John Nethercote

Enid Lyons: Her Life and Times

2018-12-18T13:49:14+11:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

To mark the 75th anniversary of Dame Enid Lyons’s maiden speech in the House of Representatives in September 1943, the Menzies Research Centre produced an anniversary edition of Anne Henderson’s Enid Lyons – Leading Lady to a Nation (Connor Court Publishers) At The Sydney Institute, on Monday 24 September 2018, Anne Henderson, Deputy Director of [...]

Enid Lyons: Her Life and Times

2018-12-06T13:40:05+11:00Categories: 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 [...]

Canberra Knights: The Rise and Fall of the Public Service Mandarins

2017-04-20T15:53:04+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The word “mandarin”, as applying to those government bureaucrats closest to political leaders, first became commonly used in Australia after the election of Gough Whitlam’s government in 1972. Since then, heads of significant departments have increasingly come to be seen as an influential part of successive governments. Professor John Nethercote, Adjunct Professor at the Australian [...]