AFGHANISTAN TODAY – STRATEGIC AND SOCIAL ISSUES

2021-09-02T13:07:27+10:0025 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Ida Lichter is an internationally known writer and commentator on women's rights in Islamic societies. Her book, Muslim Women Reformers: Inspiring Voices Against Oppression, is a standard reference in many American universities. Dr Sajjan M. Gohel is the International Security Director for the London-based Asia-Pacific Foundation, a policy assessment think-tank monitoring emerging geopolitical threats. He acts [...]

AFGHANISTAN TODAY – STRATEGIC AND SOCIAL ISSUES

2021-08-31T14:53:52+10:0025 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr Sajjan M. Gohel is the International Security Director for the London-based Asia-Pacific Foundation, a policy assessment think-tank monitoring emerging geopolitical threats. He acts in a consultancy role for law enforcement agencies, foreign ministry and defence departments, and the international media.  Dr Ida Lichter is an internationally known writer and commentator on women's rights in [...]

THE ABC, THE LUNA PARK FIRE AND NEVILLE WRAN

2021-08-31T14:54:00+10:0019 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

ABC TV’s $2 million documentary was aired in February 2021. It made serious allegations in relation to the ghost train fire at Sydney’s Luna Park in June 1979. Those allegations involved then premier of New South Wales Neville Wran and criminal identity Abe Saffron. The program failed to substantiate these allegations and has been sharply [...]

THE ABC, THE LUNA PARK FIRE AND NEVILLE WRAN

2021-08-31T14:54:31+10:0019 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

ABC TV’s $2 million documentary was aired in February 2021. It made serious allegations in relation to the ghost train fire at Sydney’s Luna Park in June 1979. Those allegations involved then premier of New South Wales Neville Wran and criminal identity Abe Saffron. The program failed to substantiate these allegations and has been sharply [...]

CHRISTIANITY TODAY – A TIME OF CRISIS?

2021-08-31T14:57:07+10:0011 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In a Zoom meeting for The Sydney Institute on Wednesday 11 August 2021, commentator and long-time ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue joined Andrew West, presenter of the ABC’s Religion Report. Regarded by many who joined the meeting as one of The Sydney Institute’s best discussions, the conversation grappled with identity and meaning for Christians in a [...]

CHRISTIANITY TODAY – A TIME OF CRISIS?

2021-08-31T14:57:16+10:0011 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In a Zoom meeting for The Sydney Institute on Wednesday 11 August 2021, commentator and long-time ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue joined Andrew West, presenter of the ABC’s Religion Report. Regarded by many who joined the meeting as one of The Sydney Institute’s best discussions, the conversation grappled with identity and meaning for Christians in a [...]

AUSTRALIA’S IMMIGRATION INTAKE: PLUS OR MINUS?

2021-08-31T14:54:20+10:003 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

According to Saul Eslake, one of Australia’s leading economic commentators, the closure of Australia’s border during the 2020-21 pandemic has given government policy makers “an unprecedented opportunity to take stock of Australia’s migration policy settings”. Contributing economics editor at The Australian Judith Sloan agrees and adds that "The bottom line is that it’s impossible to [...]

THE ECONOMICS OF IMMIGRATION

2021-08-31T14:57:21+10:003 August 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

According to Saul Eslake, one of Australia’s leading economic commentators, the closure of Australia’s border during the 2020-21 pandemic has given government policy makers “an unprecedented opportunity to take stock of Australia’s migration policy settings”. Contributing economics editor at The Australian Judith Sloan agrees and adds that "The bottom line is that it’s impossible to [...]

POLITICS NOW – COVID AND THE ECONOMY

2021-08-31T14:57:24+10:0019 July 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As Sydney’s lockdown due to riding cases of the Delta strain of COVID took their toll, The Sydney Institute began another round of Zoom meetings for its members.  First in the series was a discussion with Jennifer Hewett, National Affairs Columnist for The Australian Financial Review and Aaron Patrick, Senior Correspondent for The Australian Financial Review [...]

POLITICS NOW – COVID AND THE ECONOMY

2021-08-31T14:57:29+10:0019 July 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

As Sydney’s lockdown due to riding cases of the Delta strain of COVID took their toll, The Sydney Institute began another round of Zoom meetings for its members.  First in the series was a discussion with Jennifer Hewett, National Affairs Columnist for The Australian Financial Review and Aaron Patrick, Senior Correspondent for The Australian Financial Review [...]

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