MESSIAHS, ATHEISTS AND DEEP GREEN RELIGION

2022-05-18T15:26:20+10:0017 May 2022|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Dr Rachael Kohn AO is a familiar voice for thousands of ABC listeners as the former long time presenter of The Spirit of Things - programs about religion on the ABC, Australia’s national broadcaster. A collection of her essays on many of the topics her program discussed has now been published in her new book [...]

FEDERAL ELECTION 2022 – DIFFERENT VIEWS

2022-05-18T15:26:12+10:0010 May 2022|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

On Tuesday 10 May 2022, Aaron Patrick, Special Correspondent for The Australian financial Review, and Gemma Tognini, Executive Director, GT Communications and a contributor to The Australian spoke for The Sydney Institute in a discussion on the federal election campaign 2022 and how it seemed to be going for the political parties. The two speakers reflected [...]

FEDERAL ELECTION 2022 – DIFFERENT VIEWS

2022-05-18T15:26:03+10:0010 May 2022|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

On Tuesday 10 May 2022, Aaron Patrick, Special Correspondent for The Australian financial Review, and Gemma Tognini, Executive Director, GT Communications and a contributor to The Australian spoke for The Sydney Institute in a discussion on the federal election campaign 2022 and how it seemed to be going for the political parties. The two speakers reflected [...]

BOB HAWKE: DEMONS AND DESTINY

2022-05-18T15:23:05+10:003 May 2022|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In writing his biography of former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke – Bob Hawke – Demons and Destiny - award-winning and best-selling author Troy Bramston has assembled a remarkable record of Hawke’s upbringing and education, the people and events that shaped him, his rise through the union movement, his complex personality and personal life marked [...]

REFLECTIONS OF AN AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE US DURING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

2022-05-18T15:22:21+10:0013 April 2022|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Donald Trump's unconventional presidency turned politics and diplomatic relations in Washington DC on its head. When The Hon Joe Hockey, former Australian federal Treasurer, found himself an unlikely diplomat in this new world order, his unorthodox dealmaking instincts placed him in the hot seat at precisely the right moment in history. In his new book [...]

LAUNCH OF MARGARET GUILFOYLE – AN AUSTRALIAN BIOGRAPHICAL MONOGRAPH

2022-05-18T15:23:41+10:006 April 2022|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Wednesday 6 April 2022, at The Sydney Institute, The Hon John Howard AC launched Anne Henderson’s biography of Dame Margaret Guilfoyle – Number 13 in the Australian Biographical Monograph Series. Senator The Honorable Senator Dame Margaret Guilfoyle joined the Australian Senate in July 1971 and served as the first Australian woman to hold a [...]

THE GLOBAL RISE OF ANTI-SEMITISM – OLGA DEUTSCH

2022-05-18T15:25:33+10:0031 March 2022|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Olga Deutsch is the vice president of NGO Monitors, a globally recognised research institute promoting democratic values and good governance that works to ensure that decision makers and civil society operate in accordance with the principles of accountability, transparency, and universal human rights. Over the past 12 years Olga Deutsch has held senior positions in [...]

CHINA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE – MORRISON’S MISSION

2022-05-18T15:20:43+10:0022 March 2022|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

When he became Prime Minister in 2018, Scott Morrison was a foreign policy amateur confronted by unprecedented challenges: an assertive Beijing and a looming rivalry between the two biggest economies in world history, the United States and China. In Paul Kelly’s newly released Morrison’s Mission: How a Beginner Reshaped Australian Foreign Policy, Editor-at-large at The [...]

THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY: A VIEW FROM THE UNITED STATES

2022-05-18T15:13:19+10:0021 February 2022|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Adam Creighton is The Australian’s Washington correspondent who, in 2021, began filing stories from a very much locked down Washington DC. He also took up his position during the first months of President Joe Biden’s Administration and as such has provided valuable insights to a US economy emerging from both pandemic and four years of [...]

THE DUKE OF WINDSOR, HIS WIFE & ADOLF HITLER

2022-05-18T15:12:22+10:0016 February 2022|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Wednesday 16 February 2022, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting with internationally acclaimed historian and author Andrew Lownie from London. The discussion centred on the analysis and expose in Lownie’s most recent book – Traitor King – The Scandalous Exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Lownie’s work, using a vast collection [...]

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