‘Issue #34’-Sydney Papers Online

The Killing Season – Behind The Scenes In The Rudd/Gillard Contest

2017-05-10T09:18:49+10:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Sarah Ferguson is an ABC journalist. Her TV documentary The Killing Season, on the fall of the Rudd/Gillard partnership, mesmerised viewers. This was followed up by a book version – The Killing Season Uncut - with further revelations and details that could not be included in the television series. To take her audience behind the [...]

Election Score At Half Time – The Players, The Stumbles, The Issues

2017-04-20T15:18:18+10:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Caroline Overington is associate editor at The Australian and award winning author, most recently of The Last Woman Hanged. Overington has written ten books, including seven works of fiction. Her most recent title, The One Who Got Away, released by HarperCollins in April 2016, is a thriller novel set in California. Between 2012 and 2016, [...]

Armenia, Australia And The Great War

2017-04-20T16:08:26+10:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

24 April 1915 marks the beginning of two great epics of the First World War. It was the day the allied invasion forces set out for Gallipoli; and it marked the beginning of what became the Genocide of the Ottoman Empire’s Armenians. Vicken Babkenian is the co-author (with Peter Stanley) of Armenia, Australia & the [...]

Indigenous Recognition – A Conservative Answer

2017-04-20T15:19:42+10:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Julian Leeser, a lawyer by training, was Director of Government Policy & Strategy at the Australian Catholic University before becoming the Liberal Party candidate for Berowra in the 2016 federal election, after the retirement of the Hon Philip Ruddock MP. On Wednesday 27 April 2016, Julian Leeser joined Shireen Morris, a senior policy adviser at [...]

Election Score At Half Time– The Players, The Stumbles, The Issues

2017-04-20T15:20:27+10:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Aaron Patrick is Deputy Editor of The Australian Financial Review and the author Credlin & Co - How the Abbott Government Destroyed Itself. Over 20 years, Aaron Patrick has worked as a journalist in Australia and the US for the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Bloomberg. On Tuesday 31 May 2016, mid way through [...]

A Practical, Constitutional Promise to do Things with Aborigines, Not to Them

2017-05-09T13:51:07+10:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Shireen Morris is a senior policy adviser at Cape York Institute and a PhD candidate at Monash University. She is the co-editor, with Damian Freeman, of The Forgotten People: liberal and conservative approaches to recognising indigenous peoples. On Wednesday 27 April 2016, Shireen Morris joined Julian Leeser, Liberal Party candidate for Berowra, to discuss approaches [...]

The New Economy: More Than Just A Slogan

2017-04-20T15:24:25+10:00June 21st, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Senator Richard Di Natale is the leader of the Australian Greens Party. He was elected to the Senate in the 2010 federal election. He is a medical doctor by profession and was the lead Greens Senate candidate in Victoria at the 2007 election when he but was narrowly defeated. Di Natale became federal parliamentary leader of the [...]

Green Party Liberal Deal 2016: A Permanent Shift In Australian Politics

2017-04-20T16:09:14+10:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Labor MPs representing inner city areas of Melbourne and Sydney - areas that have traditionally been safe Labor -  such as Michael Danby, Tanya Plibersek and Anthony Albanese, have been challenged from the left by a rising vote for the Greens. Preference deals have become crucial. With the early announcement that the Liberal Party was [...]

The 2016 Australian Federal Election – The Christian Democratic Party

2017-04-20T16:09:30+10:00June 9th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Rev Hon Fred Nile is Federal President of the Christian Democratic Party and a member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales, a position he has held since 1981. He is now the longest serving member of the NSW parliament. On Tuesday 7 June 2016, Fred Nile joined Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM, lead [...]

The 2016 Federal Election – The Australian Sex Party

2017-04-20T15:26:31+10:00June 7th, 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM is the Australian Sex Party's lead Senate candidate in NSW. He is the author of 39 books, most recently of Going Out Backwards - a sexual/political satire in which his alter ego Senator Professor Dr Grafton Everest holds the balance of power in the Upper House! On Tuesday 7 June 2016, Ross [...]