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 [...]

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