Sydney Paper Archive

Creating Opportunity and Encouraging Aspiration: The Key to a Growing Economy and a Stronger Australia

2019-04-15T09:52:24+10:0015 April 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

The Hon Josh Frydenberg was elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party on August 2018. Prime Minister Scott Morrison soon after appointed him Australia’s treasurer. As the member for Kooyong since 2010, Josh Frydenberg is one of the rising stars of the Liberal Party. On Tuesday 22 January 2019, Josh Frydenberg gave a major address [...]

The World Financial Crisis: How Did it Happen?

2018-06-08T11:32:34+10:0023 December 2010|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

On Wednesday 28 January 2009, The Sydney Institute held an early evening seminar to discuss the causes of the Global Financial Crisis then unfolding. The speakers were Mark Johnson, a former Chairman of Macquarie Bank, Dr John Edwards, Chief Economist with HSBC and Dr Timo Henckel, a Research Fellow with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic [...]

Freedom and Prosperity – Liberal Party Legacy

2018-06-08T11:32:37+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

The Hon Julia Bishop is Deputy Opposition Leader and Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs. On Monday 2 March, Julie Bishop addressed The Sydney Institute and spoke of the fundamentals of liberalism on which Robert Menzies had built the Liberal Party of Australia. Her message to other Liberals, and Australians generally, was to recall Robert Menzies’ [...]

Australia, The Netherlands and the World

2018-06-08T11:32:37+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

H.E Maxime Verhagen, Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs, addressed The Sydney Institute on Tuesday 20 January 2009, an important time in global affairs – as the US welcomed its new president Barack Obama and a change of administration and as the war in Afghanistan entered a new and more dangerous phase. Maxime Verhagen stressed the [...]

Causes of the Global Financial Crisis

2018-06-08T11:32:36+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

On Wednesday 28 January 2009, The Sydney Institute held an early evening seminar to discuss the causes of the Global Financial Crisis then unfolding. The speakers were Mark Johnson, a former Chairman of Macquarie Bank, Dr John Edwards, Chief Economist with HSBC and Dr Timo Henckel, a Research Fellow with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic [...]

The World Financial Crisis: How Did it Happen?

2018-06-08T11:32:36+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

On Wednesday 28 January 2009, The Sydney Institute held an early evening seminar to discuss the causes of the Global Financial Crisis then unfolding. The speakers were Mark Johnson, a former Chairman of Macquarie Bank, Dr John Edwards, Chief Economist with HSBC and Dr Timo Henckel, a Research Fellow with the Centre for Applied Macroeconomic [...]

Beyond the Wire: Refugee Advocacy in Australia

2018-06-08T11:32:35+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

Australia’s recent policy of mandatory detention for unlawful arrivals on its shores is a chequered and distressing history. Journalist and author Margot O’Neill spent a couple of years researching how the policy drew hundreds of ordinary Australians together to advocate for detainees and protest at mandatory detention over more than a decade. Her book, Blind [...]

Indigenous Affairs – A New Conversation

2018-06-08T11:32:35+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

As the anniversary of the Australian federal government’s Apology to Indigenous Australians approached, Dr Marcia Langton, head of the Australian Indigenous Studies Program at the University of Melbourne, and Warren Mundine, Chief Executive Officer, Native Title Services Corporation, addressed The Sydney Institute on Tuesday 10 February 2009. While the tenor of their message was increasing [...]

A Resilient Australia

2018-06-08T11:32:34+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

The Hon Julia Gillard, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations; Minister for Education; Minister for Social Inclusion, returned to The Sydney Institute on Thursday 19 February to speak about how Labor could energise Australians in their time of crisis through good policy in education and programs supporting initiative and inclusion – [...]

E-Campaigning in the Democratic Party

2018-06-08T11:32:34+10:0030 April 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

On a visit to Australia sponsored by Microsoft, Joe Trippi, United States media consultant and campaign manager and  author of The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Democracy, the Internet and the Overthrow of Everything [HarperCollins], addressed The Sydney Institute on Tuesday 24 February 2009. Joe Trippi’s innovative use of the internet for small-donor fundraising in [...]

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