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 2020 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 Jim McCluskey

Professor Jim McCluskey

Acting Provost, University of Melbourne

Mr Leigh Clifford AO

Mr Leigh Clifford AO

Chairman, Bechtel Australia

Professor Megan Davis

Professor Megan Davis

Expert with the UN Human Rights Council's Expert Mechanism on the rights of Indigenous peoples

Mr Nick Farr-Jones AM

Mr Nick Farr-Jones AM

Director of Taurus Funds Management Pty Ltd

Mr Chris Kenny

Mr Chris Kenny

Political commentator, author and former political adviser

Ms Sabra Lane

Ms Sabra Lane

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

Ms Catherine Livingstone AO

Ms Catherine Livingstone AO

Chairman of the Commonwealth Bank

Mr Peter McNamara

Mr Peter McNamara

Board Director of the Australian Council of Social Service

Dr Sophie Oh

Dr Sophie Oh

Co-Founder, Susan McKinnon Foundation

Ms Lisa Paul AO

Ms Lisa Paul AO

Former senior Australian public servant and policymaker

Ms Yasmin Poole

Ms Yasmin Poole

Award-winning speaker, writer and youth advocate

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

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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