Council of the Swiss Abroad (CSA)

Elected Council Members for Australia for the term 2017-2021: 


Carmen Trochsler



I am a Swiss born and trained lawyer with many years experience in the Swiss judicial system and Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police. In 2010, I moved to Adelaide with my family for two years – and have not left since then!


I am a Member of the Swiss Club of SA (committee 2012-2014) and producer and presenter for the Swiss program of the multicultural radio station 5EBI in Adelaide. In 2014, I created the website – an advice hub for Swiss moving to and living in Australia. 


I was elected as Delegate of the Council of the Swiss Abroad mid-term in 2015 and re-elected in 2017. I enjoy the contact with other Swiss, the many Swiss Groups across Australia and the exchange with the Consulate General and authorities in Switzerland. With my fellow delegate Roland Isler I created this website last year to reach out to the Swiss and be present online. The meetings of the CSA in Switzerland are a great opportunity to network and to decide on an action plan for current issues (e.g. bank fees, e-voting). Apart from defending your interests, my goal is to further increase dialogue within the Swiss Community as this will allow us to voice more effectively what matters to Swiss in Australia. 


Job: Coordinator Rural Surgical Services, SA

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