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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

Book Launch: Vinyl Dreams by Tony Wellington

Noosa Arts Theatre 163 Weyba Road, Noosaville, QLD

Noosa Arts Theatre is pleased to host the launch of Tony Wellington’s latest book, Vinyl Dreams: How the 1970s Changed Music. Brimming with beguiling stories and little-known details, Vinyl Dreams...

Book Launch: Failed Ambitions by Lee-Ann Monk and David Henderson

RHSV Gallery Downstairs 239 A'Beckett St, Melbourne, VIC

La Trobe University and the Royal Historical Society of Victoria invite you to the launch of Failed Ambitions: Kew Cottages and Changing Ideas of Intellectual Disabilities. To be launched by Dr Colleen...

Book Launch: Cruel Care by Jordana Silverstein

Muse Ground Floor, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Griffith, ACT

Jordana Silverstein in conversation with Frank Bongiorno Australia has long grappled with how to treat refugees, particularly children, who come to our country. Cruel Care asks why Australia pursues such...

$10 – $42

Book Launch: Cruel Care by Jordana Silverstein

Gleebooks 181A Glebe Point Road, Glebe, News South Wales

Launched by Zora Simic Australia has long grappled with how to treat refugees, particularly children, who come to our country. Cruel Care asks why Australia pursues such unforgiving immigration policies,...