The Sydney Papers Online Issue 46

Voluntary Euthanasia: Impacts on Individuals and Society

2019-04-15T09:20:21+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Rev Peter Kurti is Senior Research Fellow, Culture, Prosperity & Civil Society program at the Centre for Independent Studies and an author, most recently, of Euthanasia – Putting The Culture to Death. Penny Hackett is the President of Dying With Dignity NSW and is presently legal advisor to a funds management and corporate finance business [...]

Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War

2019-04-15T09:19:49+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In the last week of federal parliament prior to Christmas 2018, Michael Danby MHR introduced a Private Member’s Bill to have Australia adopt a Global Magnitsky Act against authoritarian powers’ acts of corruption and abuse of human rights. The Magnitsky Act was enacted by the Obama Administration, authorising the US government to impose sanctions on [...]

Australia and China – Different Views

2019-04-15T09:18:04+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

The Hon Bob Carr, former NSW premier and author and Dr Alan Dupont, founder and CEO of Cognoscenti are both close watchers of Australian-Chinese relations. Yet they differ on how Australians should view China. For Carr, the fact that a Lowy Institute poll, on 20 June 2018, showed that 82 per cent of Australians saw [...]

Religious Schools and the Sex Discrimination Act

2019-04-15T09:16:09+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In November 2017, in the midst of parliamentary debate about how to legislate marriage equality after the historic yes vote, the Turnbull government asked former attorney general Philip Ruddock to lead a panel to review the issue of religious freedom. The review has recommended the Commonwealth amend the federal Sex Discrimination Act to provide “that [...]

Religious Schools and the Sex Discrimination Act

2019-04-15T09:15:03+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In November 2017, in the midst of parliamentary debate about how to legislate marriage equality after the historic yes vote, the Turnbull government asked former attorney general Philip Ruddock to lead a panel to review the issue of religious freedom. The review has recommended the Commonwealth amend the federal Sex Discrimination Act to provide “that [...]

Creating Opportunity and Encouraging Aspiration: The Key to a Growing Economy and a Stronger Australia

2019-04-15T09:52:24+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

The Hon Josh Frydenberg was elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party on August 2018. Prime Minister Scott Morrison soon after appointed him Australia’s treasurer. As the member for Kooyong since 2010, Josh Frydenberg is one of the rising stars of the Liberal Party. On Tuesday 22 January 2019, Josh Frydenberg gave a major address [...]