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2020 – A series of events

02 August, 2020

At this point in time, you either live under a rock, do not engage in any social media platform or you are busy preparing for the next dystopian fantasy the world will undoubtedly eject itself into. We’ve had a World War 3 scare, a global pandemic, devastating bushfires, destructive uprisings and hornet swarms. Has the […]

Kevin Rudd speaks at the UN General Assembly

Kevin Rudd on Diplomacy, Politics & Growing Up

19 July, 2020

Kevin Rudd was 15 years old when he wrote a letter to then Prime Minister Gough Whitlam asking for advice on becoming a diplomat, Gough replied and set Kevin’s life journey into motion. “[Gough wrote] ‘I really think you should go to university and you should study a foreign language’ so that kind of began […]

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  13. 09 May 20

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  14. 05 Jul 20

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  15. 25 Jul 20

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  16. 31 Jul 20 - 09 Aug

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  17. 22 Aug 20

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