Function Archive

Can We Trust Opinion Polls? US in 2016; Australia in 2018

2018-12-06T13:40:11+11:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Martin O'Shannessy (Partner, OmniPoll) Date: 11th Sept 2018 Topic: Can We Trust Opinion Polls? US in 2016; Australia in 2018 Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 28 August 2018  

Cambodia: After the Election

2018-08-13T14:36:00+10:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Monovithya Kem (member of the Permanent Committee of Cambodia's principal opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party [CNRP]) Date: 8th Aug 2018 Topic: TBA Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 23 July 2018  

Enid Lyons: Her Life and Times

2018-12-06T13:40:05+11:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , , |

Speaker(s): ANNE HENDERSON AM (Author of Enid Lyons – Leading Lady to the Nation [Connor Court – new edition 2018] & JOHN NETHERCOTE (Adjunct Professor, Australian Catholic University) Date: 24th Sept 2018 Topic: Enid Lyons: Her Life and Times Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for [...]

Australia, the Soviet Union & the Cold War – and Russia Today

2018-12-06T13:40:17+11:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Professor Paul Dibb AM (Strategist; Academic - Strategic & Defence Studies, ANU; former defence intelligence official; author, Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the Threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia Today [MUP, 2018]) Date: 3rd Sept 2018 Topic: Australia, the Soviet Union & the Cold War – and [...]

The Sydney Opera House: Its History & Its People

2018-08-16T13:51:55+10:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Helen Pitt (SMH Journalist & Author The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who made it [Allen & Unwin, 2018]) Date: 2018-08-15 Topic: The Sydney Opera House: Its History & Its People Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for [...]

The Queen’s Role in the Appointing and Dismissing the Governor General

2018-08-13T14:37:14+10:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Anne Twomey (Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Sydney) Date: 6th Aug 2018 Topic: The Queen’s Role in the Appointing and Dismissing the Governor General Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 23 July 2018  

Villers-Bretonneux – What Really Happened

2018-11-08T12:48:42+11:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Ross McMullin (Award winning biographer and historian) Date: 7th Nov 2018 Topic: Villers-Bretonneux - What Really Happened Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 25 October 2018  

On Disruption: A Report from the Australian Coalface

2018-12-06T13:41:08+11:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Katharine Murphy (Author On Disruption (MUP, 2018); Political Editor, The Guardian Australia) Date: 9th July 2018 Topic: On Disruption: A Report from the Australian Coalface Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 27th June 2018  

Partnering with our Cities

2018-08-13T14:40:05+10:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP (Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities & Regional Development; Shadow Minister for Tourism) Date: 11th Jul 2018 Topic: Partnering with our Cities Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm ASSOCIATES & ASSOCIATE’S ONE GUEST ONLY  Book from: 11th June 2018 [...]

My Life in Journalism: from Adelaide to London and New York

2018-12-06T13:41:04+11:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Les Hinton (Journalist and author The Bootle Boy: An Untidy Life in News [Scribe, 2018]; formerly a senior executive, News Corp) Date: 18th July 2018 Topic: My Life in Journalism: from Adelaide to London and New York Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: [...]