Colin Heseltine


Asia Pacific community: reinventing the wheel

Australia's former head of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Colin Heseltine, questions the value of Prime Minister Rudd's new Asia Pacific Community idea. With all the untidiness and built-in inefficiencies of the current system of regional dialogue, there is still a system in place...

Australia and South Korea: new governments…new opportunities?

Colin Heseltine, former Australian ambassador to the Republic of Korea, notes that despite substantial economic ties between Australia and Korea, their relationship “lacks a sense of the long-term strategic importance of the relationship which drives Australia’s relationships with its two other north-east Asian partners, Japan...