The Sydney Institute conducts more than 50 lectures, seminars and panel discussions each year. The following lists contain the past speakers at The Sydney Institute (in order of surname) and the volume in which their speech was published in The Sydney Papers.

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Behind The Red Velvet Curtain: The Backstage Story of Ballet in Australia – Valerie Lawson
Energy, Mining and Climate: Fact and Fiction – Tony Maher
Australia and the Pacific: Their prosperity is our prosperity – Alex Hawke
Israel: Netanyahu, Gantz or Other Options – Ehud Yaari
Housing In Australia – How The Morrison Government Is Backing Australians’ Housing Choices – Michael Sukkar
Myall Creek Massacre: The trial that defined a nation – Mark Tedeschi
Ehud Yaari – Israel: Netanyahu, Gantz or Other OptionsSPEAKER:       EHUD YAARI (Israel-based Middle East commentator, award-winning journalist and author) DATE:              Monday 4 November 2019 *Book from 17 October 2019** TIME:               5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:             Israel: Netanyahu, Gantz or Other …
Valerie LawsonSPEAKERS:     Valerie Lawson (Author, Dancing Under the Southern Skies: A History of Ballet in Australia) DATE:             Wednesday 3rd December *Book from 20 November 2019* TIME:              5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS               TOPIC:        …
Tony Maher – Energy, Mining and Climate: Fact and FictionSPEAKERS:     Tony Maher (General President of the Mining and Energy Division of the Construction, Forestry, Mining, Maritime, Energy Union) DATE:             Wednesday 27th November *Book from 13 November 2019* TIME:              5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS            …
Dr William Coleman & Dr Gigi Foster – The Crisis on CampusSPEAKERS:     Dr William Coleman (Associate Professor, ANU College of Business and Economics) & Dr Gigi Foster (Associate Professor, School of Economics at the University of NSW ) DATE:             Wednesday 20th November *Book from 6 November 2019* TIME:              5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT …
Mark Tedeschi – Myall Creek Massacre: The trial that defined a nationSPEAKER:     Mark Tedeschi AM QC (Author of Murder at Myall Creek: The Trial That Defined a Nation) DATE:             Thursday 17 October 2019 *Book from 3 October 2019** TIME:              5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  TOPIC:            TOPIC:          Myall Creek Massacre: …
A Remarkable Ten: They Left Their Mark on Australia and were then Forgotten – Ian Macfarlane
The Quiet Australians – Why I Blog – John Anderson
Joel Fitzgibbon – Managing Disruption: Australia’s Place in a Changing WorldSPEAKER:         The Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP (Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Resources) DATE:                Wednesday 9 October 2019 *Book from 24 Sept 2019** TIME:                5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:              …
Alex HawkeSPEAKER:       The Hon Alex Hawke MP (Minister for International Development & the Pacific; Assistant Defence Minister) DATE:              Tuesday 12 November 2019 *Book from 29 October 2019** TIME:               5.30 for 6pm     LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:             tba …
Christine ForsterCouncillor, Sydney Council
Australia’s Labor: Looking Back and The Way Forward – Adrian Pabst
Policies Supporting Opportunity and Aspiration Prevailed – Mathias Cormann
Far Left and Far Right Populism in Europe – James Kirchick
Behnam Ben TalebluName: Behnam Ben Taleblu Bio: Senior Fellow, Foundation For Defence of Democracies
The Link Between Pope Pius XI and Bob Brown – Senator The Hon Matt Canavan
Where Has all The Satire Gone? What’s Wrong with Australian Satire? – Anne Pender
THE LINK BETWEEN POPE PIUS XI AND BOB BROWN  SPEAKER:         SENATOR THE HON MATT CANAVAN  (Minister for Resources & Northern Australia) DATE:                Tuesday 6 August 2019 *Book from 24 July 2019** TIME:                5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS   ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:             THE LINK BETWEEN POPE …
Sovereign, Focused, Fair: Immigration Policy under the Morrison GovernmentSPEAKER:         THE HON DAVID COLEMAN MP (Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs) DATE:                Tuesday 13 August 2019 *Book from 31 July 2019** TIME:                5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS   ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:              Sovereign, Focused, …
The Media and Freedom of Speech: Two Views – Chris Kenny & Chris Mitchell
Mobility, Driving Innovation and Enhancing our Liveability – Transport as a True Tech Business – The Hon Andrew Constance MP
SENATOR THE HON MATHIAS CORMANNSPEAKER:        SENATOR THE HON MATHIAS CORMANN (Minister for Finance; Leader of the Government in the Senate; Vice President of the Executive Council) DATE:              Tuesday 27 August 2019 *Book from 13 August 2019** TIME:               5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & …
Far Left and Far Right Populism in EuropeSPEAKER:        JAMES KIRCHICK (Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institution; journalist & author The End of Europe: Dictators Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age [Yale, 2017]) DATE:              Tuesday 20 August 2019 *Book from 5 August 2019** TIME:               5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS …
Religious Freedom: Two ViewsSPEAKER:        SENATOR KIMBERLEY KITCHING (Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate; Shadow Assistant Minister for Government Accountability) & TIM WILSON MP (Liberal Member for Goldstein; Former Human Rights Commissioner) DATE:              Wednesday 7 August 2019  *Book from 23 …
