Australia's foreign affairs department launches an innovative facility that is meant to encourage greater participation from the private sector on the same day Canberra holds its final public hearing on business' role in Australian aid. How can these strengthen partnerships between development stakeholders in Australia?

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through news.com.au. Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.