• The beauty of the BEASTLY

    A collaborative performance project by Australian, Indonesian and Malaysian artists with disabilities has thrilled international audiences.

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  • Building our urban futures

    MAD.LAB, a three-week program offered by the University of New South Wales, is forging closer ties between young Australian and Chinese creatives.

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  • Senator Fierravanti-Wells meets Papua New Guinean designer

    During her visit to Papua New Guinea, Senator Fierravanti-Wells met with emerging Papua New Guinean designer, Genevieve Igara-Falevai.

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  • Senator Fierravanti-Wells meets Papua New Guinea netball teams

    Senator Fierravanti-Wells attended a netball exhibition match during her recent visit to Papua New Guinea.

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Australia's public diplomacy is raising awareness overseas of our country—as a great destination for tourism and education, an advocate for global trade liberalisation, and a trusted citizen of the Indo-Pacific region. For detail on Australia's public diplomacy efforts, read the Public Diplomacy Strategy.

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