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Bruce Hunt

Bruce Hunt is 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 is 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

The Big Teal – Book Launch (online)

Online

Join Simon Holmes à Court in conversation with the Guardian’s political editor Katharine Murphy and the Independent Member for Curtin, Kate Chaney, to celebrate the launch of his book, The Big...

Free

The Big Teal – Simon Holmes à Court in conversation

Readings Hawthorn 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122, Hawthorn, VIC

Join us to hear Simon Holmes à Court in conversation with Monique Ryan; facilitated by Gay Alcorn. Published as part of the In the National Interest series, The Big Teal,...

Free

Book launch – Shadowline: The Dunera Diaries of Uwe Radok

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre 214-218 Nicholson St, Footscray, VIC

Join us for the launch of Shadowline: The Dunera Diaries of Uwe Radok, edited by Jacquie Houlden and Seumas Spark. To be launched by Dennis Altman. 6 for 6:30pm start....

Free