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George Megalogenis

So, what if AFL can cure democracy?


George Megalogenis is an author and journalist with three decades’ experience in the media. The Australian Moment won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Non-fiction and the 2012 Walkley Award for Non-fiction, and formed the basis for his ABC documentary series Making Australia Great. George is also the author of Faultlines, The Longest Decade, Australia’s Second Chance, and Balancing Act, which contains his two Quarterly Essays, No. 40: Trivial Pursuit – Leadership and the End of the Reform Era and No. 61: Balancing Act – Australia Between Recession and Renewal. His latest book is The Football Solution.

George Megalogenis is speaking at


So, what if AFL can cure democracy?

We are proudly devoted to the Australian Rules Football code – can its unique code of conduct serve as the perfect model for democracy?

Friday 24 May, 12.30pm - 1.30pm

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