2021-09-10T09:31:41+10:0031 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

After 20 years fighting in Afghanistan, the pull out of US troops from Afghanistan in August 2021 – as in South Vietnam decades earlier – became overwhelmed with ordinary citizens seeking to abandon the they feared, reprisals under the incoming Taliban government, because of their engagement with the occupying forces over two decades. Former Prime [...]

Twenty Years after 9/11 – The Hon John Howard AC

2021-08-31T15:42:09+10:0025 August 2021|Tags: |

Register for the Zoom talk. Bookings open to Members only. The link will be sent out the day of the event. Speaker: The Hon John Howard AC Date: Tuesday 31 August  Time: 5pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Topic: Twenty Years after 9/11 NOTE THAT THIS MEETING IS FOR MEMBERS OF THE SYDNEY INSTITUTE ONLY - If [...]

Has Politics Really Changed – from Menzies to Morrison

2019-04-17T14:51:59+10:0015 April 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

At The Sydney Institute’s Annual Dinner held at The Star on Wednesday 27 March 2019, the Institute celebrated its thirtieth year. Guest speaker at the dinner was The Hon John Howard OM AC who was introduced by Sydney Institute Executive Director Gerard Henderson and thanked by Carmel Mulhern, Group Executive, Legal & Corporate Affairs, at [...]

The Sydney Institute Annual Dinner – Introduction to the Premier

2018-07-07T15:11:27+10:003 July 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Thursday 3 May 2018, The Hon Gladys Berejiklian gave The Sydney Institute Annual Dinner address for 2018. Ms Berejiklian was introduced by The Hon John Howard and the vote of thanks was given by Carmel Mulhern, Group Executive, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Telstra. The Annual Dinner was held at The Star Ballroom and was, [...]

Remembering The Dismissal

2017-05-12T19:36:00+10:0022 December 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon John Howard, prime minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007, is also an author - his most recent work The Menzies Era - and commentator on Australian politics. As a young MP in 1975, and Liberal back bencher, John Howard witnessed many of the events of November 1975 at close range. On Monday [...]

Robert Menzies: December 1949 – January 1966

2017-05-10T10:22:12+10:0011 December 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon John Howard OM AC, was Prime Minister from March 1996 to December 2007. Since retirement from politics, John Howard has proved to be a successful author with his best selling autobiography Lazarus Rising. In 2014, John Howard published a second book – The Menzies Era: The Years that Shaped Australia - on the [...]

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