John Anthony McCarthy QC, KCSG (born 20 October 1947 in Parkes, New South Wales), is the current Australian Ambassador to the Holy See. Prior to his ambassadorial appointment, he was a Queens Counsel at the NSW Bar and a barrister in Sydney.
(born 1942) has served as Australia's Ambassador to Vietnam (1981–83), Ambassador to Mexico (1985–87), Ambassador to Thailand (1992–94), Ambassador to the United States from 1995 to 1997, Ambassador to Indonesia (1997-2001) Ambassador to Japan (27 July 2001-2004), and High Commissioner to India (approx. 2004-2009). He has also served in Damascus, Baghdad and Vientiane.
24.08.2012 - Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese REPORT 23 Aug 2012 Leading Sydney lawyer JohnMcCarthy, QC Leading […] Sydney lawyer JohnMcCarthy, QC, flies out to Rome today to take up his new position as Australias Ambassador to the Holy […] JohnMcCarthy says there is much to be done to keep up Australias presence but he adds Tim Fischer was a benchmark and a
30.01.2012 [The West Australian] - Caretaker trainer JohnMcCarthy is confident the $3.2 million stake-earner, a winner of 38 races, will bounce back from two unplaced runs, in the Inters series which begins on February 17. McCarthy yesterday entered Mr Feelgood and Inters rival
04.02.2012 [The West Australian] - The win prompted trainer- reinsman JohnMcCarthy to predict a bold showing by Washakie in the V75 Perth Inter Dominion Championship which begins on February 17. Washakie, who raced outside pacemaker Has The Answers, outstayed him in the final strides