Melbourne: Colin Heseltine: Strengthening Relations with China, Australia’s Pre-eminent Business Partner

The Australia-China Young Professionals Initiative is pleased to invite you to 'Strengthening Relations with China, Australia’s Pre-eminent Business Partner', a discussion with Mr Colin Heseltine, Director, Sino Gas and Energy, and former Australian diplomat. 

Please note that this is a paid event (see event prices below). Snacks and refreshments will also be served.

ACYPI is appreciative of the support of the Australian Institute of International Affairs the Australia-China Youth Association in making this event possible.

Time & Date
Thursday 4th April 2013

If you plan to attend this function, please advise AIIA events via the above email.

Payment at the door welcome

  • AIIA & ACYPI members $20
  • Non-members $30
  • Student non members $15
  • Student AIIA & ACYPI members $10

Dyason House
124 Jolimont Road East

Colin Heseltine
Colin has had a forty year career with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade focused on Asia including many postings in the Asian region and senior policy advisory positions in Canberra. In 2006 he was appointed by the Australian Government to head the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Secretariat in Singapore during Australias host APEC year in 2007. He served as Australian ambassador to the Republic of Korea from 2001-2005, head of the Australian Commerce and Industry Office (Australias unofficial mission in Taiwan) from 1992-1997 and deputy head of mission in the Australian Embassy in Beijing from 1982-85 and 1988-1992. Having worked on major strategic, economic and trade policy issues involving Australia’s interests in the Asia Pacific region throughout his career, Mr Heseltine brings important understanding of the region and experience with developing economic, trade and political strategies for private and public sector organizations. 


Thu, April 4, 2013
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(GMT+1100) Australia/Melbourne


Dyason House
124 Jolimont Road East