‘Issue #24’-Sydney Papers Online

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 [...]

The Unravelling Middle East

2017-05-10T10:38:39+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 27th, 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+10:00January 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 [...]