The Complacent Country: Alternative Visions For Australia’s Future in the Region and the World

The Hon Kevin Rudd, AC 26th Prime Minister of Australia Australian National University 28 August, 2019. Tonight I’d like to talk about alternative visions for Australia’s future. I’ve been doing a series of these around the country. That’s because I fear we have become the complacent country – complacent about the many great political, economic, social, environmental and security challenges …

The Complacent Country: Alternative Visions for Australia’s Economic Future

The Hon Kevin Rudd, AC 26th Prime Minister of Australia University of Melbourne 27 August, 2019. Over the course of the coming week, I am delivering a series of public lectures on alternative visions for Australia’s future. I’m doing so because I believe we have become the complacent country – complacent about our economic future, the future of our social …

The Complacent Country: On the Elements of a National Vision for Australia’s Future

The Hon Kevin Rudd, AC. 26th Prime Minister of Australia University of Queensland 26 August, 2019. Over the course of the next week, I propose to deliver a series of university lectures on competing visions for Australia’s future. They are based in part in a long essay I wrote earlier this year entitled “The Complacent Country”. They are designed to …

Podcast: What You Will Learn

Listen to the podcast here.   Kevin Rudd came from humble beginnings in country Queensland to become the 26th Prime Minister of Australia in 2007. He is author of the books ‘Kevin Rudd – The PM Years’ and ‘Not for the Faint Hearted’. Mr Rudd is currently the President of the Asia Society Policy Institute and is living in New …

Kevin Rudd Le Monde interview – Sur la Chine, les Américains n’ont pas de stratégie

L’ancien premier ministre australien Kevin Rudd s’inquiète des divisions au sein de la Maison Blanche sur l’attitude à adopter face à Pékin Kevin Rudd, ancien premier ministre travailliste d’Australie, est le président de l’Asia Policy Institute, un think tank de New York destiné à favoriser les relations des Etats-Unis avec l’Asie. Il analyse les stratégies chinoises et américaines, alors que les tensionssont vives entre …