Opinion: How Australia became the ‘odd man in’ November 11, 2014 As the G20 summit in Brisbane nears, Professor Benjamin Reilly, Dean of the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs at Murdoch University, traces the history of Australia’s rise as a major world power in an article for The West Australian. Professor Reilly urges Australian politicians to play a leadership role at the summit next week and to make full use of its place at such gatherings, including the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting currently taking place in Beijing. He argues that such high level multilateral gatherings are especially beneficial for Australia – a trading nation with a small population situated a long way from the world’s power centres. To read to full article, click here. Print This Post Media contact: Jo Manning Tel: (08) 9360 2474 | Mobile: 0408 201 309 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Categories: General, Experts Tags: Sir Walter Murdoch School, apec, australian politics, benjamin reilly, g20, g20 brisbane, sir walter murdoch school of public policy and international affairs, west australian Leave a comment Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website You can use these tags : <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> We read every comment and will make every effort to approve each new comment within one working day. To ensure speedy posting, please keep your comments relevant to the topic of discussion, free of inappropriate language and in-line with the editorial integrity of this newsroom. If not, your comments may not be published. Thanks for commenting!