With the dislodgement of Malcom Turnbull as leader of the Liberal Party and replacement by Scott Morrison,
Australia has seen six Prime Ministers 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 'coup’ 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?

FlashPoint - The Assassin's Creed: Is there a crisis of leadership in Australian Politics?

Fri 21 Sep 2018 12:00pm1:00pm


St Lucia Campus