‘Issue #30’-Sydney Papers Online

THE LEGACY OF THE MAGNA CARTA

2017-04-20T17:03:33+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On 15 June 1215, English King John, in the meadow of Runnymede beside the Thames between Windsor and Staines, sealed the document now known as the Magna Carta. It is a document some 3,550 words long written in Latin. Some of its chapters seem of minor importance but there are also chapters which are still  [...]

THE ORIGINS AND IMPACT OF MAGNA CARTA

2017-04-20T17:03:47+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On 15 June 1215, English King John, in the meadow of Runnymede beside the Thames between Windsor and Staines, sealed the document now known as the Magna Carta. It is a document some 3,550 words long written in Latin. Some of its chapters seem of minor importance but there are also chapters which are still  [...]

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DOWN UNDER – WHERE TO NEXT?

2017-04-20T17:04:07+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2015, Australia is experiencing lower growth and higher unemployment – especially for younger Australians. The slow growth across the Western world suggests this is a global problem but many see Australia as increasingly uncompetitive as a trading nation. Australian columnist Judith Sloan believes Australia’s industrial relations system leads to lower economic growth and higher [...]

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DOWN UNDER – WHERE TO FROM HERE?

2017-04-20T17:04:18+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2015, Australia is experiencing lower growth and higher unemployment – especially for younger Australians. The slow growth across the Western world suggests this is a global problem but many see Australia as increasingly uncompetitive as a trading nation. Australian columnist Judith Sloan believes Australia’s industrial relations system leads to lower economic growth and higher [...]

THE ABBOTT GOVERNMENT – A MID-TERM REPORT

2017-04-20T17:04:47+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

With reaction to the Abbott Government’s second budget a great deal more favourable that that which greeted the budget for 2014, The Sydney Institute brought together four political commentators to assess how the government could be seen to be doing. Jennifer Hewitt, National Affairs columnist, for The Australian Financial Review, Chris Kenny, columnist with The [...]

Reflections On Leadership, Love And Survival

2017-04-20T17:04:38+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Anna Bligh - Queensland Premier September 2007-March 2012 - was the first woman to be elected a premier of an Australian state. Having spent over 17 years in the rough and tumble of the Queensland parliament - seven of them as either Deputy Premier or Premier – Anna Bligh knows something about hard [...]

THE ABBOTT GOVERNMENT – A MID-TERM REPORT

2017-04-20T17:05:09+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

With reaction to the Abbott Government’s second budget a great deal more favourable that that which greeted the budget for 2014, The Sydney Institute brought together four political commentators to assess how the government could be seen to be doing. Jennifer Hewitt, National Affairs columnist, for The Australian Financial Review, Chris Kenny, columnist with The [...]

Address to 2015 Annual Dinner, Sydney Institute

2017-04-20T17:04:59+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The guest speaker for The Sydney institute’s Annual Dinner 2015, held on Monday 27 April, was The Hon Julie Bishop MP, Australia’s Foreign Minister.  The Hon Julie Bishop is also the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party and has served as the Member for Curtin in the House of Representatives since 1998. Julie Bishop was [...]

THE ABBOTT GOVERNMENT – A MID-TERM REPORT

2017-04-20T17:05:38+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

With reaction to the Abbott Government’s second budget a great deal more favourable that that which greeted the budget for 2014, The Sydney Institute brought together four political commentators to assess how the government could be seen to be doing. Jennifer Hewitt, National Affairs columnist, for The Australian Financial Review, Chris Kenny, columnist with The [...]

THE ABBOTT GOVERNMENT – A MID-TERM REPORT

2017-05-12T19:37:09+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

With reaction to the Abbott Government’s second budget a great deal more favourable that that which greeted the budget for 2014, The Sydney Institute brought together four political commentators to assess how the government could be seen to be doing. Jennifer Hewitt, National Affairs columnist, for The Australian Financial Review, Chris Kenny, columnist with The [...]