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Bruce Hunt

Bruce Hunt was a Research Fellow in the School of History, College of Arts and Social Sciences, at the Australian National University.  He was an officer in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) from 1974 until his retirement in mid-2011.  He was posted to the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby from 1985 to 1987 and was Director of the PNG Section in DFAT from 1990 to 1994 and again from 2000 to 2003.

In 1999 he was appointed Chief Negotiator in the Peace Monitoring Group on Bougainville.  In 2000 he was an adviser to the Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group set up to examine the challenges faced by the Papua New Guinea Defence Force.  His other postings have been to Bonn, Harare, Tel Aviv and as High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Tonga.

In 1996 he attended the Australian College of Defence and Strategic Studies (now known as the Australian Defence College). He was a Fellow of the College. He was awarded a PhD from the University of New England in 2003.


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  • Australia’s Northern Shield?

    Bruce Hunt

Events

Taking to the Field: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Carlton Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC

If asked to name an Australian woman scientist from the past, very few could. Let’s change that. Histories of Australian science largely overlook women. Their absence gives the impression that,...

Free

Time of Our Lives: book launch (Melbourne)

Readings Hawthorn Woi Wurrung Country, 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, VIC

Join Sian Prior in conversation with Maggie Kirkman to celebrate the release of Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women. ‘A must-read for all those women who refuse to go gentle...

Free

The Big Teal – Net Zero: Investing in the Future (Brisbane)

Playhouse, QPAC Corner Grey and Melbourne Streets, South Brisbane, QLD

A decade-long climate war and inadequate government action have left a vacuum of opportunities that are being sucked up by an increasing number of business leaders, investors and activists. Respected...

$30 – $35