Sydney Paper Archive

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

2019-04-15T09:52:24+10:00April 15th, 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+10:00December 23rd, 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 [...]

Restoring Good Governance

2018-06-08T11:32:36+10:00April 30th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

NSW Opposition leader Barry O’Farrell has long questioned what he perceives as the lack of good governance in the state of New South Wales. On Thursday 12 March 2009, Barry O’Farrell addressed The Sydney Instititute to put forward a number of proposals for good government in NSW saying, “In recent years there has not been [...]

Journeys from Vietnam: A Vietnamese Australian’s Reflections

2018-06-08T11:32:37+10:00April 30th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

On Tuesday 3 March 2009, The Sydney Institute held a discussion of the Vietnamese contribution to Australian settlement presenting Quang Luu, a Board Director of Austcare and former Head of SBS Radio, and Dai Le, a community relations coordinator, member of the NSW Liberal Party and a former producer and broadcaster with ABC Radio National. [...]

Journeys from Vietnam

2018-06-08T11:32:37+10:00April 30th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

On Tuesday 3 March 2009, The Sydney Institute held a discussion of the Vietnamese contribution to Australian settlement presenting Quang Luu, a Board Director of Austcare and former Head of SBS Radio, and Dai Le, a community relations coordinator, member of the NSW Liberal Party and a former producer and broadcaster with ABC Radio National. [...]

Freedom and Prosperity – Liberal Party Legacy

2018-06-08T11:32:37+10:00April 30th, 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’ [...]

E-Campaigning in the Democratic Party

2018-06-08T11:32:34+10:00April 30th, 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 [...]

A Resilient Australia

2018-06-08T11:32:34+10:00April 30th, 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 – [...]

Indigenous Affairs – A New Conversation

2018-06-08T11:32:35+10:00April 30th, 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 [...]

Beyond the Wire: Refugee Advocacy in Australia

2018-06-08T11:32:35+10:00April 30th, 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 [...]