Fantastic news for your Friday

COMPELLING READ: In the United Nations General Assembly vote, Australia has secured one of five non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council. Estimated to have cost around $25million over the five year campaign, the UNSC bid was launched by Kevin Rudd and has been a major priority of the current Government. Senator Bob Carr was quoted as saying:

It’s countries saying ‘we like Australia. We think Australia’s role is good and positive and we want to see Australia provide leadership’… It’s a wonderful heart-warming endorsement of Australia as a good local citizen.

Read more on the ABC:

The AIIA’s position paper on the UNSC bid is here:

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