Writing Biography in the 21st Century – The Life of William McMahon and Others – Patrick Mullins
The Media and Freedom of Speech – Two ViewsSPEAKER:      CHRIS KENNY (Author, columnist The Australian & Sky News presenter) & CHRIS MITCHELL (Columnist & former Editor-in-Chief, The Australian) DATE:             Thursday 11 July **Book from 26 June 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:           The Media and …
A Life Writ Large – Geoffrey Blainey RemembersSPEAKER:      PROFESSOR GEOFFREY BLAINEY (Australia’s most significant & popular historian & Author (most recently) of Before I Forget) TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS  ***MEMBERS & ONE GUEST ONLY*** DATE:             Wednesday 31 July 2019 *Book from 17 July 2019** TOPIC:           …
Where to Now? Labor After the 2019 Federal ElectionSPEAKER:      BRAD NORINGTON (Associate Editor at The Australian) & MICHAEL SEXTON SC (Author, The Great Crash: the short life and sudden death of the Whitlam Government) DATE:             Monday 24 June 2019 **Book from 10 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for …
Adventures with Australian Comic ActorsSPEAKER:      PROFESSOR ANNE PENDER (Professor of English & Theatre Studies – University of New England, Author, most recent Seven Big Australians [Monash University Publishing, April 2019]) DATE:             Wednesday 24 July 2019 *Book from 10 July 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm …
Writing Biography in the 21st Century – The Life of William McMahon and OthersSPEAKER:      DR PATRICK MULLINS (Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Canberra & author of Tiberius with a Telephone: The Life and Stories of William McMahon) DATE:             Wednesday 26 June 2019 **Book from 12 June 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS …
Hamish McDonald – Reasonable Doubt – Spies, Police and the Croatian Six
Remembering Patrick McMahon GlynnSPEAKER:      PROFESSOR GREG CRAVEN (Vice-chancellor, Australian Catholic University) & ANNE HENDERSON (Author, Patrick McMahon Glynn – Federation’s Man of Letters) DATE:             Thursday 6 June 2019 **Book from 23 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:            Remembering Patrick McMahon …
How The Great Navigator Missed Bass Strait – Looking Back at James CookSPEAKER:      MARGARET CAMERON-ASH (Author, Lying for the Admiralty: Captain Cook’s Endeavour Voyage) DATE:             Tuesday 28 May 2019 *Book from 14 May 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS TOPIC:            How The Great Navigator Missed Bass Strait – Looking Back at …
A Night After the Election: Australian Politics TodaySPEAKER:      PAUL KELLY (Editor at Large, The Australian and Author) & CAROLINE OVERINGTON (Associate Editor,The Australian and Author) DATE:             Monday 20 May 2019 *Book from 6 April 2019** TIME:             5.30 for 6pm LIGHT REFRESHMENTS   ***MEMBERS AND ONE GUEST ONLY*** TOPIC:            …
Rebecca Huntley and Dr Tanveer Ahmed – Listening to The Nation – What Do Australians Want Most from Their Government?    REBECCA HUNTLEY (Social Researcher & author, most recently of Quarterly Essay Australia Fair) & DR TANVEER AHMED (Psychiatrist, journalist and television presenter)    
Michael Doran – Trump’s Middle East Strategy?
Kate Legge – Escaping the Rat Race – The Story of Cradle Mountain
Arguing with Family Ghosts – The Unsafe Memoir – Geoffrey Lehmann
Crafting the Nation: The Story of a Banner, a Bicentennial and a Berth in the Big House of Australian Democracy – Clare Wright
Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to WarSpeaker(s): Michael Danby MP (Member for Melbourne Ports) Date: 11 Feb 2019 Topic: Democratic Pushback: How to Confront the New Authoritarian Powers without Going to War Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: …
Greg WalshName:  Dr Greg Walsh Bio:  School of Law, University of Notre Dame Sydney
Our only instability is an infatuation with independentsIn the midst of the political instability within many Western democracies, Australia is doing relatively well in the disruption stakes. Sure, Scott Morrison presides over a minority government, but with an election likely in May, and only eight sitting days …
Australia’s Part in Man’s First Walk on The Moon – Andrew Tink
Damon KitneyName:  Damon Kitney Bio:  Author of The Price of Fortune, The Untold Story of James Packer
Snowy 2.0: Nation Building in Action – John Barilaro
Aunty offers rising son a platform for ‘crazy’ party claimsTwo decades ago I supported the campaign of the Australian Republic Movement led by Malcolm Turnbull. There were two compelling reasons. First, it made sense that Australia should have an Australian head of state. And second, it seemed improper that …
Communism: What the Young Should Know – James Bartholomew
Luke FoleyName:  Luke Foley MP Bio: NSW Opposition leader & Member for Auburn
Fighting Back to Preserve our Freedom – Dominic Perrottet
Clare WrightName:  Dr Clare Wright Bio: Historian and author, most recently, of You Daughters of Freedom
Rusted Off: Navigating the gulf between parliament and rural Australia – Gabrielle Chan
The Internet: Not an Ungoverned Space – Mitch Fifield
John Barilaro
James BartholomewName:  James Bartholomew Bio:  UK author and writer; Leader writer, The Daily Telegraph
Gabrielle ChanName:  Gabrielle Chan Bio:  Author, Rusted Off – Why Country Australia is fed up
Martin O’Shannessy Name:  Martin O’Shannessy Bio:  Partner, OmniPoll
The Queen’s Role in the Appointing and Dismissing the Governor General – Anne TwomeyClick here to listen to podcast.
