‘Issue #20’-Sydney Papers Online

John Kerr and the Dismissal: A Response to Jenny Hocking

2017-05-10T12:40:47+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australian historians – Professor Jenny Hocking especially – have largely taken Gough Whitlam’s side in his dismissal by Governor General Sir John Kerr in November 1975. Sir David Smith played a key role in this controversial affair – as the Governor General’s Official Secretary, serving over his time at Yarralumla Sir Paul Hasluck, Sir John [...]

Indigenous Australians and Violence – Some Answers

2017-05-10T12:41:01+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australian indigenous leader Bess Nungarrayi Price has said, "We need to support those who tell the truth." She has said this in respect to policy and programs relating to Aboriginal Australians. Dr Stephanie Jarrett, author of Liberating Aboriginal Australians from Violence, has long studied the ancient culture of Australia’s indigenous tribes. Her findings reveal a [...]

Indigenous Australians and Violence – Some Answers

2017-05-10T12:41:36+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australian indigenous leader Bess Nungarrayi Price has said, "We need to support those who tell the truth." She has said this in respect to policy and programs relating to Aboriginal Australians. Dr Stephanie Jarrett, author of Liberating Aboriginal Australians from Violence, has long studied the ancient culture of Australia’s indigenous tribes. Her findings reveal a [...]

Remembering The Katyn Massacre

2017-05-10T12:43:18+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The discovery of the mass grave of over 4000 Polish soldiers in the Katyn forest in the Soviet Union by the Nazis in 1943 began the recording of a Polish historical tragedy that has become known as “Katyn massacre”. These bodies were just some of over 20,000 Polish officers and elites, exterminated by the Russians [...]

Australian Women and Online Communication

2017-05-10T12:41:18+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Mia Freedman built her career around creating communities of women in magazines  - as Editor of Cosmo and then Editor-in-Chief of Cosmo, Cleo & Dolly - and is now the editor and publisher of Mamamia.com.au, the website she founded in 2007 when she left traditional media. From her lounge room, in her pyjamas, Mia Freedman [...]

Infrastructure – Driving Productivity

2017-05-10T12:42:57+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As Australia’s Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, The Hon Anthony Albanese holds the key to transport decisions that will affect industry, city growth, regional communication and an easier life for ordinary mums and dads for years to come – whoever wins the election. As government and opposition faced off in the 2013 election year, with [...]

Australia’s Foreign Relations – A Conversation with Bob Carr

2017-05-10T12:52:45+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , , |

Senator The Hon Bob Carr is Australia’s Foreign Minister – and a hard man to catch since taking up this position in March 2012 after joining the Senate. A former premier of NSW - holding the record for longest continuous service as premier – Bob Carr entered the Australian Senate as the nominee for his [...]

Why The Eureka Rebellion Still Matters

2017-05-10T12:54:30+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Peter FitzSimons, author and journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald  and Sun-Herald has written Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution to investigate the hearts and minds of those on the battlefield, and those behind the scenes, bringing to life Australian legends on both sides of the rebellion. Peter Fitzsimons addressed The Sydney Institute on Monday 4 February 2013. The paper which [...]

Integrity In Politics

2017-05-10T12:54:49+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Senator John Madigan took his seat in the Senate on 1 July 2011. As a Democratic Labor Party senator, he reminded many that old style politics is not dead. In his election victory, he edged out two other conservative candidates – Senator Julian McGauran (Liberal) and Steve Fielding (Family First) and, after 35 years, brought [...]

Australian Politics In 2013

2017-05-10T12:55:18+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Budget deficit, national debt, spending, employment, unemployment and under employment, promises, promises, promises and the Gonski Report on education, the National Broadband Network, the Mining tax and Carbon tax, a National Disability Insurance Scheme and Labor’s unpopularity among its traditional voters, industrial relations reform and the problem of “boat people”… these issues began an election [...]