‘Issue #20’-Sydney Papers Online

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 [...]

Australian Politics In 2013

2017-05-10T12:37:08+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 [...]

US – Middle East Relations: New Administration; New Relationship?

2017-05-10T12:37:28+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Steven Rosen is head of the Washington project of the Middle East Forum in Washington DC. For many years he was policy director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and he has held professorial positions at many universities including Brandis University, Pittsburgh University and the Australian National University. And he’s currently teaching at [...]

From “The Bride Stripped Bare” To “Notes On Life” – With Nikki Gemmell

2017-05-10T12:40:02+10:00March 26th, 2013|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Wake up on Saturday and reach for The Australian Weekend Magazine - then flip to Nikki Gemmell’s column. Nikki is famous for her lyrical honesty and for fearlessly saying those things other women think, but dare not say. In France she's been described as a female Jack Kerouac, in Australia as one of the most [...]