Stjepan has been a member of the RAA in the army reserve for over 15 years, the last eight of those as a JNCO.
He holds an MA (Research) and specialises in international relations and the China-Australian relationship. His papers are collectively in the top 1% on academia.edu.
He currently works as a public servant.
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