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Author: Government of Australia

Australia’s Public Diplomacy: Building Our Image

2007

Australia is elevating its public diplomacy efforts to enhance its global image. The country's focus on strategic communication aims to promote its values, interests, and culture on the international stage, fostering positive relationships and understanding with other nations. Through various initiatives, including cultural exchanges and digital diplomacy, Australia seeks to build strong networks and increase its influence in the global community.
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