Australia's major parties present differing ODA plans in lead-up to elections

The Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre is co-hosting three forums on international development leading up to Australia’s national elections on May 21, 2022. The Greens, the Australian Labor Party, and the Liberal-National Coalition parties (incumbent) will each present their priorities and platforms for Australian international development cooperation.

The Australian Greens' Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Senator Jenna Rice, and spokesperson on international aid and development, Senator Mehreen Faruqi, presented their policies on May 4, 2022.

Opposition Shadow Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Pat Conroy, will outline Labor's position on May 9, 2022. Current Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Zed Seselja, will speak at the University on 13 May, 2022.

The live-streamed forums will be available on the Development Policy Centre’s YouTube channel.

Event: Australian Green Party

Event: Australian Labor Party

Event: Liberal-National Party