Former Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd – The Australia We Can All Be Proud Of
April 19, 2012 in Australia in the Asian Century
Former Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd spoke at the Annual AIIA NSW Charteris Dinner last year about the challenges and successes of Australian foreign policy and outlined a vision for Australia’s future role in world affairs. In his speech, Kevin Rudd speaks at length about Australia’s engagement with Asia and our future role in the region.
For a transcript of the speech click on the link below:
More recently, on Monday 16 April 2012, Kevin Rudd spoke at Asialink in Melbourne to launch the paper “Finding a Place on the Asian Stage” by Carillo Ganter and Allison Carol. His speech outlined the need for a more Asia literate Australia.
Click here for a transcript of the speech.
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You can also watch video recordings of Kevin Rudd at the AIIA NSW Charteris Dinner below: