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Launch of Election Special Report: ‘Agenda for change 2019’

Speakers Karen Middleton, Marcus Hellyer, Peter Jennings and Lisa Sharland

ASPI warmly invites you to attend the launch of its third special election report ‘Agenda for Change 2019: Strategic choices for the next government’.

This year the report contains over thirty short essays by leading thinkers covering key strategic, defence and security challenges, and offers short- and long-term policy recommendation as well as outside the box ideas that break the traditional rules.

This special election report will be launched by Dr Marcus Hellyer, Senior Analyst at ASPI and report editor, followed by a panel discussion with Peter Jennings, Executive Director of ASPI, Lisa Sharland, Head of ASPI’s International Program, and Karen Middleton, Chief Political Correspondent for The Saturday Paper. This will be followed by a moderated Q&A with the audience.

A drinks and canape reception will conclude the event.

Speakers

Karen Middleton

Karen Middleton is a Canberra-based journalist and author with 30 years' experience covering national and international affairs.

Marcus Hellyer

Marcus is a Senior Analyst focusing on Defence economics and military capability.

Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings is the executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) a position he has held since May 2012.

Lisa Sharland

Lisa Sharland is Head of the International Program at ASPI with research interests in the United Nations and multilateralism, peacekeeping reform, Australia’s engagement in UN peacekeeping, African