‘Issue #27’-Sydney Papers Online

The Men Behind The Masks: The New Leadership Of China And The World They Live In

2017-04-20T15:07:34+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor Kerry Brown is Executive Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. He is also the author of the newly released The New Emperors – Power and The Princelings in China exploring how current China is now firmly under the control of a power-conscious Beijing elite, almost half of whose members [...]

Australia Needs A Fiscal Reality Check

2017-04-20T15:04:47+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As Finance Minister in the Abbott Government, Senator The Hon Mathias Cormann has played a key role in the Budgetary reform process. With protracted negotiations in the wake of the 2014 Budget, Cormann has resisted commentary proposing a mini Budget and said the Budget process is a “marathon not a sprint”. He argues that the [...]

Responding to the Caliphate – From Israel to Iraq

2017-04-20T15:05:02+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In July 2014, Australian Labor MP Michael Danby, the Member for Melbourne Ports, found himself in Israel in the midst of the latest missile attacks by the Gaza-based Jihadists of Hamas. Over 3000 missiles have rained down on Israeli cities from Ashkelon to Tel Aviv. Five million people with the stoic good humour trudged regularly [...]

Launching Menzies at War

2018-02-19T12:48:59+11:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Friday 18 July 2014, The Sydney Institute held a Melbourne launch of Anne Henderson’s Menzies at War. The function was hosted by law firm Arnold Bloch Liebler and the speakers were introduced by Mark Liebler AC. The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister launched the book and Professor Geoffrey Blainey [...]

Learning Let Loose: Reforming Our Universities

2017-04-20T15:05:36+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor Warren Bebbington is Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide. Professor Bebbington's publications include the Oxford Companion to Australian Music, and he was, for a decade, the music member of the international Advisory Committee for Encyclopaedia Britannica.  Professor Bebbington is currently Chair of the South Australian Vice-Chancellor’s Committee and Chair of the South [...]

Launch of Anne Henderson’s Book Menzies at War – Introduction

2017-04-20T15:04:53+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Friday 18 July 2014, The Sydney Institute held a Melbourne launch of Anne Henderson’s Menzies at War. The function was hosted by law firm Arnold Bloch Liebler and the speakers were introduced by Mark Liebler AC. The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister launched the book and Professor Geoffrey Blainey [...]

Launch Of Anne Henderson’s Book Menzies at War

2017-05-12T19:40:48+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Friday 18 July 2014, The Sydney Institute held a Melbourne launch of Anne Henderson’s Menzies at War. The function was hosted by law firm Arnold Bloch Liebler and the speakers were introduced by Mark Liebler AC. The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister launched the book and Professor Geoffrey Blainey [...]

Melbourne Launch Of Menzies at War – Concluding Remarks

2017-05-09T21:14:15+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Friday 18 July 2014, The Sydney Institute held a Melbourne launch of Anne Henderson’s Menzies at War. The function was hosted by law firm Arnold Bloch Liebler and the speakers were introduced by Mark Liebler AC. The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister launched the book and Professor Geoffrey Blainey [...]

The Making Of The Australian Working Class

2017-04-20T15:06:39+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The luck of the Irish so often in history was chronic bad luck. That's how it looked for 250 Irish convicts when theirship, the Hive, sank ignominiously off the NSW coast in 1835. Miraculously, all survived, guided to safety by local Aboriginal people. Using this fascinating case study, in her new book The Luck of The [...]

Looking Back On The United Nations Commission Of Inquiry On North Korea

2017-04-20T15:06:48+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2013, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) established the Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Human Rights on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) (North Korea). This mandated the COI to investigate the systematic, widespread and grave violations of human rights in the DPRK so as to ensure full accountability, in particular, for [...]