THEIR FIERY CROSS – REVISITING AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION

2022-01-06T18:56:53+11:0019 October 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The COVID pandemic focussed Australians' attention on the limits of their federation constitution. Border closures and state regulations have begged the question, "Did the Founding Fathers get it right?" Associate Professor at the Australian National University and author of Their Fiery Cross of Union - A Retelling of the Creation of the Australian Federation 1889-1914 William Coleman [...]

Their Fiery Cross – Revisiting Australian Federation – William Coleman & Michael Sexton

2021-10-05T16:07:30+11:005 October 2021|Tags: , |

Register for the Zoom talk. Bookings open to Members only. The link will be sent out the day of the event. Date/time: Tuesday 19 October 2021 [Australian Eastern Daylight Time] Speakers: William Coleman - Associate Professor, ANU & author Their Fiery Cross of Union - A Retelling of the Creation of the Australian Federation 1889-1914 and [...]

LABOR AFTER THE 2019 FEDERAL ELECTION – WHERE TO NEXT?

2020-08-19T15:47:40+10:0016 July 2019|Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Michael Sexton SC is the NSW Solicitor General and author of The Great Crash: the short life and sudden death of the Whitlam Government. Brad Norington is Associate Editor at The Australian and has been writing about national and international politics over two decades. He was also The Australian’s Washington Correspondent during the Obama presidency. On Monday [...]

Where to Now? Labor After the 2019 Federal Election

2019-07-04T14:12:21+10:0024 June 2019|Categories: Brad Norington, Function, Michael Sexton|Tags: , |

SPEAKER:      BRAD NORINGTON (Associate Editor at The Australian) & MICHAEL SEXTON SC (Author, The Great Crash: the short life and sudden death of the Whitlam Government) DATE:             Monday 24 June 2019 **Book from 10 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:           Where to Now? Labor After the 2019 Federal Election VENUE:          The [...]

On the Edges of History

2017-04-20T16:16:24+10:0016 December 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

A graduate of the law schools of the universities of Melbourne and Virginia, Michael Sexton SC, spent some years as an academic lawyer before taking up practice at the NSW Bar. Since 1998 he has been Solicitor General for New South Wales. He writes in his recently published memoir On The Edges of History, "When [...]

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