Sydney Paper Archive

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 [...]

MOBILITY, DRIVING INNOVATION AND ENHANCING OUR LIVEABILITY – TRANSPORT AS A TRUE TECH BUSINESS

2020-08-19T15:49:28+10:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Andrew Constance, Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

With the NSW Berejiklian Government's win at the state election in March 2019, issues around transport in Sydney and NSW took centre stage as vast underway projects started coming to completion and new projects were started and outlined - from light rail into George Street and the CBD from Randwick to additional Metro routes to [...]

LABOR AFTER THE 2019 FEDERAL ELECTION – WHERE TO NEXT?

2020-08-19T15:47:40+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Michael Sexton SC is the NSW Solicitor General and author of The Great Crash: the short life and sudden death of the Whitlam Government. Brad Norington is Associate Editor at The Australian and has been writing about national and international politics over two decades. He was also The Australian’s Washington Correspondent during the Obama presidency. On Monday [...]

LISTENING TO THE NATION – WHAT DO AUSTRALIANS MOST WANT FROM THEIR GOVERNMENT?

2020-08-20T09:53:23+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Rebecca Huntley is a social Researcher and author, most recently of the Quarterly Essay Australia Fair. Dr Tanveer Ahmed is a psychiatrist, a regular contributor to the Australian Financial Review and author, most recently, of Fragile Nation. During the 2019 federal election campaign, a majority of Australians believed that there would be a change of government and that what [...]

WHERE TO NOW? LABOR AFTER THE 2019 FEDERAL ELECTION

2020-08-19T15:47:01+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Brad Norington is the Associate Editor at The Australian and has been writing about national and international politics over two decades. He was alsoThe Australian’s Washington Correspondent during the Obama presidency. Michael Sexton SC is the NSW Solicitor General and author of The Great Crash: the short life and sudden death of the Whitlam Government. On Monday [...]

FEDERATION’S MAN OF LETTERS – PATRICK McMAHON GLYNN

2020-08-19T15:49:52+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

On Thursday 6 June 2019, the Vice-Chancellor of Australian Catholic University, Professor Greg Craven, joined The Sydney Institute’s Anne Henderson to launch the P M Glynn Institute’s Federation’s Man of Letters.  As Greg Craven explained, polymath Glynn should not have been a man who fell through history’s cracks. But he has. The publication of Anne [...]

TAKING BACK THE CLASSROOM – RECLAIMING EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA

2020-08-20T09:52:15+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Dr Catherine Runcie is a contributing editor of Reclaiming Education: Renewing Schools and Universities in Contemporary Western Culture and David Furse-Roberts, Research fellow at the Menzies Research Centre and editor of Menzies – The Forgotten Speeches joined forces at The Sydney Institute on Wednesday 22 May 2019 to discuss the concern many feel over scholastic standards and [...]

DONALD TRUMP’S MIDDLE EAST POLICY

2020-08-19T15:34:00+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Michael Doran is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. He specialises in Middle East security issues. In the administration of President George W. Bush, Doran served in the White House as a senior director in the National Security Council, where he was responsible for helping to devise and coordinate United States [...]

REVISITING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ROBERT MENZIES

2020-08-19T15:33:51+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Who was Robert Menzies, what did he stand for, what did he achieve. Columnist with The Australian and author – most recently - of Robert Menzies The Art of Politics, Troy Bramston has not only researched the official record and published accounts, but has also interviewed members of Menzies’ family, and his former advisers and ministers. He has also been [...]

AUSTRALIA VOTED – AN EVENING AFTER THE ELECTION

2020-08-20T09:59:30+10:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

On Saturday 18 May 2019, Australia voted and the opinion polls were wrong. Prime Minister Scott Morrison pulled off what had been predicted to be an impossible win. In March 2019, at The Sydney Institute, Caroline Overington and Paul Kelly could not see the Coalition winning. On Monday 20 May 2019, author and Associate Editor [...]