Stop the Menzies Institute at Melbourne University with Monica Sestito and Brendan Laws

The 'Robert Menzies Institute' is set to open at Melbourne University in November. The founders claim the Institute will be a museum dedicated to 'Australia's greatest Prime Minister' but the real project appears to be establishing a conservative think-tank with a board of right wing ideologues including Peta Credlin and Georgina Downer. On this episode we talk to student activists and Graduate Student Association officers Monica Sestito and Brendan Laws about the campaign to stop the Institute and the question of free speech on campus.

Stop the Menzies Institute campaign page -  https://stopmenziesinstitute.wordpress.com/

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Hosted by Roz Ward. Produced by Liam Ward. 

Music by Dan Kenny.

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