Power to Persuade

The annual Power to Persuade symposium provides an opportunity for open dialogue between public servants, academics and the community sector. With a diverse range of speakers and perspectives, it offers an opportunity to share knowledge across sectors and explore more effective ways of working with each other.

Listen to and view the presentations from the 2012 Power to Persuade Symposium.

Introduction, Assoc Prof Jo Barraket, Queensland University of Technology: Audio recording (MP3 file, 2.39MB, opens in new window)

Opening address - Prof Peter Shergold, University of Western Sydney: Audio recording (MP3 file, 13MB, opens in new window)

Dr John Chesterman, Office of the Public Advocate: Audio recording (MP3 file, 7.59MB, opens in new window)

Cath Smith, Futureye: Audio recording (MP3 file, 6.39MB, opens in new window)

Prof John Wiseman, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute: Audio recording (MP3 file, 5.69MB, opens in new window)

Session 1: Questions (MP3 file, 8.37MB, opens in new window)

Session 2: Engaging in the Policy Game

Jennifer Doggett, Centre for Policy Development and Crikey: Audio recording (MP3 file, 10MB, opens in new window)

Powerpoint Presentation (2.34MB, opens in new window)

Workshop with Gavin Dufty, St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria: Audio recording (MP3 file, 7.58MB, opens in new window)

Powerpoint presentation (963KB, opens in new window)

Session 2: Questions (MP3 file, 10.54MB, opens in new window)

Session 3: The Evidence Base & Social Change

Dr Therese Riley, Centre of Excellence in Intervention and Prevention Science: Audio recording (MP3 file, 11.52MB, opens in new window)

Powerpoint presentation (3.76MB, opens in new window)

Prof David Hayward, RMIT University: Audio recording (MP3 file, 6.79MB, opens in new window)

Session 3: Questions (MP3 file, 8.34MB, opens in new window)

Session 4: New & Old Media - Tools for Change

Michael Gawenda, The University of Melbourne: Audio recording (MP3 file, 9.57MB, opens in new window)

Claire O'Rourke, Essential Media Services: Audio recording (MP3 file, 5.99MB, opens in new window)

Powerpoint presentation (7.19MB, opens in new window)

Dr Kathy Landvogt, Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service: Audio recording (MP3 file, 6.59MB, opens in new window)

Session 4: Questions (MP3 file, 4.75MB, opens in new window)

Session 5: The NDIS - Reflections on a Policy Success

Claire O'Rourke, Essential Media Services: Audio recording (MP3 file, 7.43MB, opens in new window)

Powerpoint presentation (19MB, opens in new window)

James O'Brien, National Disability Services, Victoria: Audio recording (MP3 file, 13.69MB, opens in new window)

Session 5: Questions (MP3 file, 2.25MB, opens in new window)

Closing remarks - Dr Kathy Landvogt: Audio recording (MP3 file, 4.63MB, opens in new window)