Monovithya KemName: Monovithya Kem Bio: Member of the Permanent Committee of Cambodia’s principal opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party [CNRP]
The Liberal Party’s Women MPs – Where are They? Katherine O’Regan, Peter Van Onselen & Sophie YorkClick here to listen to podcast.
Paul DibbName: Professor Paul Dibb AM Bio: Strategist; Academic – Strategic & Defence Studies, ANU; former defence intelligence official; author, Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the Threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia Today [MUP, 2018]
Run for Your Life: A Political Memoir – Bob Carrhttp://podcast.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/2018/THE_SYDNEY_INSTITUTE_BOB_CARR_18_JULY_2018.mp3
My Life In Journalism: From Adelaide to London and New York – Les HintonClick here to listen to podcast
Partnering with our Cities – Anthony AlbaneseClick here to listen to podcast
Bob CarrName:  Bob Carr Bio: Former Premier of NSW & federal Foreign Minister; author Run for Your Life [MUP, 2018]  
The Year That Changed Everything – Phillipa McGuinness
Transforming Australia into an Outward-Looking Economy: Why the 1940s Matter – David VinesClick here to listen to podcast
Amy MaguireName:  Dr Amy Maguire Bio:Newcastle Law School
Solutions for Society: Facing New Threats – Angus TaylorClick here to listen to podcast
David VinesName:  David Vines Bio: Research Fellow, Centre for Economic & Policy Research, [London] & Emeritus Professor of Economics, Balliol College, University of Oxford
Budget 2018: The Aftermath – Adam Creighton & Jennifer HewettClick Here to Listen to Podcast
Cardinal GilroyIn 2018, historian Dr John Luttrell, a lecturer in Church history in tertiary institutions in Australia for many years, published the first full biography of Australia’s first Australian born cardinal. Cardinal Norman Gilroy led the Catholic community of Sydney through …
Australia’s Women Writers in a Man’s WorldGwen Harwood, Ruth Park, Dorothy Hewitt and Christina Stead – all went on to become notable Australian writers. They were very different women from very different backgrounds, but they shared a sense of urgency around their vocation – their “need” …
Christopher LambName: Christopher Lamb Bio: Former Australian Ambassador to Myanmar [Burma]; President of the Australia Myanmar Institute ([AMI]; Associate Professor, School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Melbourne)
Peter DuttonClick here to Listen to Podcast
Catholic Schools – the Education Option Australia Can’t do Without – Dallas McInernyClick here to listen to podcast
The AIF Heroes of Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea and Borneo – Mark Johnstonhttp://www.podcast.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/2018/THE_SYDNEY_INSTITUTE_MARK_JOHNSTON_26_APRIL_2018.mp3 Click here to listen to podcast  
Phillipa McGuinnessName:  Phillipa McGuinness Bio: Author of The Year That Changed Everything – 2001
John LuttrellName:  John Luttrell Bio: Author, Norman Thomas Gilroy – An Obedient Life
Alex HawkeName:  Alex Hawke Bio:Minister for International Development & the Pacific; Assistant Defence Minister
Turnbull, Joyce, Shorten and all that – What’s Happening? Caroline Overington & Aaron Patrickhttp://www.podcast.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/2018/THE_SYDNEY_INSTITUTE_OVERINGTON_PATRICK_21_MARCH_2018.mp3 Click here to listen to podcast
Catherine BishopName: Catherine Bishop Bio: Author of Minding Her Own Business – Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney
Jesse NormanName: Jesse Norman Bio: UK Minister for Roads & author of Edmund Burke: The Visionary Who Invented Modern Politics
Adam CreightonName:  Adam Creighton Bio: Economics Correspondent, The Australian  
Jennifer HewettName:  Jennifer Hewett Bio: National Affairs Columnist on Business & Politics, Australian Financial Review
Suzanne Rutland
Zeny Edwards: Australia’s John Sulman – A Prodigy of His GenerationClick here to Listen To Podcast
Peter Dutton
Caroline OveringtonName: Caroline Overington Bio: Associate Editor, The Australian
