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The Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Canberra represents the Republic of Slovenia in Australia and other countries of accreditation, protects and realizes the interests of the Republic of Slovenia, its citizens and legal entities, and promotes and develops friendly relations and cooperation between the countries in all fields.

The relations between Slovenia and Australia respectively are good and friendly. Australia was among the first non-European countries to recognize the independent Republic of Slovenia. Its recognition came on 16 January 1992, only one day after the European Union recognized the new country. Diplomatic relations with Australia were established on 5 February 1992.