Labor After the 2013 Election

2017-05-10T10:45:51+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

They were the smart “new” Australian Labor Party. In the 2007 election, led by Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, they made the country look fresh and optimistic again. But under the sunny exterior lurked woes. In September 2013, Labor's pains saw the Tony Abbott-led Liberal/National parties’ Coalition return to government in Canberra. Chris Uhlmann is [...]

Gough Whitlam’s Legacy – What worked; What Didn’t

2017-05-12T19:42:36+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Whitlam Governments – from December 1972 to November 1975 - led a reform revolution in many areas, from education and health to the environment and foreign policy. But alongside the great achievements were great failures and, ultimately, great tragedy when the government was dismissed. On Wednesday 11 December, The Sydney Institute brought together four [...]

Gough Whitlam’s Legacy – What worked; What Didn’t

2017-05-10T10:47:29+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Whitlam Governments – from December 1972 to November 1975 - led a reform revolution in many areas, from education and health to the environment and foreign policy. But alongside the great achievements were great failures and, ultimately, great tragedy when the government was dismissed. On Wednesday 11 December, The Sydney Institute brought together four [...]

Gough Whitlam’s Legacy – What worked; What Didn’t

2017-05-10T10:47:56+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Whitlam Governments – from December 1972 to November 1975 - led a reform revolution in many areas, from education and health to the environment and foreign policy. But alongside the great achievements were great failures and, ultimately, great tragedy when the government was dismissed. On Wednesday 11 December, The Sydney Institute brought together four [...]

The Unravelling Middle East

2017-05-10T10:38:39+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Frederick Kagan is the Christopher DeMuth Chair and director at the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute and a former professor of military history at the US Military Academy at West Point. He served in Afghanistan with General Stanley McChrystal’s (ret) strategic assessment team. He is also the author of a number of [...]

The Unravelling Middle East

2017-05-10T10:39:34+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Kim Kagan is the founder and president of the Institute for The Study of War. She has taught military history at the US Military Academy at West Point, and at Yale and Georgetown Universities. Kim Kagan is the author of The Eye of Command (University of Michigan Press, 2006), The Surge: A Military History (Encounter [...]

James Cook’s Three Remarkable Voyages of Discovery in the Pacific

2017-05-10T10:42:19+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Rob Mundle is a sailor by background. He is also, the internationally recognised author of Fatal Storm - now published in six languages having sold over 200,000 copies. More recently he has published Bligh – Master Mariner, and Flinders, The Man Who Mapped Australia. On Wednesday 6 November, Rob Mundle addressed The Sydney Institute to [...]

Labor after the 2013 Election

2017-05-10T10:38:55+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

They were the smart “new” Australian Labor Party. In the 2007 election, led by Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard, they made the country look fresh and optimistic again. But under the sunny exterior lurked woes. In September 2013, Labor's pains saw the Tony Abbott-led Liberal/National parties’ Coalition return to government in Canberra. Aaron Patrick, the [...]

Norma Haire-Studying Sex in the Early 10th Century

2017-05-10T10:39:57+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Diana Wyndham is an Australian historian and co-author (Control with Stefania Siedlecky) of Populate and Perish: Australian Women’s Fight for Birth  and Norman Haire and The Study of Sex. Norman Haire, an Australian of German background, was at the forefront of studies of contraception and women’s health over two decades in the 1920s and [...]

Freedom of Speech: How can it be balanced with racial vilification

2017-05-10T10:46:39+10:0027 January 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor Gillian Triggs is the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, taking up her appointment in 2012. She was Dean of the Faculty of Law and Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney from 2007-12 and Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law from 2005-7. Gillian Triggs is [...]

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