The future of the left in Australia: Labor and the Greens - enemies or friends?

Presented by The Ideas & Society Program.

labor-and-greensDiscussant

Robert Manne

Professor of Politics, La Trobe University 

Date and Location

Wednesday September 5, 2012
John Scott Meeting House, La Trobe University, Melbourne Campus

The panel

Adam Bandt

labor-and-greens-thumb1Adam Bandt has been the Greens Member of the House of Representatives since 2010. Formerly he was an industrial relations and human rights lawyer with Slater & Gordon. Presently he is the Deputy Leader of the Greens in the federal parliament. He has a doctorate from Monash University in the area of social theory.

Andrew Leigh

labor-and-greens-thumb2Andrew Leigh has been the Labor Member of the House of Representatives for Fraser since 2010. Formerly he was a Professor in the Research School of Economics at the ANU. A member of the Association of the Social Sciences in Australia, in 2011 he received the Economics Society's Australia's Young Economist Award.  

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The future of the left in Australia: Labor and the Greens - enemies or friends?