2013