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The Fifth Estate: A Foreign Affair

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Join two heavyweights of Foreign Affairs, Gareth Evans and Alexander Downer, in conversation with host Sally Warhaft about the history and nature of the portfolio and its importance in government.

How has the portfolio changed over time? What is the importance of various countries and regions both globally and in relation to Australia? How has that changed, and where it is heading? What will be most important for Australia in terms of foreign affairs in the future? Given their different experiences and the different times they were Foreign Affairs ministers, where do they now see Australia’s role in the world and where should it be?

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