Troy Bramston

REVISITING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF ROBERT MENZIES

2019-07-17T11:14:36+10:00Categories: Paper, Sydney Paper Archive|Tags: , |

Who was Robert Menzies, what did he stand for, what did he achieve. Columnist with The Australian and author – most recently - of Robert Menzies The Art of Politics, Troy Bramston has not only researched the official record and published accounts, but has also interviewed members of Menzies’ family, and his former advisers and ministers. He has also been [...]

Revisiting the Life and Legacy of Robert Menzies

2019-06-24T10:06:43+10:00Categories: Function|Tags: , |

Speaker(s): Troy Bramston (Columnist, The Australian and author – most recently - of Robert Menzies The Art of Politics) Date: 13 May 2019 Topic: TBA Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 17 April 2019

Paul Keating: The Big Picture Leader

2017-05-29T13:06:27+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Troy Bramston is a senior writer and columnist with The Australian and the author of Paul Keating: The Big-Picture Leader, [2016]. That there is yet more to examine and tell about one of Australia’s most fascinating prime ministers says a lot about both  Paul Keating and Troy Bramston. Joining Stephen Walmsley SC for a night [...]

Gough Whitlam’s Legacy – What worked; What Didn’t

2017-05-10T10:47:29+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

The Whitlam Governments – from December 1972 to November 1975 - led a reform revolution in many areas, from education and health to the environment and foreign policy. But alongside the great achievements were great failures and, ultimately, great tragedy when the government was dismissed. On Wednesday 11 December, The Sydney Institute brought together four [...]

Gough Whitlam’s Legacy – What Worked; What Didn’t

2019-01-02T14:53:09+11:00Categories: Function|Tags: , , , , , |

LIGHT REFRESHMENTS **Bookings from 28 November Only**   Speaker(s): Gerard Henderson|John O'Mahony|Susan Ryan|Troy Bramston Date: 2013-12-11 Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5 for 5:30pm

Australian Politics In 2013

2017-05-10T12:37:08+10:00Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Budget deficit, national debt, spending, employment, unemployment and under employment, promises, promises, promises and the Gonski Report on education, the National Broadband Network, the Mining tax and Carbon tax, a National Disability Insurance Scheme and Labor’s unpopularity among its traditional voters, industrial relations reform and the problem of “boat people”… these issues began an election [...]