Function Archive

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 [...]

Taking back The Classroom – Reclaiming Education in Australia

2019-06-24T10:50:24+10:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      CATHERINE RUNCIE (Author/editor, Reclaiming Education: Renewing Schools and Universities in Contemporary Western Culture) & DAVID FURSE-ROBERTS (Research fellow, Menzies Research Centre) DATE:             Wednesday 22 May 2019 *Book from 8 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:           Taking back The Classroom – Reclaiming Education in Australia VENUE:          The Sydney Institute, Level 40, [...]

Revisiting the Life and Legacy of Robert Menzies

2019-06-24T10:06:43+10:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , |

Speaker(s): Troy Bramston (Columnist, The Australian and author – most recently - of Robert Menzies The Art of Politics) Date: 13 May 2019 Topic: TBA Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 17 April 2019

Communications Policy in Australia – The Road Ahead

2019-03-15T08:27:41+11:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Michelle Rowland MP (Shadow Minister for Communications) Date: 14 Mar 2019 Topic: Communications Policy in Australia – The Road Ahead Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 1 March 2019

A Night Before the Election: Australian Politics Today

2019-03-08T15:05:29+11:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s): Paul Kelly (Journalist and author) & Caroline Overington (Columnist,The Australian & author) Date: 6 Mar 2019 Topic: A Night Before the Election: Australian Politics Today Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: Now  

Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War

2019-02-12T09:53:04+11:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Amy Maguire, Function, Greg Walsh|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Michael Danby MP (Member for Melbourne Ports) Date: 11 Feb 2019 Topic: Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 pm for 6 pm Book from: Now

Arguing with Family Ghosts – The Unsafe Memoir

2019-02-27T11:45:43+11:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Geoffrey Lehmann (Lawyer & poet; author most recently of Leeward: A Memoir) Date: 25th Feb 2019 Topic: Arguing with Family Ghosts – The Unsafe Memoir Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 11 February 2019

Voluntary Euthanasia: Impacts on Individuals and Society

2019-02-20T10:46:08+11:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s): The Rev Peter Kurti (Senior Research Fellow l Culture, Prosperity & Civil Society program, CIS & author of Euthanasia – Putting The Culture to Death) and Penny Hackett (President of Dying With Dignity NSW) Date: 18th Feb 2019 Topic: Voluntary Euthanasia:  Impacts on Individuals and Society Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer [...]