Aaron Patrick

A Year to Remember – How the Coalition Went from Chaos to Comeback

2019-12-13T16:10:05+11:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Disunity is said to be death in politics – but not for Scott Morrison’s Liberal Party in election 2019. Morrison and his team took their chance and won a remarkable victory. Over some months, The Australian Financial Review’s Print editor Aaron Patrick interviewed key insiders to reveal the turning points and the cunning schemes behind [...]

Election 2019 – How the Coalition went From Chaos to Comeback

2019-12-13T12:13:50+11:00Categories: Function|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      AARON PATRICK (Print Editor, AFR & author, most recently, of The Surprise Party) DATE:             Wednesday 11 December 2019 *Book from 26 Nov 2019** TIME:              5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:           Election 2019 – How the Coalition went From Chaos to Comeback VENUE:          The Sydney Institute, 47 Phillip [...]

Australian Federal Politics on the Eve of The Wentworth By-Election

2018-12-18T13:50:15+11:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In August 2018, the Westminster system of government took its toll, yet again, of an Australian prime minister. And, after three weeks of parliamentary power play, former PM Malcolm Turnbull resigned his seat of Wentworth bringing on a much-contested by-election. Amid accusations of a “women problem”, the pre-selection for the Liberal candidate in Wentworth instead [...]

Australian Federal Politics on the Eve of The Wentworth By-Election

2018-12-06T13:39:57+11:00Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s): Sharri Markson (National Political editor, The Daily Telegraph) & Aaron Patrick (Senior writer, The Australian Financial Review) Date: 17th Sept 2018 Topic: Australian Federal Politics on the Eve of The Wentworth By-Election Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 3 September 2018 [...]

Turnbull, Joyce, Shorten and all that – What’s Happening?

2018-05-22T11:00:49+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In  2018, Australian federal politics went through some headline grabbing times – but what to make of the froth and bubble in much of the turmoil? Is social media out of control? Has tabloid media reporting side tracked serious debate? Or have our leaders become too distanced from ordinary lives to realise what is most [...]

Turnbull, Joyce, Shorten and all that – What’s Happening?

2018-12-06T13:36:50+11:00Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s): Caroline Overington (Associate Editor, The Australian) & Aaron Patrick (Senior writer, The Australian Financial Review) Date: 2018-03-21 Topic: Turnbull, Joyce, Shorten and all that – What’s Happening? Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 7 March 2018  

The 2016 Election: A Reflection

2017-04-20T11:57:37+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Aaron Patrick is Deputy Editor, The Australian Financial Review & author Credlin & Co - How the Abbott Government Destroyed Itself. During the 2016 election campaign, The Australian’s Caroline Overington joined Aaron Patrick to present their views on the way the campaign was unfolding. It was an entertaining event. To follow up, The Sydney Institute [...]