Bob McMullan

Bob McMullan

Bob McMullan was formerly Parliamentary Secretary for International Development (2007-2010) and is now Adjunct Professor at Crawford School of Public Policy and a Visiting Fellow at the Development Policy Centre.

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Aid commitments welcome

I was delighted to see Tim Costello and Brian Doolan, amongst others, at the announcement by Tanya Plibersek of Labor’s election policy on development. This…

Some proposals for Malcolm Turnbull and Steven Ciobo

I welcome the decision to appoint a Minister for International Development in Malcolm Turnbull’s new portfolio allocations. With the best will in the world it…

Julia and the four challenges

This may sound like the name for a 1960’s rock band. However, I am using it to highlight a speech by Julia Gillard in her…

A case for the Commonwealth (at last!)

I don’t know any Australian who thinks we should not be a member of the Commonwealth. It is part of our history and heritage. Even…

New World Bank report on voice and agency for women

The Australian director of the World Bank’s Gender and Development team, Jeni Klugman, just held the UK launch of their latest report. The report, Voice and…