Sydney – What is to be Done?

2019-09-03T14:27:15+10:00Categories: Uncategorized|

SPEAKER:       CHRISTINE FORSTER (Councillor, Sydney Council) DATE:              Wednesday 6 November 2019 *Book from 19 October 2019** TIME:               5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:             Sydney – What is to be Done? VENUE:            tba

Q&A kowtows to Alastair Campbell despite his historical ignorance

2020-02-03T13:34:26+11:00Categories: Gerard Henderson's Weekly Column, Uncategorized|Tags: |

It’s difficult to understand the reverence sections of the Australian media give to visiting, or fly-in-fly-out, commentators and intellectuals. Take Alastair Campbell, for example, who was introduced by ABC TV Q&A presenter Tony Jones last Monday as “Tony Blair’s legendary spin doctor”. Well, so he was.  It’s just that Blair ceased being prime minister of [...]

Linking rise of intolerance to Christchurch is a cheap shot

2019-05-23T16:02:07+10:00Categories: Uncategorized|

Australia is a significant nation in world affairs and has been at least since the start of World War I in 1914. But it is fair to say that Australia is not well known, even in western Europe and North America. This places a special responsibility on Australia’s politicians and commentators to speak with consideration and without [...]