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The Canberra officer (8): politicisation

The avowed purpose of the Canberra officer project is to get an officer corps that can better serve Australia’s political leaders and win the bureaucratic battles. An undeclared purpose is the creation of political nous. …

Kennedy brings Washington closer to Canberra

It was Prime Minister Robert Menzies who told President Lyndon B. Johnson bluntly but accurately what the simple requirement happened to be for an effective US ambassador to Australia. The ambassador had to have the

It’s Canberra Day—we’ll be back tomorrow

Those of us in the nation’s capital are enjoying a public holiday today, but we’ll be back tomorrow with our usual program of commentary and analysis. Until then, catch up with Friday’s ASPI suggests; Tom Hanson on upping …