Derek Rielly & Blanche D’Alpuget: Wednesdays on My Mind – Seeing The World with Bob Hawkehttp://www.podcast.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/2018/THE_SYDNEY_INSTITUTE_REILLY_BLANCHE_21_FEBRUARY_2018.mp3 Click Here To Listen To Podcast
Australia Today – Tony Abbotthttp://www.podcast.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/2018/THE_SYDNEY_INSTITUTE_TONY_ABBOTT_21_FEBRUARY_2018.mp3 Click here to Listen to Podcast
Managing The Financial Risks of Climate Change – Mark Butler
Ann-Marie Priest
Chris ChappellName: Chris Chappell Bio: Host of New York’s China Uncensored
Daniel PipesName: Daniel Pipes Bio: President of the Middle East Forum; Columnist Washington Times
Zeny EdwardsName:  Zeny Edwards Bio:  Author of A Life of Purpose – a Biography of John Sulman
Mark JohnstonName: Mark Johnston Bio: Author of An Australian Band of Brothers
Jonathan SchanzerName: Jonathan Schanzer Bio: Senior Vice-president, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Middle-East & counter terror finance expert
Old Wine In New Bottles – Strengthening Liberal Values – Kelly O’Dwyerhttp://www.podcast.thesydneyinstitute.com.au/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/2018/THE_SYDNEY_INSTITUTE_KELLY_ODWYER_31_JANUARY_2018.mp3 Click here to listen to podcast
Mark ButlerName: The Hon Mark Butler MP Bio:  Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy & Federal President, ALP
Sarah GoldmanName:  Sarah Goldman Bio: (Author, Caroline Chisholm – An Irresistible Force)
Warren MundineName: Mr Warren Mundine Bio: Former ALP president, Abbott Government adviser & author Warren Mundine in Black and White
Peter RiddName: Prof Peter Ridd Bio: Geophysicist at College of Science & Engineering, James Cooks University
The Hon Michael Baume AOName:  The Hon Michael Baume AO Bio: Australian former Liberal Party politician
Anne WatsonName:  Anne Watson Bio: Architecture & design curator & author of The Poisoned Chalice
Peter J. Elliott DDName: Peter J Elliot. DD Bio: Auxiliary Bishop, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne.
Dorothy LeeName: Dorothy Lee Bio: Dean of Trinity College Theological School, Melbourne
Frank Brennan AOName:  Frank Brennan Bio: CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia.
Danny Gilbert AM
Nick HordernName:  Nick Hordern Bio: Author, editor, political journalist
Michael Duffy
Tracey SpicerName:  Tracey Spicer Bio: Journalist, News Anchor, Author
Karen StraughanName: Karen Straughan Bio: Renowned men’s rights blogger (GirlWritesWhat)
Sharri Markson
Mark Di StefanoName: Mark Di Stefano Bio: Political Editor at BuzzFeed  
Mike ZorbasName: Mike Zorbas Bio: The Sydney Institute Board member
Muhammad Yunus
Andrew Sempell
Bruce Ballantine-Jones
Joyce Morgan
Conrad Hackett
The Australian Dream: Blood, History and Becoming – Stan GrantClick here to listen to podcast
Stan Grant
Stephen Walmsley
Tony Hill
Michaelia Cash
Barbara Arrowsmith Young
Jatinder Mann
John Blaxland
Karen Lamb
Jeremy Hearder
David van Gend
Matt Canavan
Karen Middleton
Chris Mitchell
Barry Spurr
Angus Taylor
Simon HendersonName:  Simon Henderson Bio: Baker fellow, The Washington Institute; Director, Gulf and Energy Policy Program specializing in energy matters and the conservative Arab states of the Persian Gulf
Tom TugendhatName:  Tom Tugendhat MP Bio: Conservative MP for Tonbridge & Malling, Kent, UK; former military intelligence officer; former special adviser to the UK Chief of Defence Staff
Meg KeneallyName:  Meg Keneally Bio: Co-author, with Tom Keneally, The Soldier’s Curse: Book One, The Monsarrat Series
Fred NileName:  Fred Nile Bio:  Leader of the Christian Democrats, NSW
Michael PembrokeName: Justice Michael Pembroke Bio: Author, Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
Rachel LandersName: Dr Rachel Landers Bio: Head of Documentary at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School & author, Who Bombed The Hilton
David ThodeyName: Mr David Thodey Bio: David Thodey is an Australian businessman who was the former Chief Executive Officer of Telstra. He is currently Chairman, CSIRO.
