Kevin Rudd writes in The Australian: “Chairman Mal’s new McCarthyism”

Posted in Asia and the World, Media, Mission, News, Op-eds, Uncategorized

Originally published in The Australian, 24 February 2018 By Kevin Rudd Last December, Malcolm Turnbull proclaimed that the “Australian people had stood up” — “Aodaliya renmin zhanqilaile” — against the Chinese. This was a parody of a statement attributed to Mao Zedong on the proclamation of the People’s Republic of China, after a century of […]

Kevin Rudd writes in The Security Times: “A mechanism to manage security tensions in the Asia-Pacific region”

Posted in Asia and the World, International Cooperation, Media, Mission, News, Op-eds, Peace, Security and Counter-Terrorism

Originally published in The Security Times, February 2018 By Kevin Rudd As we meet this year at Munich, global tensions are at their highest point since the end of the Cold War. Like much of the rest of the world, Asia saw a number of security crises unfold over the last year. Tensions between China […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the Message Stick National Apology Breakfast: “Address on the Tenth Anniversary of the Apology”

Posted in Equality and Justice, Media, Mission, News, Transcripts

Address on the Tenth Anniversary of the National Apology  The Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia Great Hall, Parliament House Canberra 13 February 2018 For many of us, ten years may seem like an eternity. For our long-suffering indigenous brothers and sisters, it is not. The national apology to indigenous Australians came fully […]

Kevin Rudd delivers the inaugural La Trobe University China Studies Oration

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“Xi Jinping’s China, Trump’s America and the Future of Australia‑China Relations”  Inaugural La Trobe University China Studies Oration The Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia State Library of Victoria Melbourne Tuesday 12 February 2018 Tonight I am to speak about Australia-China relations. Let me first put this into a broader frame. I’d like to talk first about […]