Bold Thinking Series: The Honourable Julie Bishop on politics, leadership and the Liberal Party

What is the challenge of politics in this new era of social media and what is the balance between moderate and conservative policy-making for the Liberal Party? What should be the guiding principles?

Thursday 22 November
6:30pm – 8:15pm
Sofitel Arthur Streeton Auditorium, Collins St Melbourne
Cost: $7.50 Students / $15 General Admission / Concession



The Honourable Julie Bishop MP will deliver a keynote speech on conservative politics in Australia and next steps for the Liberal Party, drawing on her experience as former Deputy Leader and Foreign Affairs Minister.

Ms Bishop will be joined by two of La Trobe’s Emeritus Professors – sociologist John Carroll and political expert Judith Brett, as well as incoming academic journalist Andrea Carson – to discuss the challenges facing the Liberal Party and what they need to do to attract modern-day voters.

You’re invited to join us for a timely discussion to hear from one of Australia’s leading politicians as she shares her observations and personal reflections on leadership, women in politics and lessons learnt at the final Bold Thinking Series panel discussion for 2018.

This event will be followed by tea and coffee.

For more information, and to register, please visit the website.