On 3 February, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, chaired a roundtable of Perth-based leaders of business, academia and non-government organisations.
Foreign Policy White Paper: Maximising our influence in a changing world
A blog by Frances Adamson, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
On 2 February, members of the White Paper Taskforce met with academics and young professionals in Perth to discuss foreign policy issues facing Australia today, and in the decade to come.
The White Paper Taskforce drew on the immense knowledge, expertise and experience of Western Australia's energy and resource sector in a roundtable discussion.
On 1 February, the White Paper Taskforce travelled to Geraldton, Western Australia, to consult representatives from the Mid-West region on Australia’s international engagement.
Representatives from a number of Government agencies, think tanks and the private sector have participated in a series of roundtable discussions in Canberra.