Event Details

Date:
Friday, 21 September 2018 - Friday, 21 September 2018
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room:
402
UQ Location:
General Purpose North 3 (St Lucia)
URL:
https://polsis.uq.edu.au/event/3747/flashpoint-assassins-creed-there-crisis-leadership-australian-politics
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Event Contact

Name:
Mrs Diana McCluskey
Phone:
3443 1325
Email:
d.mccluskey@uq.edu.au
Org. Unit:
Political Science and International Studies

Event Description

Full Description:
With the dislodgement of Malcom Turnbull as leader of the Liberal Party and replacement by Scott Morrison, Australia has seen six Prime Minsters in office in eight years. Since 2007 no Prime Minster has served her or his full term and five have been overthrown. The latest leadership ícoupí has also been accompanied by serious accusations of bullying and intimidation. What are the causes of this leadership instability and what are its consequences? Is Australia becoming an unstable democracy? And is the culture of Australian politics changing?

Professor Kath Gelber from POLSIS, Assoc. Professor Susan Harris Rimmer, ARC Fellow from Griffith Law School and Simon Kelly PhD candidate/Sessional lecturer - Globalisation and International Political Economy will discuss this and other elements of our latest political 'FlashPoint.

All Welcome - bring your lunch!

Directions to UQ

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To St Lucia Campus, UQ Ipswich, and UQ Gatton.

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