What has gone wrong with political leadership in Australia? And
are things likely to change
with a change of leader or government?
Laura Tingle is chief political correspondent for ABC TV's 7.30. She won the Paul Lyneham Award for Excellence in Press Gallery Journalism in 2004, and Walkley awards in 2005 and 2011. She is the author of Chasing the Future- Recession, Recovery and the New Politics in Australia and two previous acclaimed Quarterly Essays, Great Expectations and Political Amnesia.