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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In Brief

More aid cuts? It’s news to Julie Bishop

In an article today in The Australian on the newly launched innovation hub at DFAT (which we’ll have more on soon), the newspaper’s foreign affairs…

UK locks 0.7% aid commitment in law

UK locks 0.7% aid commitment in law

In the UK on Monday, a Bill to lock in the country’s commitment to foreign aid at 0.7% of GNI was given the go-ahead to…

Two new NRI scoping studies

NRI is advertising two new research consultancies to scope research opportunities in relation to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and public resource management in PNG….

Labor promises to make aid volume commitment

Member for Fraser Andrew Leigh and Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Tanya Plibersek hosted a public forum on foreign aid with ANU Labor…

Livestream: Mari Pangestu’s address on 12 March

On 12 March, we will host Professor Mari Pangestu, one of Indonesia’s leading intellectuals and policy voices, for the 2015 Harold Mitchell Development Policy Annual…

NRI seeks consultants for research on SOEs

The National Research Institute in Papua New Guinea is seeking consultants to support its work looking at state-owned enterprises (SOEs). The research program on SOEs…

Jo Chandler on Manus

For those with an interest in the impacts of Australia’s offshore processing facility on the people of Manus Island in PNG, or in Manus or PNG…

New reports and a new look website for DFAT

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has rung in the new year with a new look website, a new report on Australia’s aid…

Seasonal Worker ‘own goal’ avoided

The Australian Government announced last week that more places would be made available for employers using the Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) in the horticulture sector….

Australia’s aid to Indonesia: a quiet good, until dragged into a fight

As we’ve noted here, much attention has been focused in recent weeks on the battle to save the lives of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan,…