THE SENTIMENTAL STATE – AUSTRALIA’S FEDERATION

2022-01-06T18:56:38+11:0019 October 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The COVID pandemic focussed Australians' attention on the limits of their federation constitution. Border closures and state regulations have begged the question, "Did the Founding Fathers get it right?" Associate Professor at the Australian National University and author of Their Fiery Cross of Union - A Retelling of the Creation of the Australian Federation 1889-1914 William Coleman [...]

THEIR FIERY CROSS – REVISITING AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION

2022-01-06T18:56:53+11:0019 October 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The COVID pandemic focussed Australians' attention on the limits of their federation constitution. Border closures and state regulations have begged the question, "Did the Founding Fathers get it right?" Associate Professor at the Australian National University and author of Their Fiery Cross of Union - A Retelling of the Creation of the Australian Federation 1889-1914 William Coleman [...]

THE GREAT COVID PANIC

2022-01-06T18:57:03+11:0011 October 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

How to make sense of the astonishing upheaval of February 2020 and following? Normal life – in which expected rights and freedoms were taken for granted – came to be replaced by a new society as managed by a medical/ruling elite that promised but failed to deliver virus mitigation, all in the name of public [...]

INDIA AND PAKISTAN AFTER THE RETURN OF THE TALIBAN

2022-01-06T18:57:16+11:006 October 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Sadanand Dhume is an author, commentator and columnist with The Wall Street Journal. Among his published works is the best selling My Friend the Fanatic; Travels with a Radical Islamist. With the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, Sadanand Dhume wrote in The Wall Street Journal on 16 September 2021, "The return of Taliban rule in Afghanistan [...]

THE UNITED STATES, CHINA AND ALL THAT

2022-01-06T18:57:27+11:0030 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Thomas Friedman is an American political commentator and author. He is a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who is a weekly columnist for The New York Times. He has written extensively on foreign affairs, global trade, the  Middle East, globalisation and environmental issues. His best selling From Beirut to Jerusalem in 1989 was the winner of the National [...]

REMEMBERING SENATOR NEVILLE BONNER AND HIS LEGACY

2022-01-06T18:57:36+11:0022 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Senator Neville Bonner’s taking his seat in the Australian senate, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting on Wednesday 22 September 2021. The meeting hosted speakers Michelle Grattan AO, a professional fellow at the University of Canberra and chief political correspondent at The Conversation. Grattan was a member of [...]

NEVILLE BONNER: A BEACON FOR INDIGENOUS REPRESENTATION

2022-01-06T18:57:47+11:0022 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Senator Neville Bonner’s taking his seat in the Australian senate, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting on Wednesday 22 September 2021. The meeting hosted speakers Michelle Grattan AO, a professional fellow at the University of Canberra and chief political correspondent at The Conversation. Grattan was a member of [...]

AUSTRALIAN JURISTS AND CHRISTIANITY: A DISCUSSION

2022-01-06T18:57:57+11:0013 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2021, Federation Press released its Australian Jurists and Christianity, edited by Justice Geoffrey Lindsay and Professor Wayne Hudson – the Australian edition of an international series on Christianity and the law entitled Great Christian Jurists in [National] History. To launch the volume, under lockdown in pandemic times, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting [...]

AUSTRALIAN JURISTS AND CHRISTIANITY: A DISCUSSION

2022-01-06T18:58:05+11:0013 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2021, Federation Press released its Australian Jurists and Christianity, edited by Justice Geoffrey Lindsay and Professor Wayne Hudson – the Australian edition of an international series on Christianity and the law entitled Great Christian Jurists in [National] History. To launch the volume, under lockdown inpandemic times, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting led [...]

AUSTRALIAN JURISTS AND CHRISTIANITY

2022-01-06T18:58:35+11:0013 September 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

In 2021, Federation Press released its Australian Jurists and Christianity, edited by Justice Geoffrey Lindsay and Professor Wayne Hudson – the Australian edition of an international series on Christianity and the law entitled Great Christian Jurists in [National] History. To launch the volume, under lockdown in pandemic times, The Sydney Institute conducted a Zoom meeting [...]

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