Diplomacy on the Front Line

(L-R: General Angus Campbell AO DSC and Frances Adamson.)

On 2 September 2020, IPAA ACT and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade hosted an online event, Diplomacy on the Front Line.

The event featured a keynote presentation from Frances Adamson, Secretary, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, followed by a conversation with General Angus Campbell AO DSC, Chief of the Defence Force. The event was chaired by Michael Manthorpe PSM, Commonwealth Ombudsman and IPAA ACT Deputy President.

Video – a complete video of the event (58 minutes) is available below or can be viewed on IPAA’s Vimeo channel here
Transcript – a full transcript of the event is available here.

Photos – some behind the scenes photos are below.


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