Andrew Tink

Australia’s Part in Man’s First Walk on The Moon

2018-12-20T08:36:06+11:0030 November 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Many still remain unaware of the significant role played by Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, in the telecast of man’s first steps on the moon. The NSW town of Parkes has received most attention because its dish beamed remaining images of Neil Armstrong's moonwalk to the world, or greater part of it. But it was Honeysuckle [...]

Australia’s Part in Man’s First Walk on The Moon

2018-11-30T08:30:20+11:0020 November 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Andrew Tink (Historian and author, most recently, of Honeysuckle Creek – The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong’s First Step) Date: 27th Nov 2018 Topic: Australia’s Part in Man’s First Walk on The Moon Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for [...]

The Australian Century – The One Just Gone And The One To Come

2017-04-20T12:10:59+10:0010 April 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In his most recent publication, Australia – 1901-2001, former NSW MP turned author and historian Andrew Tink has brought together many of the stories that made Australia in the twentieth century, from Federation to the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was a century marked by the trauma of war and the despair of the Depression, balanced [...]

The Australian Century – the one just gone and the one to come

2019-01-02T12:37:31+11:0025 February 2015|Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

**Book from 11 Feb** BAR OPENS AT 5 PM – LIGHT REFRESHMENTS Speaker(s): Andrew Tink|Asher Judah Date: 2015-02-25 Venue: The Gallipoli Club, 12 Loftus Street (between Bridge Street & Alfred Street), Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm

Air Disaster Canberra

2017-05-12T19:51:57+10:0011 June 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

After 11 years as a NSW state Liberal MP, Andrew Tink left parliament in 2007 to pursue his passion for history and writing. His first book, William Charles Wentworth, Australia’s greatest native son,  won “The Nib” CAL Waverly Award for Literature. He followed this with Lord Sydney - the life and times of Tommy Townshend [...]

Lord Sydney and the Creation of Sydney

2017-05-10T16:04:50+10:003 May 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Andrew Tink was the Member for Eastwood in Sydney from 1988-99 and the Member for Epping from 1999-2007. Since leaving politics, Andrew Tink has published a biography of Australian pioneer William Charles Wentworth and more recently a biography of Lord Sydney – Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townsend. On Wednesday 1 February [...]

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