This interview for the Department of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith Business School took place on Friday 11th June 2010 at Mt Gravatt. It was primarily for students taking the course on ‘Governance and the Core Executive’. The interviewer was Dennis Grube.
The interview covered broad topics:
- Power and its exercise at the centre of government, especially the roles of ministers, staffers and public servants.
- The significance and innovation of the core executive perspective.
- Everyday life at the top of government departments and the work of the departmental court.
- The current debate about presidentialization of the prime minister