ACL Managing Director Jim Wallace writes in The Australian that the come from behind victory of Ted Baillieu and the Coalition in Saturday's Victorian election was a victory based on leadership, character and values.

He encourages Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott, "probably two of the most natural conviction politicians", to heed the lessons of the Victorian result, and show the same kind of leadership and conviction that saw Ted Baillieu preference the Greens last.

The Victorian result, Jim writes, is "a sharp reminder to politics that its business is leadership". Click here to read the full article.