Australian sports diplomacy strategy launched with a strong message of partnership

Griffith Asia Institute
Last week Senators Marise Payne (Minister for Foreign Affairs), Senator Bridget McKenzie (Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government & Decentralisation), and Senator Anne Ruston (Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific) launched Sports Diplomacy 2030, outlining the soft power value of sport. In 2015 Australia became a world-first in bringing sport and diplomacy […]

PhD candidate kicks goals for kids with Indonesian AFL program

Business and government
David Schmidtke is a force to be reckoned with. The Griffith University PhD candidate is on track to create multilevel impact through sport after delivering an AFL program to more than 300 students across Bali, Indonesia, in just one week through his not-for-profit company, Via Sport. David, along with Rory Brown (University of Queensland),Alexander Horton […]