AUSTRALIA & URUGUAY
Australia and Uruguay established diplomatic relations in 1954. Australia’s Ambassador to Buenos Aires holds non-resident accreditation to Uruguay, and Australia has an Honorary Consulate in Montevideo. Uruguay opened an Embassy in Canberra in 1958. The Uruguay-Australia Chamber was established in 2011.
Resident Australian population born in Uruguay (2016 Census) – 8,994
Australian residents of Uruguayan descent (2016 Census) – 7,836
Our aim is to work with the Uruguayan community to field a team in the AFI World Cup, an event which is held annually in Melbourne. The format of the World Cup is 9-a-side, mixed (men & women) and non-contact.
If you are of Uruguayan descent and keen to represent Uruguay, please join the Team Uruguay Facebook group.