‘Issue #31’-Sydney Papers Online

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

2017-04-20T12:04:05+10:00October 20th, 2015|Categories: 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+10:00October 20th, 2015|Categories: 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 [...]

Australia’s Top 12 Treasurers

2017-04-20T12:06:42+10:00October 16th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Chris Bowen MP is the Member for McMahon and shadow Treasurer. He is one of the federal opposition’s most experienced shadow front benchers and effective parliamentary operators. After serving in a number of portfolios in the Rudd-Gillard governments, in June 2013, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd appointed Chris Bowen as Treasurer. In 2015, Chris [...]

Australians and Foreign Investment

2017-04-20T12:05:28+10:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australia’s economy has been built on the back of foreign capital – alone among nations advanced or emerging, we have been able to run deficits with the world throughout our history precisely because foreigners are so keen to invest here. In his just published Takeover – Foreign Investment and the Australian Psyche, Economics editor of [...]

My Misguided Youth: With Tony Abbott, Bob Carr And Many More

2017-04-20T12:05:17+10:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Australian columnist and commentator Greg Sheridan's early life saw him become intimate friends and colleagues with a fascinating list of people who went on to be part of Australia's political leadership. Sheridan’s 2015 memoir, When We Were Young and Foolish, traces Sheridan's determined and passionate journey from an underprivileged but emotionally rich childhood in Sydney's [...]

From India With Love

2017-04-20T12:05:37+10:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Indian born and Bathurst (NSW) raised from the age of eight months, Australian journalist Latika Bourke grew - happily settled and loved - in a large Australian family of three adopted children from India and five naturally born to parents Penny and John Bourke. Latika Bourke never questioned her Australian identity and was even adamant [...]