Why the Australian Labor Party is the Party of Small Business

2017-05-10T13:00:49+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Brendan O'Connor is the Minister for Small Business, and Minister for Housing and Homelessness in the Gillard Government. He was the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Industrial Relations from December 2006 until the election of the Rudd Government, when he was appointed as Minister for Employment Participation. In December 2011, he was appointed as [...]

Melbourne Before Archbishop Daniel Mannix

2017-05-10T13:01:04+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

 Patrick Morgan is an Australian academic who has written a number of books and articles on the connections between literature, history and politics, and has edited two volumes of the writings of B.A. Santamaria. Morgan’s book Melbourne Before Mannix: Catholics in Public Life 1880-1920 was published by Connor Court Publications in October 2012. On Wednesday 17 October 2012, Patrick [...]

Other People’s Wars

2017-05-10T13:01:20+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Craig Stockings is a senior lecturer in History and Strategic Studies at the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy. Focusing on Australian military history and operational analysis, Stockings has written a number of books including The Torch & The Sword: A History of the Australian Army Cadet Movement 1866-2006 [...]

Retail And Its Competitive Future

2017-05-10T13:02:18+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Margy Osmond is Chief Executive of the Australian National Retailers Association (ANRA), which was established in 2006 as a lobby and research organisation to be the voice of Australia's largest retailers. On Wednesday 10 October 2012, Margy Osmond addressed The Sydney Institute to discuss the competitive future of retailers in Australia.   RETAIL AND ITS COMPETITIVE [...]

A Political Life – And Kevin Rudd

2017-05-10T13:03:25+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Maxine McKew was an award-winning broadcast journalist, who the seat of Bennelong at the 2007 federal election, defeating John Howard and becoming only the second candidate to have beaten an Australian prime minister in his constituency seat. In government, Maxine McKew was Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government. On losing her [...]

America Today : The Good News

2017-05-10T13:05:38+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Leonard M. Harlan is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Castle Harlan, Inc. and a member of the Executive Committee of Castle Harlan Australian Mezzanine Partners (CHAMP), the Australian Affiliate of Castle Harlan. Len Harlan is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the Weill Carnell Medical School, a director of [...]

War Crimes Trials: From Nuremberg To Guantanamo Bay

2017-05-10T13:00:00+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Wednesday 12 December 2012, William Shawcross CVO delivered the Jim and Janette Bain Occasional Lecture for 2012. William Shawcross is an internationally acclaimed writer, author and commentator who was appointed Chair of the UK Charity Commission in July 2012. Shawcross has written widely on politics and history, and his work includes Dubcek (1970), Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon and [...]

The Treason Of The Intellectuals

2017-05-10T13:00:12+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

David Pryce-Jones is an internationally acclaimed writer, historian and commentator. In his early career, David Pryce-Jones was the literary editor of the Financial Times (1959-1961) and the Spectator (1961-1963), and a special correspondent for the Daily Telegraph (1966-1982). A contributor to The Times, The Financial Times, The Spectator, the Times Literary Supplement, The Wall Street [...]

India at crossroads: Will its politics allow it to fulfill its promise?

2017-05-10T13:00:19+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Sadanand Dhume is an Indian writer and journalist based in Washington, D.C. who writes on Asian affairs and also a South Asia columnist for the Wall Street Journal. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for the Far Eastern Economic Review in India and Indonesia. Sadanand Dhume’s My Friend the Fanatic: Travels with a Radical [...]

The Transport Future for NSW

2017-05-10T13:00:26+10:0023 December 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Gladys Berejiklian is the New South Wales Minister for Transport in the O’Farrell Government. She is also the first Armenian descendant to be elected to the NSW Parliament. As a member of the Liberal Party she was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly (Willoughby seat) in 2003. Before entering parliament, Gladys [...]

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