Future Leaders is a national Initiative about leadership and the future of Australia. It seeks to involve, inform and inspire young people.
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“In 1981 a young political junkie with progressive sympathies, Joe Trippi, joined the campaign to make Tom Bradley governor of California, and so the first black governor in US history …”
“Words are powerful. They can forge bonds of mutual respect and understanding, as they did when a nation apologised to all Indigenous Australians …”
“Soon after the internet began to expand as a global communication network, in the early days of Web 1.0, the founder of a US-based, now worldwide White Power group was reported in 1998 to say: …”
“Just three years ago WikiLeaks was virtually unknown and its founder, Julian Assange, was next to unrecognisable as a national, let alone global identity …”
“On a physical level Homo sapiens (Latin: ‘wise man’) have changed little over the last 20,000 years. Nonetheless, there has been a tremendous evolution in our lifestyle …”
“It is 40 years since the first land rights claim by Aboriginal people was instituted in Australia. It was dismissed: Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd (1971) 17FLR 141 (the Nabalco case) …”
“In this chapter I will be discussing the role of the media in a liberal democracy, and the tension between the essential free flow of information in a free society …”
“When Sleepers, Wake!: Technology and the Future of Work was published in 1982, my predictions about the potential impact of the ICT …”
“Thirty-three years ago, when I joined the news room of the London Sunday Times, its editor, Harry Evans, gave me ‘Editing and Design’ a five-volume manual of English typography and layout …”
“Activists often look to colourful actions to draw attention to issues, and delivering a birthday cake must surely fall into this category …”
“This chapter describes the roles that new media might play in rebuilding links between Australia’s diverse publics and the formal political system …”
“The past 12 months have been, without a doubt, the most exciting in recent history in terms of disclosure of information …”
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