Kim Beazley

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Last Name: Beazley
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The Hon. Kim C. Beazley AC has recently retired as Ambassador to the United States of America (appointed in February 2010). He was a member of the Australian Parliament (House of Representatives) from 1980 to 2007. He served as Minister for Defence in the Hawke Labor Government in 1984–90, and was Deputy Prime Minister in 1995–96.

He was leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and Leader of the Opposition in 1996–2001 and 2005–06. After retiring from politics in 2007, Mr Beazley was appointed Winthrop Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Western Australia. In July 2008 he was appointed Chancellor of The Australian National University, a position he held until December 2009.


31 October 2016

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute was established to provide an alternate source of advice on defence and strategic policy. The articles in this paper reflect on its first fifteen years....

18 May 2016

Essays in honour of Paul Dibb, a noteable actor in public service, currently a Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) at The Australian National University. 

19 September 2006

Respect for democracy, for different religions and cultures, for women and for hard work are some of the values which newcomers to this country should be asked to sign on to writes Kim Beazley,...