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TRUTH-TELLING AND POST-COLONIAL CRITIQUES

2024-06-05T16:34:02+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Nicholas Hasluck’s book Print and Prize: Travels in the Commonwealth (Connor Court Publishing) provides an account of his time as Chair of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. In post-colonial discussions – such as the contest over the Voice in Australia in 2023 – Hasluck found that works of fiction by entrants for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize [...]

AFTER THE VOICE REFERENDUM: TWO VIEWS

2024-06-05T16:29:51+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Frank Brennan SJ, a supporter of the Voice concept, now believes the 2023 referendum was a disaster. He also believes that many Australians still hope there may be a prospect of future constitutional change but not with the process that was adopted and not with the wording that was proposed in 2023. Frank Brennan has outlined [...]

LESSONS FROM OUR FAILURE TO BUILD A CONSTITUTIONAL BRIDGE IN THE 2023 REFERENDUM

2024-06-05T16:22:55+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Frank Brennan SJ, a supporter of the Voice concept, now believes the 2023 referendum was a disaster. He also believes that many Australians still hope there may be a prospect of future constitutional change but not with the process that was adopted and not with the wording that was proposed in 2023. Frank Brennan has outlined [...]

THE BATTLE OF KAPYONG: AUSTRALIA’S DECISIVE ROLE IN THE KOREAN WAR

2024-06-05T16:16:00+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

April 1951. After ten months of fighting, the Korean War hung in the balance. A single Australian battalion, backed by Kiwi gunners and American tanks, had dug in on a hilltop overlooking the Kapyong Valley, north of Seoul. Together with a Canadian battalion on a nearby hill, they were all that stood between Mao's army [...]

THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL WAR AGAINST ISRAEL

2024-06-05T16:55:02+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Natasha Hausdorff is a barrister in London and a Director of UK Lawyers for Israel. She holds law degrees from Oxford and Tel Aviv Universities and was a Fellow in the National Security Law Programme at Columbia Law School. Natasha Hausdorff previously worked for Skadden Arps, in London and Brussels and clerked for the President [...]

REMEMBERING FRANK KNOPFELMACHER

2024-06-05T16:50:43+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

With the launch of Frank Knopfelmacher – Selected Writings, the life and work of one of Australia’s leading anti-communists was celebrated in Melbourne and Sydney. In 1965, Frank Knopfelmacher, Czech born sociologist and psychologist, was the centre of a heated academic controversy when a unanimous recommendation by an academic selection committee to appoint him to [...]

REMEMBERING FRANK KNOPFELMACHER

2024-06-05T15:58:57+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Podcast, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

With the launch of Frank Knopfelmacher – Selected Writings, the life and work of one of Australia’s leading anti-communists was celebrated in Melbourne and Sydney. In 1965, Frank Knopfelmacher, Czech born sociologist and psychologist, was the centre of a heated academic controversy when a unanimous recommendation by an academic selection committee to appoint him to [...]

THE SHORTEST HISTORY OF ECONOMICS

2024-06-05T15:32:37+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

In his latest book The Shortest History of Economics, The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities & Treasury & Assistant Minister for Employment tackles a big subject in a compact form – examining the financial forces that shaped our existence as humans. From ancient times to the modern world, Leigh explores [...]

 AUSTRALIA’S TRADE AGENDA – INCLUDING TRADE WITH CHINA

2024-06-05T15:27:12+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Since coming to government, Australia’s Trade Minister Senator The Hon Don Farrell has worked hard to re-establish Australia’s good trading relations with China. Acknowledging that, in the case of China, “we started with $20 billion worth of trade impediments by 2019 figures,” adding that this number has now been reduced to less than a billion [...]

THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE

2024-06-05T16:44:17+10:005 June 2024|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

 The Hon Richard Marles is Australia’s Minister for Defence. On his watch, since the federal election of 2021 and the election of the Albanese Labor government, the historic trilateral security agreement known as AUKUS – between the US, Australia and the UK – whereby Australia will acquire US nuclear submarines, has been developed and secured [...]

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