‘Issue #42’-Sydney Papers Online

Australian Politics Today

2018-05-22T11:02:27+10:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Former prime minister, The Hon Tony Abbott MP, has a lot to say about politics in Australia. In a speech to The Sydney Institute on Tuesday 20 February 2018, Tony Abbott argued that Australia’s increasing rate of immigration was contributing to stagnant wages and infrastructure problems. In his words: “At just 0.9 per cent over [...]

Managing Climate-Related Financial Risk – Lessons from Adani

2018-05-22T11:02:36+10:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Mark Butler has been the Labor Member for Port Adelaide in the federal parliament since 2007 and is the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy. As Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Mark Butler is serious about Labor's response to global warming. In his recently published Climate Wars, Butler makes a [...]

The Trump Administration and the Middle East

2018-05-22T11:02:46+10:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Paper, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Dr Jonathan Schanzer oversees the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' research. He worked as a terrorism finance analyst at the US Department of the Treasury, where he played an integral role in the designation of numerous terrorist financiers. Jonathan Schanzer is widely published, most recently State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the [...]

Caroline Chisholm – A Game-Changer in Early Australia

2018-05-22T11:02:59+10:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Caroline Chisholm was a take-no-prisoners game-changer of colonial Australia - as well as a charming, wholly committed, and utterly determined force of nature. Arriving in Australia in 1838, she was appalled by the plight of young female immigrants in Australia. With no government help, Chisholm established accommodation, services and the first employment office in the [...]

Old Wine In New Bottles – Strengthening Liberal Values

2018-05-22T11:03:09+10:00May 18th, 2018|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Kelly O'Dwyer was appointed as the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services in the Turnbull Government in July 2016. In December 2017, she was also appointed as the Minister for Women and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service. She is a member of Cabinet and also serves on Cabinet’s Expenditure [...]