Senator Penny Wong to speak at ANU foreign policy forum

Monday, August 7, 2017 — Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator the Hon Penny Wong will speak at Australia’s only in-depth annual stocktake of international policy at The Australian National University (ANU) on Tuesday.

The third ANU Australia 360 forum will examine Australia’s foreign policy challenges and opportunities, as well as the results of its current foreign policy.

Media are invited to attend.

Panels will cover Australia’s political, security and economic realities, its key relationships across the region, current major issues and prospects for the future.

Speakers at the event will include:

- Senator the Hon Penny Wong

- Professor Michael Wesley, Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

- Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of the ANU National Security College

- Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Deputy Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs

- Professor Hugh White, Defence analyst

- Dr Greg Fealy, Southeast Asia and Indonesia expert

Full details, including the conference program are online here.

WHAT: Australia 360 Forum

WHO: Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Senator Penny Wong, ANU experts

WHEN: Starting 9am Tuesday 8 August. Senator Wong to give the keynote address at 9.30am

WHERE: Member’s Dining Room, Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Canberra


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