Policy Briefing: Australia’s role in ASEAN with Ambassador Jane Duke


Insight into what to expect at the 2018 ASEAN Leaders Summit hosted in Australia

Image courtesy of ASEAN

Asia Society Australia is pleased to welcome Ms Jane Duke, Australian Ambassador for ASEAN, for a roundtable dinner under our ‘Policy Briefing’ series.

Hosted by PwC, Ms Duke will brief Asia Society Australia members and guests in Sydney.

ASEAN, with a population of 620 million and a combined GDP of around US$2.5 trillion, remains an increasingly important political, security, economic and cultural partner for Australia. This bespoke dinner briefing will give select Asia Society members and guests the opportunity to discuss Australia’s 2018 hosting of the ASEAN Leaders Summit as well as our growing relationship with this vital community.

This briefing will run under Chatham House rule.  

Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017
Time: 6:30 for a 6:45 start, conclude 8:30 pm
Venue: PwC, level 17, One International Towers, Barangaroo  

This event is by invitation only. For more information please contact programaustralia@asiasociety.org

About the speaker:

Ms Duke is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

She has previously served overseas as Deputy High Commissioner to Malaysia (2011-2014) and as Counsellor (Immigration) at Australia’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva (2005-2008).

In Canberra, Ms Duke has served as Assistant Secretary South East Asia Regional Branch, Assistant Secretary Canada and Latin America Branch and as Assistant Secretary Northern Southern Eastern Europe Branch.

Ms Duke holds a Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) majoring in Japanese studies and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the Australian National University. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Technology, NSW.

This event is generously hosted by PwC.


This event is a part of Asia Society Australia’s Policy Briefing series, delivered to our members by senior diplomats, foreign policy experts and practitioners, economists and country experts which offer an insider’s perspective on foreign and economic policy issues and relationships which are critically important for Australia and the region. 

Event Details

Wed 29 Mar 2017
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

PwC, level 17, One International Towers, Barangaroo
By invitation only.
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