‘Issue #35’-Sydney Papers Online

Justice Must Serve

2017-04-20T11:58:20+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Gabrielle Upton is the Member for Vaucluse and NSW Attorney General. She previously held the position of Minister for Family and Community Services, a role in which she served from April 2014 until April 2015. In a wide ranging address to The Sydney Institute on Wednesday 27 July 2016, Gabrielle Upton put out [...]

Clinton v Trump: American Politics as Reality Television

2017-04-20T16:06:34+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Matt Bai is the national political columnist for Yahoo! News. Before joining Yahoo, at the end of 2013, he was the chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, where he covered three presidential campaigns, and a columnist for the Times. Matt Bai is also a published author, screenwriter and sometime actor – having [...]

Planet Australia

2017-04-20T11:54:55+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Monday 12 September 2016, The Sydney Institute held a discussion on a challenging new collection of essays on Australia published by Oxford University Press titled Only in Australia. The discussion was led by contributors to the collection - Dr William Coleman, Reader at the Research School of Economics, ANU and contributing editor of Only [...]

Why The Democratic Deficit In The NSW Liberals Must Be Fixed

2017-04-20T11:58:32+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

After resounding success at State level in 2011 - after years in opposition – it appears the NSW Liberal Party rank and file, and significant office holders, have serious questions over internal control and influential personalities holding sway over pre-selections and party positions. In the lead up to 2016 federal election, The Hon Angus Taylor [...]

Australian Exceptionalism

2017-04-20T11:58:37+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

On Monday 12 September 2016, The Sydney Institute held a discussion on a challenging new collection of essays on Australia published by Oxford University Press titled Only in Australia. The discussion was led by contributors to the collection - Professor Henry Ergas, Professor of Infrastructure Economics at the SMART Facility at University of Wollongong and [...]

The Challenge Of Funding Australia’s Road System

2017-05-12T19:33:46+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Broadband, transport, cities, environmental issues are just some of the areas that depend on vigorous investment in infrastructure. What is to come, how is it to be paid for and how will it improve our lives? The Hon Paul Fletcher MP is the Minister for Urban Infrastructure. As Director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, at Optus [...]

Australia’s Strategic Origins In The South Pacific And Its Future In East Asia

2017-04-20T14:43:53+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Justice Michael Pembroke SC is a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales. He is also a writer and author, most recently, of Arthur Phillip – Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy and currently writing a book on the origins of the two Koreas and China’s entry into the Korean War. The Georgian [...]