Justin Bassi, former chief adviser to Marise Payne, appointed as Australian Strategic Policy Institute head

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated March 29 2022 - 7:59am, first published 6:00am
Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne at a parliament fundraiser. Picture: Jamila Toderas

Long-serving Liberal Party adviser Justin Bassi has been chosen to lead the Australian Strategic Policy Institute as its new executive director.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

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