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FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND THE MEDIA

2020-08-19T15:55:21+10:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Australian Federal Police raids on the offices of the ABC and the home of a journalist with The Australian provoked a heated debate over press freedom in Australia during June 2019. Predictably, the debate gained widespread media coverage as the Australian media voiced its collective disapproval of the raids. To offer a more nuanced appraisal [...]

THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF COVID-19

2020-08-19T09:29:39+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor Gigi Foster is Director of Education at the UNSW. She received her BA from Yale (majoring in Ethics, Politics, and Economics) and her PhD in economics from the University of Maryland.​ Professor Foster's research interests and contributions lie in the areas of education, social influence, behavioral economics, and the multi-disciplinary analysis of human behavior [...]

REFLECTIONS DURING A PANDEMIC

2020-08-19T09:56:29+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Catherine McGregor is a freelance writer and a graduate of the Royal Military College who served in the Australian Defence Force for more than three decades including three operational deployments overseas. A well known commentator on television and in the press, McGregor has spent the pandemic reflecting on what it has meant for our national [...]

THE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACTS OF COVID-19

2020-08-19T10:01:30+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a Sydney based psychiatrist and author. He works in private practice at the Hills Clinic, a public facility at Bankstown Community Health and visits jails for forensic assessments. He is the author of two books, The Exotic Rissole and Fragile Nation and has had various roles in the media, in both [...]

OVERFLOWING ANGER VS VOICES OF HOPE – THE WORLD AFTER THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

2020-08-19T09:57:42+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Barbara Heineback, former communications executive and strategic consultant with the Clinton Administration, now lives in Australia. Speaking for The Sydney Institute's "virtual" talks program, Barbara Heineback gave an historical perspective of Black Lives Matter, reflecting on the death of George Floyd and its aftermath - the impact both domestically and globally. She reflected on American leadership, [...]

FINDING YOUR BIRTH MOTHER – TEN DOORS DOWN

2020-08-19T09:17:01+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Robert Tickner grew up on the New South Wales mid-north coast and became an Aboriginal Legal Service lawyer and an alderman of the Sydney City Council. In 1984 he won the federal seat of Hughes, and in 1990 he became the federal minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs. He is Australia’s [...]

EMERGING FROM THE PANDEMIC: WHY IT WILL BE IMPORTANT TO MAKE THE MORAL CASE FOR POLICY REFORM

2020-08-19T09:34:52+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Parnell McGuinness a business owner, writer and communications strategist specialising in complex ideas and business-focused communications. She also fortnightly column for the Australian Financial Review on politics, economics, good ideas and great disasters. On 20 May 2020, Parnell McGuinness joined Adam Creighton, Economic editor at The Australian, in a discussion about the outlook both politically [...]

GETTING OUT OF LOCKDOWN – ECONOMIC OUTLOOKS AFTER THE PANDEMIC

2020-08-19T09:34:27+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Adam Creighton is Economics editor at The Australian. He is also an award-winning journalist with a special interest in tax and financial policy. In 2019, he was a Journalist in Residence at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Adam Creighton has written for The Economist and The Wall Street Journal from London and [...]

THE HIGH COURT’S DECISION ON THE RELEASE OF LETTERS BETWEEN GOVERNOR-GENERAL SIR JOHN KERR AND BUCKINGHAM PALACE

2020-08-19T09:42:32+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Anne Twomey is Professor of Constitutional Law and Director, Constitutional Reform Unit at the University of Sydney. She worked for the High Court of Australia as a Senior Research Officer, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Research Service as a researcher in the Law and Government Group, the Commonwealth Senate as Secretary to the Senate Legal and Constitutional [...]

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PARENTING OUR AGING PARENTS

2020-08-19T09:42:14+10:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Jean Kittson is an author, public speaker, actor, comedian and scriptwriter for stage, television, theatre and radio. Jean is also the Patron of Palliative Care Nurses Australia as well as a founding director of the National Cord Blood Bank, the inaugural chair of the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation and a founding ambassador for Ovarian Cancer [...]