New foreign relations bill puts ‘city diplomacy’ at risk
Proposed legislation to veto international city agreements if inconsistent with foreign policy puts city diplomacy at risk say University of Melbourne experts.
The state of democracy, before and during COVID-19
We are facing a global democratic recession, but the pandemic has intensified the focus on what we want from democracy, says University of Melbourne's Tom Daly.
Two leaders with the right stuff
Gladys Berejiklian and Sally Capp, winners of the 2019 McKinnon Political Prize for Political Leadership, have successfully mixed strength with empathy
Public trust and controlling COVID-19
Australia has a history of collectively tackling health issues and public trust is crucial, especially during COVID-19, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The COVID-19 responsibility we all own
As citizens, we have a responsibility to heed COVID-19 health advice or risk increasingly severe government restrictions says a University of Melbourne expert.
Mike Baird: The value of authenticity
Former New South Wales Premier Mike Baird says political leaders need a broad vision which gets people off the couch and cabinet ministers out of their chairs.
No policy without leadership
Rebuilding trust needs empathetic leadership that stands up to a fight says University of Melbourne's Jenny Macklin, a former Labor deputy leader and minister.
Staying the course with a light hand
The former Director-General of ASIO outlines good leadership as the nominations for the University of Melbourne's McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership open.
Most Asian-Australians experience discrimination
New research that includes the University of Melbourne finds many Asian-Australians experience discrimination at work; limiting opportunities in leadership.
Lucky leaders: How we view the good outcomes of people in power
University of Melbourne research finds we are more likely to attribute the good outcomes of a leader’s decisions to luck, and bad ones to personal failure.