Debate@Go8
Episode 19 - Defence, diplomacy and democracy with Stephen Loosley AM

Episode 19 - Defence, diplomacy and democracy with Stephen Loosley AM

December 2, 2022

Respected political commentator Stephen Loosley AM shares his insights on national security, the Albanese Government and factors behind the rise of the Teals.

Episode 18 - The life and times of ALP great Hon Simon Crean - Part Two

Episode 18 - The life and times of ALP great Hon Simon Crean - Part Two

November 21, 2022

The life and times of ALP great Hon Simon Crean.

Episode 17 - The life and times of ALP great Hon Simon Crean - Part One

Episode 17 - The life and times of ALP great Hon Simon Crean - Part One

November 9, 2022

The life and times of ALP great Hon Simon Crean.

Episode 16 - Nobel laureate Professor Brian Schmidt AC

Episode 16 - Nobel laureate Professor Brian Schmidt AC

October 7, 2022

ANU Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt on the future of higher education, science, the universe and the Nobel Prize.

Episode 15 - Interplay of knowledge and power with Professor Michael Mintrom

Episode 15 - Interplay of knowledge and power with Professor Michael Mintrom

August 1, 2022

Monash University's Professor Michael Mintrom on the critical role of universities in the knowledge economy.

Episode 14 - Professor Duncan Maskell on universities and society

Episode 14 - Professor Duncan Maskell on universities and society

July 11, 2022

University of Melbourne VC Prof Duncan Maskell talks about education, research, the esoteric and entrepreneurship.

Episode 13 - Professor Michael Wesley on Australia’s regional security

Episode 13 - Professor Michael Wesley on Australia’s regional security

June 21, 2022

International education as a response to China’s charm offensive in SE Asia and the Pacific, with Professor Michael Wesley.

Episode 12 - Professor Mark Scott AO on the election outcome

Episode 12 - Professor Mark Scott AO on the election outcome

May 26, 2022

How will the election outcome impact universities, media and the future of Australian politics with Professor Mark Scott AO.

Episode 11 - Federal Election 2022

Episode 11 - Federal Election 2022

May 10, 2022

Go8 political experts analyse the rise of independents and emerging trends in Australian democracy.

Episode 10 - Protecting our most vulnerable from COVID 19

Episode 10 - Protecting our most vulnerable from COVID 19

November 16, 2021

The Group of Eight has answered a call from the National COVID Taskforce to help boost vaccination rates in remote and regional Australia, where vaccine take-up is lagging behind the national rate and will struggle to reach 80% this year.

At the height of COVID-19 the Group of Eight stepped up to offer the support and expertise of its student medical ‘workforce’ to fast track the vaccine roll out.  The Go8 has been called on again to boost vaccine rates in regions where up take up is relatively low. Vicki Thomson explains what’s involved in the latest Debate@Go8 podcast.