Reimagining Australia's international relations.

A platform for collaboration between the development, diplomacy and defence communities.

AP4D brings together individuals and organisations united by a mission to reimagine Australia's international relations.

AP4D provides a platform for constructive dialogue, fresh ideas and future-focused debate on Australia's role in the Asia-Pacific.

Allan Gyngell AO
“Australia’s capacity to shape the world by persuading others will determine how effectively we can deal with the unparalleled international challenges ahead. That requires us to coordinate all our national assets in new ways. AP4D is a model for what needs to be done.”

Allan Gyngell AO

National President, Australian Institute of International Affairs

Allan Gyngell AO
"Development assistance builds livelihoods and is a multiplier of peace, security and cooperation. Australia needs strong relationships with our neighbours in an uncertain strategic environment."

Marc Purcell

CEO, Australian Council for International Development

Allan Gyngell AO
"Our strategic circumstances demand we overcome foreign policy silos. AP4D is the platform for integrated debate, fresh ideas, and the merging of interests between development, diplomacy and defence communities."

Bridi Rice

Founding Co-convenor, AP4D

News & updates

November 23, 2022

Submission to the New International Development Policy

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November 10, 2022

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into supporting democracy in our region

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November 7, 2022

Submission to the Defence Strategic Review

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September 6, 2022

A growing team

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July 19, 2022

AP4D is hiring: program lead and events/communications roles

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