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

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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June 23, 2022

AP4D Pacific Symposium - recording and transcript

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June 21, 2022

Australia and the Pacific - finding new ways to shape a shared future with the region

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April 21, 2022

Imagine if... Speech by the Australian Prime Minister at the Fifth Annual ASEAN-Australia Summit

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