Kevin Rudd on Buzzfeed: Aung San Suu Kyi Faces An Almost Impossible Dilemma. Don’t Give Up On Her.

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By Kevin Rudd and Janelle Saffin Originall published on Buzzfeed, 10 September 2017 Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd says now is not the time to walk away from Myanmar’s fragile democracy. In 2011, I traveled to Myanmar for the first time. I was then Foreign Minister of Australia, and was convinced that engaging Myanmar […]

Why ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future

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Why ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future The need for a new target on Indigenous child removal. An Address on the 9th Anniversary of the National Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples. The Hon. Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia Chair of the National Apology Foundation for Indigenous Australians Australian National University Canberra […]

Australia, Reconciliation and Race

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SYDNEY – National Apology Breakfast 12 February 2016 I honour the first Australians on whose land we meet and whose cultures we celebrate as the oldest continuing cultures in human history. I honour the “stolen generations” whose lives have been forever-wounded by the inhumanity, indifference and insensitivity of generations of white Australians. And I honour […]