Vicken BabkenianName:  Vicken Babkenian Bio: Co-author of Armenia, Australia and the Great War
Julian LeeserName:  Julian Leeser Bio: Director, Government, Policy and Strategy, Catholic University, Sydney
Shireen Morris
Gabrielle TrainorName:  Gabrielle Trainor Bio: Inaugural Director of the GWS Giants; Lawyer and Non-Executive Director
Efraim InbarName:  Bio: Director of Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies in Israel
Mitch FifieldName: Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield Bio: Manager of Government Business in the Senate, Minister for the Arts and for Communications
Sev OzdowskiName: Dr Sev Ozdowski Bio: Director, Equity and Diversity, Western Sydney University and Adjunct Professor, Centre of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney
Parnell McGuinnessName:  Parnell McGuinness Bio: Strategist, writer and thought leadership consultant
Tim SoutphommasaneName: Dr Tim Soutphommasane Bio: Race Discrimination Commissioner
Louise EvansName:  Louise Evans Bio: Author of Passage to Pusan
Mark TedeschiName: Mark Tedeschi QC Bio: Barrister & Crown Prosecutor, & author of Kidnapped – the Crime that Shocked a Nation
Gavin KingName: Gavin King Bio: Journalist & former parliamentarian, author of Can Do – the biography of former Queensland premier Campbell Newman
Sarah FergusonName:  Sarah Ferguson Bio: ABC presenter & journalist; author of The Killing Season Uncut [MUP 2016]
Glenda KorporaalName:  Glenda Korporaal Bio: Columnist, The Australian & author of Making Magic – The Marion Mahony Griffin Story
Michael WesleyName: Bio: Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs and author Restless Continent: Wealth, Rivalry & Asia’s New Geopolitics
Wealth, Rivalry and Asia’s New GeopoliticsSpeaker(s): Michael Wesley Date: 2015-11-02 Venue: The Gallipoli Club, 12 Loftus Street (between Bridge Street & Alfred Street), Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm
Campbell NewmanName: The Hon Campbell Newman Bio: Former premier of Queensland & Lord Mayor of Brisbane
Richard Di NataleName: Senator Richard Di Natale Bio: Leader of the Australian Greens
Anne TiernanName: Professor Anne Tiernan Bio: School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University & co-author of The Gate Keepers
Suzanne FalkinerName: Dr Suzanne Falkiner Bio: Author, most recently of Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow
Bassem EidName:  Bassem Eid Bio: Director of the Jerusalem-based Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group
Nicholas JohnsonName: Nicholas Johnson Bio: Chairman of The Sydney Institute
Louise AdlerName: Louise Adler AM Bio: CEO and Publisher-in-Chief of Melbourne University Publishing
Samuel TadrosName:  Samuel Tadros Bio: Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom
John NethercoteName: Adjunct Professor John Nethercote Bio: Australian Catholic University, Canberra Campus
John FraserName:  John Fraser Bio: Secretary to the Treasury
Latika BourkeName: Latika Bourke Bio: National political reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age & author of From India with Love
Selwyn CornishName: Associate Professor Selwyn Cornish Bio: Author of The Evolution of Central Banking in Australia
Susan RamageName: Bio: Historian & author of Kokoda Secret
Andrew PennName: Andrew Penn Bio: CEO of Telstra
Bruce BillsonName: The Hon Bruce Billson Bio: Minister for Small Business
Dimitri BurshteinName:  Dimitri Burshtein Bio: Financial Services Industry & former NSW Treasury
Anya PoukchanskiName:  Anya Poukchanski Bio: Sydney lawyer and former editor of Sydney University’s student papers Honi Soit and The Bull.
Hugh HarleyName:  Hugh Harley Bio: Financial Services Leader, PWC
Chris KennyName:  Chris Kenny Bio: Columnist, The Australian & Sky News presenter
Mark LennonName:  Mark Lennon Bio: Secretary, Unions NSW
Sean EdwardsName: Senator Sean Edwards Bio: Liberal Senator for South Australia
Megan DavisName: Dr Megan Davis Bio:  Professor of Law and an Acting Commissioner of the NSW Land and Environment Court
David ColeName: David Cole Bio: Founder, The Balanu Foundation
Arthur LafferName: Arthur Laffer Bio: US economist & member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board
Gabrielle UptonName: The Hon Gabrielle Upton MP Bio: NSW Attorney General
Bartholomaeus ZielinskiName:  Bartholomaeus Zielinski Bio: Menzies Centre for Australian Studies and Arts & Humanities Research Institute
Asher JudahName: Asher Judah Bio: Deputy Executive Director, Property Council of Australia & author of The Australian Century
Stephanie DowrickName:  Stephanie Dowrick Bio: Author & social activist
Carl BridgeName: Professor Carl Bridge Bio: King’s College London
David HornerName: Professor David Horner Bio: Professor of Australian Defence History, ANU’s Strategic & Defence Studies Centre; author most recently of The Spy Catchers: the Official History of ASIO
Lane HinchcliffeName:  Lane Hinchcliffe Bio: Managing Director & Program Co-ordinator of Project 15
Aaron ZelinName:  Aaron Zelin Bio:  Fellow [Expertise on Extremist Groups], The Washington Institute
Dominic PerrottetName:  Dominic Perrottet Bio: NSW Minister for Finance & Services
Marie BashirName: Dame Marie Bashir AD, CVO Bio: Former Governor of New South Wales.
