Speeches | 28 October 2012

PM Speech at the launch of the White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century

Transcript of the Hon Julia Gillard MP, the Prime Minister of Australia, address to the Lowy Institute on launch of 'Australia in the Asian Century' White Paper.

  • Julia Gillard

Transcript of the Hon Julia Gillard MP, the Prime Minister of Australia, address to the Lowy Institute on launch of 'Australia in the Asian Century' White Paper.

  • Julia Gillard
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Key Findings

  • While Australia was changing – Asia was changing too. Whatever else this century brings, it will bring Asia's return to global leadership, Asia's rise. This is not only unstoppable, it is gathering pace.
  • The challenge we must now address is how Australia can benefit from what Asia will need next.
  • Can we be a winner in the Asian Century? Absolutely we can get it done.