This subject introduces students to the history, theory and practice of Australian public and foreign policy. The subject addresses issues of international and domestic concern, thereby providing students with an understanding of the modern Australian political environment. The emphasis of the subject is to equip students with the necessary tools to understand critically the development of Australian policy. On completion, students will have gained an appreciation of the actors and institutions that develop and implement Australian public and foreign policy.
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1. The ability to think critically about Australia's public and foreign policy, the role of individuals and institutions in crafting and executing that policy, and ability to critically analyse the complex approaches in Australia's domestic, and foreign policies.
2. Demonstrated ability to work together and problem solve.
3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including through presentations, discussions with colleagues, and writings.
4. Familiarity with a variety of tools and templates for the presentation of information.