‘Issue #29’-Sydney Papers Online

Our Troubled Youth – Some Answers

2017-04-20T12:09:31+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

David Cole is the co-founder, with his wife Mim Cole, of the Northern Territory’s Balunu Foundation, an organisation that helps Indigenous youth at risk to break the negative cycle that leads to Indigenous disadvantage. The name Balunu comes from the Luritja language of Central Australia. Balunu means creation and this is what Balunu is about: [...]

London Launch Of Menzies At War

2017-04-20T12:09:19+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Wednesday 10 December 2014, at Australia House in London, Australia’s High Commissioner The Hon Alexander Downer AC gave the London launch of Anne Henderson’s Menzies at War (University of New South Wales Press). Alexander Downer was introduced by Professor Carl Bridge, former Director of the Menzies Centre at Kings College London – which co-hosted [...]

The Wife Drought

2017-04-20T12:11:14+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Annabel Crabb is a political journalist & commentator; author most recently of The Wife Drought. In her book she argues that working women are in an advanced, sustained, and chronically under-reported state of wife drought, and there is no sign of rain. She questions why the work-and-family debate is always about women? Why don't men [...]

The New Generation Gap – Why The Age Of Entitlement Is Over For Governments

2017-04-20T12:11:09+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

NSW Finance Minister The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP has been described as “one of the rising talents in the NSW Liberal Party”. When Mike Baird took over the role of NSW Premier, in April 2014, Mr Perrottet was one of the biggest benefactors of the reshuffle that followed. The NSW Liberal/National government’s policy approach has [...]

Passion and History

2017-04-20T12:10:24+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

In 1154, Henry Plantagenet avenged his family honour by taking back the English throne. The kingdom he inherited was impoverished, and lawless. With his beautiful and indomitable Eleanor of Aquitaine, this golden couple crushed rebellious barons and restored England’s prestige and glory. In her second volume of a four part series on Henry II and [...]

Telling The Secrets – Writing The Official History Of ASIO

2017-04-20T12:10:53+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor David Horner is Official Historian and Professor of Australian Defence History, School of International, Political & Strategic Studies. He has now completed and published the first volume in the official history of Australia’s Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) –The Spy Catchers. According to former Australian PM John Howard, David Horner’s The Spy Catchers is [...]

The Australian Century – The One Just Gone And The One To Come

2017-04-20T12:10:59+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In his most recent publication, Australia – 1901-2001, former NSW MP turned author and historian Andrew Tink has brought together many of the stories that made Australia in the twentieth century, from Federation to the Sydney 2000 Olympics. It was a century marked by the trauma of war and the despair of the Depression, balanced [...]

The Australian Century, The One To Come

2017-04-20T12:11:04+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Asher Judah is Deputy Executive Director, Property Council of Australia the author
The Australian Century (Connor Court). Asher Judah’s vision is of the future - the century to come for the land down under. He calls time on the Asian Century mindset, placing Australia’s long-term future front and centre. For Judah, Australia has begun the most [...]

How “Progressives” Got The Khmer Rouge So Wrong

2017-04-20T12:09:08+10:00April 10th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Milton Osborne is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Lowy Institute and the author of ten books on the history and politics of Southeast Asia. His long association with Cambodia began in 1959 when he was posted to the Australian Embassy, Phnom Penh. In 1980 and 1981, Milton Osborne was a consultant to the United Nations [...]

Stimulating The Economic Growth Through Tax Reform

2017-04-20T12:10:47+10:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

US economist and member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board, Arthur Laffer’s career has been marked by experience and success in business, in public policy, and as an academic economist and professor. He was a consultant to Secretary of the Treasury William Simon, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and Secretary of the Treasury George [...]