Unveiling of the Statue of Rizal at Campbelltown, NSW
October 25 2012
White Paper to build Australia's role in Asia
Prime Minister The Hon Julia Gillard MP has announced the commissioning of a White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century, at a luncheon hosted by Asialink and the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre.â�¨
"Asia has never been of greater global significance as global economic and strategic weight shifts from west to east," said the Prime Minister.
Dr Ken Henry AC will lead the preparation of the White Paper, which should provide "the analysis and understanding which will ensure that every part of Government is working with the same approach."
The luncheon was attended by over 300 guests and tuned in to by hundreds more worldwide