The Theology of Climate Change

2017-05-12T13:58:00+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Ian Plimer is a Professor of Mining Geology at The University of Adelaide and Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at The University of Melbourne. He is the author of a number of books – the most recent being Heaven and Earth – Global Warming: The Missing Science which refutes many of the popular views on [...]

Telecommunications: The Way Forward

2017-05-12T14:02:04+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Paul Fletcher is Principal at Fletchgroup Advisers. Before this he was Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs at Optus, and worked for a time as Chief of Staff to the Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Richard Alston. Paul Fletcher has been involved in key changes and developments in telecommunications over a [...]

What’s Right?

2017-05-12T13:53:12+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott is the Federal Member for Warringah and Shadow Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. He served in Cabinet during the Howard government as Minister for Employment and Minister for Health and Ageing. He is a staunch supporter of constitutional monarchy and has written two books on the subject [...]

The Triumph of Trade Liberalisation over Protectionism

2017-05-12T13:58:27+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Simon Crean is Minister for Trade in the Rudd Labor goernment. Prior to his election to parliament in 1990, Simon Crean was President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions. As an MP, Crean has held a number of portfolios, including Primary Industries, Employment and Shadow Treasury as well as serving as Labor’s [...]

Islamic States – A Look at Pakistan and Iran

2017-05-12T14:09:16+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Tanveer Ahmed has a unique multidisciplinary background. A prominent voice in the media, he writes for the Sydney Morning Herald, has worked as a foreign affairs television journalist for SBS and he is an appointee to the Advertising Standards Board. He is also a member of the governing council of the Smith Family, a [...]

Searching for the Lost Mother – The Painting and the Person

2017-05-12T15:29:23+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Anne Summers has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for the Australian Financial Review, Editor-in-Chief of Ms., a prominent American feminist magazine, and co-owned Ms. and Sassy magazines. She was head of the federal Office for the Status of Women during the Hawke government and was an advisor on women’s issues to Prime Minister Keating. Anne [...]

The Internet: Australia’s Role and Opportunities

2017-05-12T15:29:46+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Paul Twomey is President and Chief Executive Officer of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ([ICANN]) and currently Senior President of ICAN. Before joining ICANN, Paul was the founder of ArgoP@acific, a prominent international consultancy and investment firm. He was also the founding CEO of the National Office for the Information Economy and [...]

Creatures Of The Liberal Party

2017-05-12T15:34:25+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As a regular columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald, Annabel Crabb has become well-known for her incisive and engaging political commentary. In 2005, she published Losing It: The Inside Story of the Labor Party in Opposition, about the demise of Labor’s Mark Latham as  federal Opposition Leader. Her journalistic caeer has included coverinpolitics for the [...]

A Progress Report on the National Human Rights Consultation

2017-05-12T15:36:16+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Frank Brennan SJ’s commitment to human rights advocacy spans 30 years. He is Chair of the National Human Rights Consultation and Professor of Law at the Australian Catholic University. Frank Brennan spent 18 months in East Timor, where he was the Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service. He is the author of many books, dealing [...]

The National Human Rights Consultation

2017-05-12T15:38:04+10:00September 24th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Helen Irving is a Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney and is the Director of the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence. She has served as historical and constitutional advisor to a number of governmental bodies and Justices of the High Court of Australia. Her research interests include federal constitutional law, jurisprudence, [...]