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Melbourne Meetings:

The RUSI of Victoria holds Speaker luncheon lecture meetings (12 noon to 2.00 pm), usually on the last Thursday of the month. A review of Security issues at Victoria Barracks has resulted in a requirement that most RUSI Lunchtime Addresses are held at RSL HQ ANZAC House 4 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000.

For security reasons please advise the Office of your attendance and the names of your guests to 02 9282 5918 by 5pm on the day before the event to give to Security to issue Access Passes. If your name is not on the list you will experience a delay in gaining access. Remember to bring a photo ID with you.



Royal United Services Institute of Victoria

Lunchtime Address

Thursday 30th November at 1230

ANZAC House, 4 Collins St, Melbourne

Dr David Hundt

Likely changes in US defense posture in the Asia/Pacific resulting from the appointment of President Trump

David Hundt is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Melbourne. His research interests are international relations, politics and political economy in the Asia–Pacific region, with a particular focus on Korea. He attained a PhD from the University of Queensland in 2005, and began working at Deakin University in 2007. David has published on topics such as the politics of economic development in South Korea, immigration in the ROK, and the evolution of South Korea's foreign policy. He has been an associate editor of the Australian Journal of Political Science during the journal's time at Deakin, and he is also the regional editor (Korea) for Asian Studies Review.


NOTE: The talk will be preceded by the RUSI VIC Annual General Meeting at 1200hrs.

Coffee and Tea from 11.30 am., sandwiches after.

Entrance fee: $10 

For setup and catering reasons please advise the Office of your attendance,

preferably by email to or phone 9282 5918 by COB Monday 27th Nov.

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