Andrew ConstanceName: The Hon Andrew Constance MP Bio: NSW Minister for Transport
Gabrielle LordName: Gabrielle Lord Bio: Internationally acclaimed author most recently of Dishonoured
Phil ScanlanName:  Phil Scanlan AM Bio: Founder, Australian American Leadership Dialogue Speeches from the Official Opening of the Sydney Institute – 22nd May 1989 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.1 No.1 in 1989
Michael DanbyName: The Hon Michael Danby MP Bio: Member for Melbourne Ports & Parliamentary Secretary to the leader of the Opposition
Robert Murray
Alan TudgeName: The Hon Alan Tudge MP Bio: Minister for Human Services
Mathias CormannName: Senator The Hon Mathias Cormann Bio: Minister for Finance and Acting Assistant Treasurer
Freedom Wars? Or The 21st Century Contest Of Ideas?Tim Wilson was appointed as the new Human Rights Commissioner by the Abbott Government in 2013. formerly he was Director of Climate Change Policy and the Intellectual Property and Free Trade Unit at the Institute of Public Affairs in Melbourne. …
Robert BryceName: Robert Bryce Bio: Senior Fellow – Energy Policy and the Environment, Manhattan Institute; Author, Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong
Warren BebbingtonName: Professor Warren Bebbington Bio:  Vice-Chancellor, University of Adelaide
Kerry BrownName: Professor Kerry Brown Bio: Executive Director, China Studies Centre
Anne CunninghamName: Dr Anne Cunningham Bio: Historian; author, The Price of a Wife: The Priest and the Divorce Trial
Matt NoffsName:  Matt Noffs Bio: Founder of the Street University
Naomi NoffsName:  Naomi Noffs Bio: Founder of the Street University
The Sydney Institute’s Annual Dinner 2014Speaker(s): Annual Dinner|Tony Abbott Date: 2014-04-28 Venue: The Star, Pyrmont, Sydney Time: 6.30 for 7pm
Andrew NeilName:  Andrew Neil Bio: Chairman of Spectator Magazines, British journalist and broadcaster
Karen McCartneyName:  Karen McCartney Bio: Group Editorial Director, News Magazines & author Iconic Australian Houses 50/60/70
Tim WilsonName:  Tim Wilson Bio: Human Rights Commissioner
Jordie AlbistonName:  Jordie Albiston Bio: Poet & author, The Hanging of Jean Lee
Vashti FarrerName:  Vashti Farrer Bio: Author, most recently, Ellen Thompson: Beyond Reasonable Doubt?
Peter CohenName:  Peter Cohen Bio:  Director of the Centre for Drug Research at the University of Amsterdam   Sydney Papers: Drugs and Society – Australia, the Netherlands and the USA – 30th October 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in …
Angelo LoukakisName: Angelo Loukakis Bio: Publisher responding on behalf of HarperCollins
George OsborneName: The Rt Hon George Osborne MP Bio: Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom
John RobertsonName:  John Robertson MP Bio: Former NSW Labor Leader
Walter ZaryckyjName:  Walter Zaryckyj Bio: Executive Director, Centre for US-Ukrainian Relations
Patricia KarvelasName:  Patricia Karvelas Bio: Victorian Editor & Bureau Chief, The Australian
Ken RothName:  Ken Roth Bio:  Executive Director of Human Rights Watch
Gabriella KovacName:  Gabriella Kovac Bio: Author of Georgina – She Beat The Holocaust
Simon BirminghamName: Senator Simon Birmingham Bio: Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment
Helen O’NeillName:  Helen O’Neill Bio:  Journalist & author, most recently of A Singular Vision: Harry Seidler
Louis NowraName:  Louis Nowra Bio: Writer, playwright, screenwriter and librettist & author, most recently, of Kings Cross: A Biography
John O’MahonyName: Mr John O’Mahony Bio: Director, Deloitte Access Economics & Former Labor Minister
Phil LoweName: Deputy Governor Phil Lowe Bio: Deputy Governor of The Reserve Bank of Australia
Nicholas HasluckName: The Hon. Nicholas Hasluck AM Bio: Novelist, most recently of The Bradshaw Case & Judge
Stephen JonesName: Mr Stephen Jones MP Bio: Stephen Jones is the Member for Throsby in New South Wales and entered parliament after the 2010 federal election.
John RuddickName:  John Ruddick Bio: Mortgage Broker; Contested the Liberal Party [NSW] Presidential elections in 2011 & 2012
Rob MundleName: Mr Rob Mundle Bio: Author of bestselling maritime biography, Cook.
Kim KaganName: Dr Kim Kagan Bio: American military historian & head of the Institute for the Study of War
Frederick KaganName:  Frederick Kagan Dr Bio: Resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) & former professor of military history at West Point Military Academy
Josh FrydenbergName: The Hon Josh Frydenberg Bio: Minister for Resources and Energy. Member for for Kooyong.
Mohamed Abdel Hay El-OrabiName:  Mohamed Abdel Hay El-Orabi Bio: Head of Congress Party, Egypt, former Egyptian Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sarah HendersonName:  Sarah Henderson MP Bio:  Former Australian broadcast journalist best known for her work on the ABC’s The 7.30 Report and for her consumer advocacy on The Investigators. Member for Corangamite.
Michelle RowlandName:  Michelle Rowland MP Bio:  Member for Greenway
Chris UhlmannName:  Chris Uhlmann Bio: ABC journalist and documentary maker
Aaron Patrick
Michael FulliloveName: Dr Michael Fullilove Bio: Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy
Diana WyndhamName: Dr Diana Wyndham Bio: Author, Norman Haire and the Study of Sex
Brad OrgillName:  Brad Orgill Bio: Former investment banker & author Why Labor should Savour its Greens
Kelly O’DwyerName:  Kelly O’Dwyer Bio: Minister for Revenue & Financial Services
Roy WilliamsName:  Roy Williams Bio: Lawyer & author, In God They Trust
Barry OakleyName:  Barry Oakley Bio: Author & playwright
Gillian TriggsName: Prof Gillian Triggs Bio: Dean of Sydney University Law School, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Acting Race Discrimination Commissioner.
