Selection panel

Winners of the McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership will be decided by a selection panel formed from a diverse group of distinguished Australians.

Panellists for the 2019 prize are:

Hon Julia Gillard AC

Hon Julia Gillard AC

Former Prime Minister of Australia

Hon Mike Baird

Hon Mike Baird

Former Premier of New South Wales

Professor Mark Considine

Professor Mark Considine

Provost, University of Melbourne

Mr Leigh Clifford AO

Mr Leigh Clifford AO

Chairman, Bechtel Australia

Ms Peta Credlin

Ms Peta Credlin

SKY News Political Anchor and News Corp National Columnist

Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston, AK, AFC (Ret’d)

Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston, AK, AFC (Ret’d)

Former Chief of the Australian Defense Force

Ms Laura John

Ms Laura John

National President of the United Nations Association of Australia’s Young Professionals Network

Ms Sabra Lane

Ms Sabra Lane

Presenter, ABC Radio’s AM and President of the National Press Club of Australia

Mr Jack Manning Bancroft

Mr Jack Manning Bancroft

Founder and CEO, AIME

Mr Grant Rule

Mr Grant Rule

Co-Founder, Susan McKinnon Foundation

Mr Kevin Sheedy AO

Mr Kevin Sheedy AO

Former AFL premiership coach

Ms Deidre Willmott

Ms Deidre Willmott

Former Chief Executive Officer, Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Western Australia

For enquiries contact the Melbourne School of Government:
government-enquiries@unimelb.edu.au

The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership is a collaboration between the Susan McKinnon Foundation and the University of Melbourne through the Melbourne School of Government.

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