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Collaborating to share diplomatic best practice across the region

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Learn how to maximise Australia’s interests in multilateral forums

Attend our Working as a Multilateral Diplomat online course to learn the skills needed to achieve outcomes in multilateral settings.
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Understanding Australia's Foreign Policy

Our award-winning, self-paced online course is taking registrations now!
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Brush up on your language skills

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Understanding Indigenous Australia

Understanding Indigenous Australia

The popular Understanding Indigenous Australia course is now available for senior APS staff representing Australia internationally.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's (DFAT's) Diplomatic Academy is a specialist learning hub for Australian Government officials working to advance Australia’s interests internationally.

We train Australian officials in international engagement tradecraft with a strong focus on the Indo-Pacific.

We service a global network of staff across Australia and at our overseas posts.

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Our faculties cover the full range of DFAT's operations.

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