Monica Wilkie

Policy Analyst

Monica Wilkie

Monica has a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of Newcastle and a Master of Media Practice from the University of Sydney. She has worked as a media analyst where she was responsible for providing analysis to a variety of government and private sector clients. While studying her Masters Monica was a part of a university initiative to cover the 2016 federal election. Monica has a passion for modern history and political philosophy.


Featured Publication

  • Australian Attitudes to Immigration: Coming Apart or Common Ground? 18 November 2018 | PP11
    Immigration has been a contentious political issue in Australia and overseas for a number of years. Many political parties and figures have emerged promising to severely restrict or halt immigration. Australia has largely avoided significant political disruptions over this issue.…...
    Immigration has been a contentious political issue in Australia and overseas for a number of years. Many political parties and figures have emerged promising to severely restrict or halt immigration. Australia has largely avoided significant political disruptions over this issue.…
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Media & Commentary

  • A great masthead bans political cartoons ... now that's offensive 20 June 2019 | The Sydney Morning Herald
    The New York Times has announced it will stop publishing political cartoons from next month, in response to the controversy sparked in April by a caricature of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a guide dog leading a blind US President…
    The New York Times has announced it will stop publishing political cartoons from next month, in response to the controversy sparked in April by a caricature of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a guide dog leading a blind US President…
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  • Cherry-picking freedom 14 June 2019 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The AFP raids on the ABC and a News Corp journalist are alarming, but the discussion needs to go beyond press freedom. We must examine how we can better protect the fundamental freedoms of all Australians. These raids have generated…
    The AFP raids on the ABC and a News Corp journalist are alarming, but the discussion needs to go beyond press freedom. We must examine how we can better protect the fundamental freedoms of all Australians. These raids have generated…
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  • Social media doesn't equal votes 24 May 2019 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The impact of social media on politics is a contentious topic. Some argue social media harms political discourse, journalism, and the public. The ACCC even discusses this in their preliminary report into digital platforms. But, social media popularity did not…
    The impact of social media on politics is a contentious topic. Some argue social media harms political discourse, journalism, and the public. The ACCC even discusses this in their preliminary report into digital platforms. But, social media popularity did not…
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  • Israel Folau, Rugby Australia and how tolerant should we be of intolerance? 13 May 2019 | SPECTATOR: FLAT WHITE
    Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle faces questions from media The Israel Folau case has brought up a crucial question our society has asked before, and will undoubtedly ask again. How tolerant should we be of intolerance? Folau has been found guilty of…
    Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle faces questions from media The Israel Folau case has brought up a crucial question our society has asked before, and will undoubtedly ask again. How tolerant should we be of intolerance? Folau has been found guilty of…
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  • You can’t advertise that 03 May 2019 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The Queensland government has announced it will ban junk food advertising at government-owned sites such as train stations and bus stops. The Brisbane Times reported, “Foods will be ruled in or out based on their salt, sugar and fat content”.…
    The Queensland government has announced it will ban junk food advertising at government-owned sites such as train stations and bus stops. The Brisbane Times reported, “Foods will be ruled in or out based on their salt, sugar and fat content”.…
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