‘Issue #31’-Sydney Papers Online

Launch of Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man

2017-04-20T12:03:47+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, launched Gerard Henderson’s Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man (MUP) on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Melbourne offices of Arnold Bloch Leibler. The Prime Minister was introduced by the event’s host, Mark Leibler AC and MUP CEO and Publisher-in-Chief Louise Adler spoke on behalf of MUP. [...]

Divided Palestinians – The Consequences

2017-04-20T12:06:24+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Bassem Eid is a human rights activist, political analyst and commentator on the internal Palestinian politics who has been fighting for the human rights of Palestinians for decades. But Eid reports human rights violations by Palestinians as well as human rights violations by Israelis. As a result of his even-handedness and honesty, Bassem was labelled a “collaborator” [...]

Launch of Santamaria – A Most Unusual Man

2017-04-20T12:06:29+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, launched Gerard Henderson’s Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man (MUP) on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Melbourne offices of Arnold Bloch Leibler. The Prime Minister was introduced by the event’s host, Mark Leibler AC and MUP CEO and Publisher-in-Chief Louise Adler spoke on behalf of MUP. [...]

Launch of Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man

2017-04-20T12:06:35+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, launched Gerard Henderson’s Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man (MUP) on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Melbourne offices of Arnold Bloch Leibler. The Prime Minister was introduced by the event’s host, Mark Leibler AC and MUP CEO and Publisher-in-Chief Louise Adler spoke on behalf of MUP. [...]

The Future for Christians in the Middle East

2017-04-20T12:03:59+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Samuel Tadros is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom. He is researching the rise of Islamist movements in the Middle East and its implications for religious freedom and regional politics. The future for Christians and minorities in the Middle East is grim. Says Tadros, “For many Middle Eastern Christians, the only [...]

Launch of Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man by Gerard Henderson

2017-04-20T12:04:13+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, launched Gerard Henderson’s Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man (MUP) on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Melbourne offices of Arnold Bloch Leibler. The Prime Minister was introduced by the event’s host, Mark Leibler AC and MUP CEO and Publisher-in-Chief Louise Adler spoke on behalf of MUP. [...]

Remembering B.A. Santamaria (1915-1998): Ten Myths Demolished

2017-04-20T12:04:41+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Much has been written about BA (Bob) Santamaria – and much has been both exaggerated and misunderstood. Political commentator and executive director of The Sydney Institute Gerard Henderson – author of the just released Santamaria – A Most Unusual Man – sees ten myths that need to be demolished about this pervasive figure of Australian [...]

Magna Carta and the Rule of Law in the Digital Age

2017-04-20T12:03:53+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Communication Minister The Hon Malcolm Turnbull has a special interest in the Magna Carta – seeing it as establishing many precedents for the rule of law so many centuries later. He also places great emphasis on the leadership of Sir Robert Menzies in the delicate decisions to be made in legislating for the national security. [...]

The “Joh for Canberra” Political Drama – what really happened?

2017-04-20T12:04:05+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

From 1983 to 1992, Davey was the National Party’s federal director and has written widely on the party’s history. In his new book, Joh for PM, Paul Davey tells the story of the disastrous 1987 campaign to install Sir Joh (knighted in 1984) as Australia’s prime minister, which split the federal Coalition and left a [...]

Delivering the best service – Addressing family and domestic violence

2017-04-20T12:04:22+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Around one in three Australian women will experience some form of domestic or family violence, with the majority reporting the perpetrator was a current or previous partner.  Senator The Hon Marise Payne - as Minister for Human Services - spoke out in response to the rise in concern over the issue since the death of [...]