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Dr Neal Blewett AC

BA (Tas), MA, DPhil (Oxford), DipEd, Hon LLD (Tas), Hon DLitt (Hull), FRHS

Elected: 1998

Discipline: Political Science

Specialisation: health, politics, Australia, trade, international


Dr Neal Blewett is a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney. He specialises in public policy studies and is working on a study of the development of AIDS policies in Australia. Other areas of interest include: contemporary Australian politics, comparative politics, and international affairs and trade.


  • Australian High Commissioner in London
  • Member Executive Board, World Health Organisation
  • Member, Transition team for Gro Harlem Bruntland as Director-General Elect, World Health Organisation
  • President, Australian Institute of International Affairs.


Hon Fellow, Jesus College, Oxford.


  • Neal Blewett (2002) No Secret Selves?, Meanjin, 61 no.1,pp.4-19.
  • Neal Blewett (1999) A Cabinet Diary. Adelaide: Wakefield Press.


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