Heather Murphy x Navigating the competing purposes of Australian development

How can Australian policymakers better navigate the competing objectives of Australia’s development program? With Heather Murphy, Head of Analysis and Engagement at the Development Intelligence Lab, we discuss her recent policy brief ‘Navigating the competing purposes of Australian development.’ Heather lays out the importance of looking beyond the binary, and explores how Official Development Assistance (ODA)-funded activities can, and do, produce both geostrategic and development outcomes - but not without some costs.

Finally, Heather pitches her idea for what should be on the radar of Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Jan Adams AO PSM.

Read the policy brief here: https://www.devintelligencelab.com/analyses/navigating-the-competing-purposes-of-australian-development

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