Please enable javascript to access the full functionality of this site

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

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.


Karen Middleton

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

Marcus Hellyer

Marcus was a Senior Analyst focusing on Defence economics and military capability, leaving ASPI in 2023.

Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings was the executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) from May 2012 to May 2022.

Lisa Sharland

Lisa Sharland is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Stimson Center with the Protecting the Civilians in Conflict Program.