‘Issue #18’-Sydney Papers Online

Australia in the Asian Century

2017-05-10T13:10:35+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Craig Emerson was first elected to the House of Representatives as the Member for Rankin in Queensland in 1998. He served as an Opposition shadow minister in the Howard era, from 2001, and in government from 2007 has held the portfolios of Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy; Competition Policy and Consumer [...]

Time To Bring Our Troops Safely Home From Afghanistan

2017-05-10T13:10:51+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Senator Christine Milne is a Senator for Tasmania and Leader of the Australian Greens Party. Senator Milne has a career spanning 30 years, dealing with environmental and community concerns. Elected to the Tasmanian parliament in 1989 Christine Milne become the first female leader of a political party in Tasmania. Christine Milne was elected to the [...]

The Colonisation of Antarctica

2017-05-10T13:11:11+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

David Day is an Australian historian and author who has written extensively on Australian history, particularly focusing on World War Two. Among his works of note are the biographies of Australian prime ministers John Curtin and Ben Chifley, Claiming a Continent (winner of the non-fiction prize in the 1998 South Australian Festival Awards for Literature) [...]

Four Corners’ Stories that Changed Australia

2017-05-10T13:11:31+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Liz Jackson is an Australian Journalist, most known for her work on Four Corners and Media Watch. Prior to her work in journalism, Jackson worked as a lawyer in both Australian and London. Jackson first begun her work with Four Corners in 1993 and has since received a number of accolades including 5 Walkley Awards and 3 Logie Awards. Most [...]

Non-Muslim Minorities and The Arab Spring

2017-05-10T13:09:54+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Lydia Khalil was born in Cairo and is a native Arabic speaker. She is an internationally recognised expert in international politics and security and currently a visiting fellow at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and an adjunct lecturer at the University of Sydney. Lydia Khalil also served as a political advisor for the US Department [...]

The China Story : A Matter of Facts

2017-05-10T13:10:06+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Geremie R Barmé is an historian, cultural critic, filmmaker, translator and web-journal editor who works on Chinese cultural and intellectual history from the early modern period (1600s) to the present. Currently, he is Australian Research Council Federation Fellow in the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, where he [...]

Gazing Again At Gough

2017-05-10T13:10:21+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor Jenny Hocking is foundation Head of the School of Journalism, Australian and Indigenous Studies, and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. She is a well-known biographer and author of the two volume biography of former Australian prime minister, Gough Whitlam - Gough Whitlam: A Moment in History (2008) and Gough Whitlam: [...]

Building a New Age of Certainty

2017-05-10T13:14:07+10:00November 21st, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Joe Hockey is the Member for North Sydney and shadow treasurer. He was first elected to the federal parliament in 1996 and held a number of ministerial portfolios in the Howard Governments, including that of Small Business and Tourism, Financial Services, Regulation, Human Services and Employment, and Workplace Relations. On Thursday 30 August, [...]

Writing About the Holocaust – and its Australian Connections

2017-05-10T13:14:23+10:00November 12th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Belinda Castles has a Masters in Novel Writing from the University of Manchester and, when not writing, works as an editor in Sydney. Her first novel was Falling Woman, and her second novel, The River Baptists, was the winner of the 2006 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award. In her most recent work, Belinda Castles has researched [...]