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23 November 2017
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM


Level 19, 15 William Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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$55 (+GST) - General Admission

$0 - Member's Concession

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Barrie Cassidy Leads the Agenda in November
The VLGA AGM precedes this event at 5pm

Barrie Cassidy
Veteran Australian political journalist, as well as a radio and television host and presenter and commentator for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation leads our final Leading the Agenda for 2017 'Are We Over Governed?'

Dr John Hewson AM
Former Leader of the Federal Opposition, Australia
Dr John Hewson is an economic and financial expert with experience in academia, business, government, media and the financial system.

Jamila Rizvi
Author, presenter and political commentator.
Described as one of the preeminent voices of young Australian women online, Jamila injects her own special brand of humour, irreverence and authenticity into the public debate.

Senator the Hon Scott Ryan 
Special Minister of State and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cabinet

Dr Marcus Spiller
Marcus is a founding partner at SGS. He has extensive experience in public policy analysis as an urban economist and planner.

Dr Andrea Carson 
Lecturer in Media and Politics at the University of Melbourne. She is also an honorary fellow at the University's Centre for Advancing Journalism. Her research interests are newspapers and the business model of print journalism; journalism studies; media ownership and regulation; media effects and political agenda setting; investigative journalism; media theory; political communication; elections and election reporting.

Joel Deane
Poet, novelist, journalist and speechwriter. His latest book is Catch and Kill: The Politics of Power.


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