‘Issue #24’-Sydney Papers Online

Labor after the 2013 Election

2017-05-10T10:38:55+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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 [...]

Trust in Politics: Who Cares?

2017-05-10T10:44:57+10:00January 27th, 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Mike Baird is the New South Wales Treasurer in the Barry O’Farrell Government. And Minister for Industrial Affairs. He has been the Member for Manly since 2007. Before standing for parliament, Mike Baird worked in banking with the National Bank of Australia and with Deutsche Bank and HSBC Australia On Thursday 14 October [...]

The Liberal Party (NSW Division): The Case for Reform

2017-05-10T10:45:17+10:00January 27th, 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Liberal Party of Australia’s NSW Division is under pressure to carry out long called for reforms over pre-selections and the influence of isolated sections of the Division in party administration. Liberal Party member, and mortgage broker, John Ruddick has gone on record as calling for the banning of lobbyists from party positions (now enforced) [...]

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

2017-05-10T10:45:34+10:00January 27th, 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 [...]

Labor After the 2013 Election

2017-05-10T10:45:51+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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 [...]