Australia’s current public-policy space is too small to grapple with the huge geopolitical and environmental shifts underway.
Australia needs a clear bipartisan vision of its role in the world and a strategic agenda for the long-term national interest.
Dream of working at the UN one day? There are some strategies you can employ to maximise your chances.
To build a career as a diplomat you will need good grades, experience, social skills – and a little bit of luck.
Gareth Evans, foreign minister in the Hawke government, brought an ambitious vision for Australia’s international diplomacy to cabinet.
There is little of Gareth Evans’ sweeping analysis in the cabinet papers of 1990-91 of a rapidly changing world order or of his vision of good international citizenship.
Bob Carr ‘obviously revelled being back in the middle of the action’ in his 18 months as foreign minister, says former Labor foreign minister Gareth Evans.
Bob Carr took on the job of Australian foreign minister believing, as he doesn’t hesitate to tell us in his Diary of a Foreign Minister, that it was highly unlikely that he would be there for very long…
Professor Gareth Evans believes the political wounds from the actions of Sir John Kerr are yet to heal completely.
Sir John Kerr was the worst of Australia’s governors-general and his legacy was to delay the emergence of an Australian republic…
Bob Carr is Australia’s new foreign minister after a cabinet reshuffle by Julia Gillard.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard today delivered a political surprise by announcing former NSW premier Bob Carr as Foreign Minister in her reshuffled cabinet. Carr takes over from Kevin Rudd, who returns to…