‘Issue #33’-Sydney Papers Online

The Budget – Some Context

2017-04-24T12:06:01+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

John Fraser was appointed Secretary to the Treasury effective 15 January 2015. Prior to taking the Treasury position, John Fraser was Chairman and CEO of UBS Global Asset Management from late 2001 to 2013 based in London. During this time, he was also a member of the UBS Group Executive Board and Chairman of UBS [...]

Israel’s Politics Today

2017-04-20T12:00:07+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Efraim Inbar is the Director of the Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies, is Professor Emeritus at Bar-Ilan University and Fellow of the Middle East Forum. A Professor in Political Studies, Efraim Inbar’s area of specialisation is Middle Eastern strategic issues with a special interest in the politics and strategy of Israeli national security. He [...]

The Fantasy, The Reality, The Aftermath – One Australian’s Obsession With Paris

2017-04-20T12:00:21+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Alice Grundy is Managing Editor at Giramondo Publishing. With her partner David Henley, Alice spent a year living in Paris recording their experiences on a website they named “Paris Fixe”. Together they absorbed the art, the cafes, the architecture and the Parisian lifestyle, drinking it in each day like good wine. On Tuesday 2 February [...]

Why, Oh Why, Do We Love Paris?

2017-04-20T12:00:28+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Oleh Butchatsky and Alice Grundy are two very different Australians – in age and in background. One from the business end of busy Sydney; the other from Canberra eager to be part of the literary and arts world and publishing. Both are enchanted by Paris – the city of enchantment for many millions over so [...]

S.T. Gill – Respectable Colonial Painter Or Convict Forger?

2017-04-20T12:01:00+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

One of Australia’s most significant colonial artists was S T Gill. His output was prodigious. Gill’s sketches and paintings are a glimpse of early European settlement in the south eastern colonies of Australia and he has left an invaluable record of life in the latter half of nineteenth century Australia. Babette Smith is an author [...]

Modern Government: Less Can Be More

2017-04-20T12:02:49+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Monday 29 February 2016, NSW Treasurer The Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP addressed The Sydney Institute with a speech outlining the way ahead for NSW to continue its record breaking economic progress. Under the O’Farrell and Baird Coalition governments since March 2011, the state of New South Wales has rebounded economically to be the fastest [...]

Australia’s Multiculturalism – Success or Not?

2017-04-20T12:01:43+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The idea of multiculturalism has always been connected to immigration in Australia, but is not necessarily that. Australians of both immigrant and indigenous heritage have embraced the idea of a multicultural Australia. But others see it as dividing people into ethnic sub-divisions where their Australian identity is muted. Parnell McGuinness is a writer and thought [...]

Australia’s Multiculturalism – Success or Not?

2017-04-20T12:01:55+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The idea of multiculturalism has always been connected to immigration in Australia, but is not necessarily that. Australians of both immigrant and indigenous heritage have embraced the idea of a multicultural Australia. But others see it as dividing people into ethnic sub-divisions where their Australian identity is muted. Dr Sev Ozdowski AM is the Director, [...]

A New Agenda For Australian Cities

2017-04-20T12:02:01+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP is the Labor Member for the Sydney electorate of Grayndler and also Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Shadow Minister for Tourism and Shadow Minister for Cities. Prior to Labor’s defeat in the 2013 federal election, Anthony Albanese was Deputy Leader of the federal Labor Party. Releasing a new Labor [...]

Aussie Rules & Heartfelt Moments

2017-04-20T12:02:06+10:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Journalist and commentator Chris Kenny is an associate editor at The Australian and presenter on Sky TV. He is also a contributor to Ross Fitzgerald’s edited Aussie Rules & Heartfelt Moments, a collection of well known Australian contributors each writing of moments they hold dear from the team of their heart. Every team in the [...]