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2024-03-11T11:12:16+11:0029 November 2023|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Brian Harradine was an Independent Senator for Tasmania from 1975-2004, and a former Labor stalwart and trade union official. Expelled from the ALP before entering parliament, he showed just what an independent can achieve. Harradine made governments stop, think and consult before they could legislate and act. Now his life has been recorded by Keith Harvey [...]


2021-02-03T15:00:59+11:002 February 2021|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Angela Shanahan – columnist with The Australian – has written the biography of Paul Ramsay, founder of Ramsay Health which has been published as Paul Ramsay – A Man For Others. In a lasting legacy, Paul Ramsay bequeathed funds to establish the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation which will operate through the University of Queensland, [...]


2020-11-04T12:17:51+11:0021 October 2020|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Om Tuesday 11 August 2020, The Hon Tony Abbott joined Tim Harcourt in a Sydney Institute YouTube broadcast. Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has been a strong supporter of free trade with China. However, with increasing tensions over the increase in China’s influence and resistance to appeals over human rights, Abbott believes Australia must [...]

Australian Politics Today

2023-09-15T09:50:29+10:0018 May 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 [...]

Reflecting on Edmund Burke and Australia’s Liberal Party

2023-08-31T15:00:00+10:0028 November 2017|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott MP was prime minister of Australia from September 2013 to September 2015. In Damien Freeman’s Abbott’s Right he is seen as a conservative in the tradition of Edmund Burke and a leader within the Liberal Party of Australia who defined anew the conservative stream in its ranks.  As the Coalition government [...]

The Conservative Tradition from Menzies to Abbott

2019-01-02T14:16:08+11:006 September 2017|Categories: Function|Tags: , |

Speaker(s):  The Hon Tony Abbott- Member for Warringah & Damien Freeman- Author of Abbott's Right Date: 2017-10-04 Topic: The Conservative Tradition from Menzies to Abbott Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm  Book from: 20 September 2017  

Launch of Santamaria – A Most Unusual Man

2017-04-20T12:06:29+10:0020 October 2015|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister of Australia, launched Gerard Henderson’s Santamaria: A Most Unusual Man (MUP) on Thursday 30 July 2015 at the Melbourne offices of Arnold Bloch Leibler. The Prime Minister was introduced by the event’s host, Mark Leibler AC and MUP CEO and Publisher-in-Chief Louise Adler spoke on behalf of MUP. [...]

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