Peter CorrisName:  Peter Corris Bio: Crime writer
Graeme StarrName:  Graeme Starr Bio: Visiting Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of the Australian Catholic University & author, Carrick: Principles, Politics and Policy
Mark DreyfusName: The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP Bio: Attorney General; Special Minister for State
Bonnie GlaserName:  Bonnie Glaser Bio: Senior Adviser for Asia, Freeman Chair in China Studies; Senior Associate, CSIS
Nick CaterName:  Nick Cater Bio: Chief Opinion Editor, The Australian & author The Lucky Culture
Michael SinghName:  Michael Singh Bio: Managing Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Giulia MassottiName:  Giulia Massotti Bio:  Project manager with the Institute of European Democrats, a research institute established in 2007 and based in Brussels.
Luca BaderName:  Luca Bader Bio: CEO of the Institute of European Democrats in Brussels
Michael Collins PersseName:  Michael Collins Persse Bio: Educator at Geelong Grammar & biographer
George BrandisName: Senator The Hon George Brandis SC Bio: Shadow Attorney General; Shadow Minister for the Arts; Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
Steven RosenName:  Steven Rosen Bio: Director of the Middle East Forum’s Washington Project
Jane CaroName:  Jane Caro Bio: Author, novelist, journalist, columnist, lecturer & media commentator
John M GreenName:  John M Green Bio: Former banker, publisher and author most recently of The Trusted
Joe AstonName:  Joe Aston Bio: Rear Window Columnist, Australian Financial Review
Alice GrundyName:  Alice Grundy Bio: Managing Editor, Giramondo Publishing
Stephanie JarrettName: Dr Stephanie Jarrett Bio: Author of Liberating Aboriginal People from Violence
Gary JohnsName: Dr Gary Johns Bio: Former federal minister & author of Aboriginal Self-Determination: The Whiteman’s Dream
Patryk PleskotName:  Patryk Pleskot Bio: Works at Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw; Author of several books and articles
John MadiganName: Senator John Madigan Bio: Democratic Labor Party Senator for Victoria
Amanda ForemanName:  Amanda Foreman Bio:  Amanda Foreman is the author of the award-winning best seller, Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (Harper Collins UK; Random House US), and A World on Fire: A Epic History of Two Nations Divided (Allen Lane UK; Random …
The Sydney Institute’s Annual DinnerName:  Bio:  The Sydney Institute’s Annual Dinner has become the leading intellectual event of its kind in Australia. Beginning in 1990, a year after the Institute was formally opened by NSW Premier Nick Greiner and then NSW Opposition leader Bob …
Mia FreedmanName:  Mia Freedman Bio: Editor and publisher of Mamamia.com.au
Michele BomfordName:  Michele Bomford Bio: Author, Beaten Down by Blood – The Battle of Mont St Quentin-Peronne 1918 [Big Sky Publishing]
Sadanand DhumeName:  Sadanand Dhume Bio: South-East Asia specialist, Resident Fellow at the AEI in Washington DC
Leonard HarlanName:  Leonard Harlan Bio: Chairman of the Castle Harlan Executive Committee & member of the Executive Committee of CHAMP, the Australian affiliate of Castle Harlan
Liz JacksonName:  Liz Jackson Bio: Australian Journalist, most known for her work on Four Corners and Media Watch.
Paul TerraciniName:  Paul Terracini Bio:  Historian, Composer and Conductor
Taner AkçamName: Professor Taner Akçam Bio: Sociologist and Historian; Chair in Armenian Genocide Studies, Clark University, USA
Brendan O’ConnorName: The Hon. Brendan O’Connor MP Bio: Minister for Small Business, Minister for Housing and Homelessness
Belinda CastlesName:  Belinda Castles Bio: Author, Hannah & Emil [Allen & Unwin])
Lydia KhalilName:  Lydia Khalil Bio:  Visiting fellow, Australian Strategic Policy Institute/adj lecturer, Sydney University
Geremie BarméName: Dr Geremie Barmé Bio: Director, Australian Centre on China in the World; Editor, China Story Yearbook 2012: Red Rising, Red Eclipse China: After The 4 June Massacre – 3rd May 1989 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.1 No.1 in 1989
Karen CareyName:  Karen Carey Bio: Music Director, MLC School, Sydney
Bob ConnollyName:  Bob Connolly Bio: Film maker & Co-Director, Mrs Carey’s Concert
Sophie RaymondName:  Sophie Raymond Bio: Co-Director, Mrs Carey’s Concert
Andrew LowName:  Andrew Low Bio: CEO, Redbridge Grant Samuel & author Global Sydney Report
Jacquelynne WillcoxName:  Jacquelynne Willcox Bio: MD & Executive Vice President at Powell Tate Australia
Craig StockingsName: Dr Craig Stockings Bio: Senior Lecturer History Program, ADFA Canberra & Editor of Anzac’s Dirty Dozen: 12 Myths of Australian Military History
Miriam LyonsName:  Miriam Lyons Bio: Executive Director, Centre for Policy Development
Gail HamblyName:  Gail Hambly Bio: Group General Counsel/Company Secretary, Fairfax Media
Matthew Ricketson
Jonathan SpyerName:  Jonathan Spyer Bio: Ph.D, London School of Economics;  Author; Commentator; Senior Research Fellow, Center for Global Research Herzliya, Israel. Dr Spyer has just returned from visits to Syria and Lebanon
Jim MackenName:  Jim Macken Bio: Author, What is to be Done? The Struggle for the Soul of The Labour Movement.
