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Ashlee Maree Betteridge

Program Manager (Research Communications and Outreach) - Development Policy Centre

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Ashlee Betteridge is Program Manager (Research Communications and Outreach) for the Development Policy Centre. She also provides communications support to the PNG NGO Femili PNG, which works with survivors of family and sexual violence.

Ashlee worked at the Centre as a Research Officer since March 2013, before moving into the Program Manager role in May 2017.

Ashlee writes frequently on the Devpolicy Blog on topics such as Australian aid, gender and development, gender-based violence, media and development, PNG, Timor-Leste and more. She also built the Australian Aid Tracker website and manages the centre’s social media and media outreach.

Ashlee is an experienced writer and communicator with a strong interest in international aid and development policy and the Asia-Pacific region. She has previously worked with Plan International in Timor-Leste, the Center for International Forestry Research in Indonesia and Media Monitors, as well as in a variety of other freelance writing and editing roles. As a journalist and editor, Ashlee worked at the Jakarta Globe in Indonesia from 2008-2010 and for News Ltd community newspapers and the Courier News group in Sydney from 2005-2008.

She holds a Master of Public Policy (Development Policy) from Crawford School and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications (Journalism) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

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Betteridge, A 2016 Communication post-integration: reloading Australia’s efforts Development Policy Centre Policy Brief No. 15.
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Betteridge, A and Lokuge, K 2014 Combatting the family and sexual violence epidemic in Papua New Guinea: a submission to the Joint Standing Committee inquiry into the human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific region Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry.
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Betteridge A and Howes, S 2013 A parliamentary committee on aid? Issues and options Development Policy Centre Policy Brief No. 8.
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