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  1. 17 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    What key quality should Australia’s next PM have?

    As Australia heads to the polls, a University of Melbourne expert says what the country needs most is a prime minister and politicians who tells it like it is.

  2. 25 March 2019 - Public Affairs

    NSW election: A false hope for Morrison government

    Australia's federal government is buoyed by the Coalition's NSW win, but a University of Melbourne expert asks if it's a litmus test for the federal election.

  3. 23 March 2019 - Public Affairs

    The strong leaders

    Penny Wong and Jordon Steele-John are the winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership with the University of Melbourne, recognising visionary leaders

  4. 8 February 2019 - Humanities

    The world is run by those who show up

    In the new book The Change Makers, the University of Melbourne's Professor Marcia Langton says leadership is doing the right thing at the right time.

  5. 19 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    If all else fails, do the conventional thing

    Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk

  6. 3 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    Penny Wong: On change

    Senator Penny Wong looks at how modern Australian politics is changing as the University of Melbourne marks The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.

  7. 16 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    Academics call for an end to immigration detention

    Academics for Refugees are protesting against Australia's policy of detaining refugees. University of Melbourne experts explain why they're adding their voices.

  8. 16 October 2018 - Inside Business

    Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018

    University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy

  9. 3 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    Is our democracy broken?

    What could the future hold for Australia's democracy? The University of Melbourne's McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership looks for leaders tackling the future

  10. 30 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Surviving Australian politics: 4 reforms to stop ousting leaders

    Australian politics is looking more like reality TV's Survivor. A University of Melbourne expert looks at how to end the near-constant cycle of Canberra coups.