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The Media and Freedom of Speech – Two Views

2019-07-16T15:12:38+10:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Chris Kenny, Chris Mitchell, Function, Speaker|Tags: , , |

SPEAKER:      CHRIS KENNY (Author, columnist The Australian & Sky News presenter) & CHRIS MITCHELL (Columnist & former Editor-in-Chief, The Australian) DATE:             Thursday 11 July **Book from 26 June 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:           The Media and Freedom of Speech – Two Views VENUE:          The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, [...]

A Life Writ Large – Geoffrey Blainey Remembers

2020-01-01T21:05:30+11:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Function, Geoffrey Blainey|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      PROFESSOR GEOFFREY BLAINEY (Australia’s most significant & popular historian & Author (most recently) of Before I Forget) TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** DATE:             Wednesday 31 July 2019 *Book from 17 July 2019** TOPIC:           A Life Writ Large – Geoffrey Blainey Remembers VENUE:          The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor [...]

Where to Now? Labor After the 2019 Federal Election

2019-07-04T14:12:21+10:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Brad Norington, Function, Michael Sexton|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      BRAD NORINGTON (Associate Editor at The Australian) & MICHAEL SEXTON SC (Author, The Great Crash: the short life and sudden death of the Whitlam Government) DATE:             Monday 24 June 2019 **Book from 10 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:           Where to Now? Labor After the 2019 Federal Election VENUE:          The [...]

Adventures with Australian Comic Actors

2019-07-30T13:44:55+10:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Anne Pender, Function|Tags: |

SPEAKER:      PROFESSOR ANNE PENDER (Professor of English & Theatre Studies - University of New England, Author, most recent Seven Big Australians [Monash University Publishing, April 2019]) DATE:             Wednesday 24 July 2019 *Book from 10 July 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  TOPIC:           Adventures with Australian Comic Actors VENUE:           The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor [...]

Writing Biography in the 21st Century – The Life of William McMahon and Others

2019-07-04T14:15:26+10:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Function, Patrick Mullins|Tags: |

SPEAKER:      DR PATRICK MULLINS (Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Canberra & author of Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon) DATE:             Wednesday 26 June 2019 **Book from 12 June 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:            Writing Biography in the 21st Century – The Life of William McMahon and Others [...]

Remembering Patrick McMahon Glynn

2019-06-24T10:18:30+10:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Function, Greg Craven, Speaker|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      PROFESSOR GREG CRAVEN (Vice-chancellor, Australian Catholic University) & ANNE HENDERSON (Author, Patrick McMahon Glynn – Federation’s Man of Letters) DATE:             Thursday 6 June 2019 **Book from 23 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:            Remembering Patrick McMahon Glynn VENUE:           The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney

How The Great Navigator Missed Bass Strait – Looking Back at James Cook

2019-06-24T10:09:28+10:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Function, Margaret Cameron-Ash|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      MARGARET CAMERON-ASH (Author, Lying for the Admiralty: Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage) DATE:             Tuesday 28 May 2019 *Book from 14 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:            How The Great Navigator Missed Bass Strait – Looking Back at James Cook VENUE:           The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney

A Night After the Election: Australian Politics Today

2020-01-01T21:05:20+11:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Caroline Overington, Function, Paul Kelly|Tags: , , |

SPEAKER:      PAUL KELLY (Editor at Large, The Australian and Author) & CAROLINE OVERINGTON (Associate Editor,The Australian and Author) DATE:             Monday 20 May 2019 *Book from 6 April 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS   ***MEMBERS AND ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:            A Night After the Election: Australian Politics Today VENUE:           The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor [...]

Rebecca Huntley and Dr Tanveer Ahmed – Listening to The Nation – What Do Australians Want Most from Their Government?

2019-05-08T15:40:32+10:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Function, Podcast, Speaker|Tags: , |

    REBECCA HUNTLEY (Social Researcher & author, most recently of Quarterly Essay Australia Fair) & DR TANVEER AHMED (Psychiatrist, journalist and television presenter)