Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

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Global influences on Australia

Tuesday 18 March 2014, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette
Entry 3, La Trobe St
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What major international factors have shaped Australia over the last ten years, and which issues are likely to have the most impact in the coming years? Join us at this Policy Pitch seminar to hear an expert panel from Lowy Institute and Grattan Institute discuss these questions and more.

  • John Daley, CEO Grattan Institute
  • Jim Minifie, Program Director Productivity Growth Grattan Institute
  • Michael Fullilove, Executive Director Lowy Institute
  • John Edwards, Nonresident Fellow Lowy Institute

The Policy Pitch is a joint initiative of the State Library of Victoria and Grattan Institute to provide a public interest series on key policy themes. These free public seminars will offer lively, intelligent and thoughtful debate.