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Sunday, December 16, 2007

[Australia] Scholarships Open for Political Advisors Course

Scholarships Open for Political Advisors Course (4-8 Feb. 2008)

Australian Labor's International Unit and the University of Sydney's Graduate School of Government (GSG) are offering 15 scholarships to take part in a groundbreaking short course for political and policy advisors from Asia and the Pacific as part of the Australian Political Parties for Democracy Program (APPDP). Selffunding applicants will also be considered.

The five day program emphasises practical skill development. It will cover policy negotiation, the public service, public policy implementation, advisory skills, the role of the member's office and the relationship between policy making and political campaigning. Course presenters are all practitioners with extensive experience in politics and public service. The program will include attachments to ministerial offices in New South Wales.

For consideration for this course, you will have 3-5 years working in a legislator's office, an undergraduate degree or alternative qualification and accredited English language competence (either a formal test score, completion of study in English or completion of an assignment/essay).

To find out more, visit or email us at
Applications close 31 December 2007.
Mail your completed application to:

Graduate School of Government
Room N208, H03 Institute Building
University of Sydney
Sydney NSW 2006

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