Ashlee Betteridge

Ashlee Betteridge

Ashlee Betteridge is a Research Officer at the Development Policy Centre, also working on outreach. A former journalist, she holds a Master of Public Policy (Development Policy) from ANU and has development experience in Indonesia and Timor-Leste. She edits the 'In Brief' section of the Devpolicy Blog and also handles media inquiries. For story tips or suggestions: ashlee.betteridge[@]anu.edu.au or Ph:+61 2 6125 0178.

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Bill Armstrong: volunteering with attitude

For generations of young Australians with a passion for social justice, volunteering in developing or indigenous communities has been a rite of passage. Bill Armstrong…

Phillip Passmore: not your ordinary pharmacist

When major disasters strike in developing countries, donated goods are never far behind. But too often they are unneeded, unusable or provided far in excess…

Not the Millennium Villages: Colin and Ria in Eastern Indonesia

When Colin Barlow and Ria Gondowarsito worked together on a report on poverty in Eastern Indonesia in the late 1980s, they didn’t know that it…

PNG Update this week + new blog compilation book

A reminder to our friends in Port Moresby that the 2016 PNG Update will be held this week on Thursday and Friday (3-4 November) at…

Peter Singer’s effective altruism

Australian philosopher Peter Singer has been listed among the world’s most influential people, and his writing on tough questions of morality has inspired both controversy and…

Helen Evans: a decade on the frontiers of global health

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have become major forces in global health. When they were still…

Oil Search Foundation seeks Head of Signature Programs

The Oil Search Foundation (OSF) seeks expressions of interest from qualified individuals for the position of Head of Signature Programs. This position is based in Port…

Pacific and PNG Greg Taylor scholarship – call for expressions of interest

Scholars from PNG and the Pacific are invited to submit expressions of interest in the Greg Taylor scholarship program for the 2016-17 round. Applicants would…

Effective Altruism Australia conference – videos online

If you didn’t attend the Effective Altruism Australia conference (EAGxAustralia) in Melbourne earlier this year, the videos of panels and keynotes are now online. The…

Aisyiyah: 99 years of women’s empowerment

The second in our series of Aid Profiles is now online: on Indonesia’s longest-serving women’s organisation, Aisyiyah. Aisyiyah currently works with the Australian aid program to deliver the Empowering Indonesian Women…