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

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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 […]

Kevin Rudd speaks at the National Press Club, Canberra: “On Closing the Gap, We Must Stay the Course”

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‘On Closing the Gap, We Must Stay the Course’ The Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia The Australian National Press Club Canberra 12 February 2018   I begin by acknowledging the First Australians on whose lands we meet, and whose cultures we celebrate as the oldest continuing cultures in human history. I thank […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the Korea National Diplomatic Academy, Seoul: “The North Korean Nuclear Problem”

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An Address By The Hon Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia President, Asia Society Policy Institute, New York   “The North Korean Nuclear Problem”   Monday 11 December 2017   Korea National Diplomatic Academy, Seoul     Foreign Minister Kang, General Colin Powell, Ambassador Tom Pickering, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you to the […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the Seventh World Congress on the Study of China: “A New Sinology for the Future”

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新时代的新汉学 “A New Sinology for A New Period” The Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, New York  An Address to the Seventh World Forum on China Studies Shanghai Sunday 10 December 2017 Minister Jiang Jianguo, Director of the State Council Information Office. Mayor Ying Yong of […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the Yenching Academy, Peking University, Beijing: “Preserving the Long Peace in Asia”

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‘PRESERVING THE LONG PEACE IN ASIA’ THE HON KEVIN RUDD 26TH PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA PRESIDENT, ASIA SOCIETY POLICY INSTITUTE AN ADDRESS TO THE YENCHING ACADEMY, PEKING UNIVERSITY, BEIJING FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER 2017 How to preserve the long peace in Asia is of critical importance not just in Asia, but to nations across the world. The […]

The North Korean Nuclear Dilemma: Is Asia Heading Towards Armed Conflict? An Address to the Swedish Institute of International Affairs

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The North Korean Nuclear Dilemma: Is Asia Heading Towards Armed Conflict? An Address to the Swedish Institute of International Affairs The Honourable Kevin Rudd, 26th Prime Minister of Australia, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute Stockholm, Thursday 31 August 2017 Thank you very much Mats. It’s great to be back in Stockholm. I really enjoy this city, I enjoy this country. You […]