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 2018 prize are:

Hon Julia Gillard AC

Hon Julia Gillard AC

Former Prime Minister of Australia

Hon John Howard OM AC

Hon John Howard OM AC

Former Prime Minister of Australia

Lisa Alexander

Lisa Alexander

Head Coach, Australian Netball Team

Professor Mark Considine

Professor Mark Considine

Provost, University of Melbourne

Leigh Clifford AO

Leigh Clifford AO

Former Chairman, Qantas Airways

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal AC

Former Federal President, Australian Medical Associate

Chris Kenny

Chris Kenny

Associate Editor (National Affairs), The Australian

Dennis Richardson AO

Dennis Richardson AO

Former Secretary, Department of Defence

Grant Rule

Grant Rule

Co-Founder, Susan McKinnon Foundation

Helen Szoke AO

Helen Szoke AO

Chief Executive, Oxfam

Laura Tingle

Laura Tingle

Chief Political Correspondent, 7.30

Jennifer Westacott AO

Jennifer Westacott AO

Chief Executive, Business Council of Australia

Sashenka Worsman

Sashenka Worsman

Chief Executive Officer, Oaktree

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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