Damien FreemanName:  Damien Freeman Bio: Damien Freeman studied law, philosophy, and classical Hebrew and Aramaic at the University of Sydney and Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 2011, he published Art’s Emotions: Ethics, Expression and Aesthetic Experience (Acumen Publishing). He has also published in …
Lobsang SangayName: Dr Lobsang Sangay Bio: Prime Minister for the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India
Melvyn Bragg
Ann BlaineyName:  Ann Blainey Bio: Biographer and author of I am Melba
Heidi DouglasName:  Heidi Douglas Bio: Author, Catch Up with the Sun: How I rode through Australia with a short fat horse, two grumpy camels and one feral Kelpie
Craig WilcoxName:  Craig Wilcox Bio: Historian & author of “Breaker Morant: The Murderer as Martyr” in Zombie Myths of Australian Military History
James UnklesName: Commander James Unkles Bio: Legal Officer, Royal Australian Navy reserve
Andrew LeighName:  Andrew Leigh MP Bio: Member for Fraser and a former professor of economics at the Australian National University. He has been a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives since 2010. Was awarded the Economic Society of Australia’s Young …
David Lindsay MorrisonName: Lieutenant General David Lindsay Morrison Bio: Chief of Army
David RobertsName:  David Roberts Bio: Senior Lecturer, New England University
Jane Gleeson-WhiteName:  Jane Gleeson-White Bio: Author, Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world
Jennifer MarohasyName: Dr Jennifer Marohasy Bio: Adjunct Research Fellow at the Centre for Plant and Water Science, Central Queensland University
Ehud R. ToledanoName: Professor Ehud R. Toledano Bio:  Author & Professor of Ottoman and Middle East History, Tel Aviv University
Alistair McAlpineName: Lord Alistair McAlpine Bio: former UK Conservative Party Treasurer &  Deputy Chairman during Margaret Thatcher’s Prime Ministership On the Road with Lord McAlpine – 15th May 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 157-162)
Mike BairdName: Mike Baird Bio: Former Premier of NSW
Geoffrey BlaineyName:  Geoffrey Blainey AC Bio: Eminent Australian historian and author, most recently, of The Story of Australia’s People and The Rise and fall of Ancient Australia
Sue Pieters HawkeName:  Sue Pieters Hawke Bio: Author, Hazel’s Journey
Niki Savva
Thomas NidesName:  Thomas Nides Bio: Deputy Secretary of State – Management & Resources, US Department of State
Glenda McLoughlinName:  Glenda McLoughlin Bio: Chief Financial Officer, Metgasco Limited
Jonathan MillsName:  Jonathan Mills Bio: Festival Director & Chief Executive, Edinburgh International Festival, UK; Artistic Adviser, Melbourne Recital Centre
David IrvineName:  David Irvine Bio: Director-General, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation [ASIO]
Idriss Jazairy
Murry SalbyName: Prof Murry Salby Bio: Chair of Climate, Macquarie University
Maurice NewmanName:  Maurice Newman AC Bio: Chairman, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Anna Bligh
Shakira HusseinName:  Shakira Hussein Bio: National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies, Melbourne University
Jeffrey KaminsName: Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins Bio: Rabbi, Emanuel Synagogue, Sydney
Angela ShanahanName:  Angela Shanahan Bio: Columnist, The Australian
Margaret GutmanName:  Margaret Gutman Bio:  Sydney Jewish community leader
Sandy GutmanName:  Sandy Gutman Bio: Stand up comedian “Austen Tayshus”.
Dallas McInerneyName:  Dallas McInerney Bio: Formerly worked in financial service regulation at ASIC and the UN. Currently NAB Group Manager, Government Affairs
Barnaby JoyceName: Senator Barnaby Joyce Bio: Shadow Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Water; Leader of the Nationals in the Senate
Katharine BirbalsinghName:  Katharine Birbalsingh Bio: UK education reformer, blogger & author of the best selling “To Miss With Love”
Raheel RazaName:  Raheel Raza Bio: Award winning writer, professional speaker, diversity consultant, documentary filmmaker and playwright and author of “Their jihad… not my jihad”
Martin ParkinsonName: Dr Martin Parkinson PSM Bio: Secretary to the Treasury
Michael RubinName: Dr Michael Rubin Bio: Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Senior Lecturer, Center for Civil-Military Relations; Senior Editor, Middle East Quarterly. US Foreign Policy and the 2004 Presidential Election – 7th June 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 …
Khaled Abu ToamehName:  Khaled Abu Toameh Bio: Arab/Israeli journalist, Jerusalem Post; Producer/Consultant NBC News
Simon ChapmanName: Professor Simon Chapman Bio: Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney
Ainslie Van OnselenName:  Ainslie Van Onselen Bio: Sydney lawyer and company director
Helen Proctor
Richard Marles
Sophie Mirabella
Tony Burke
Michael Waterhouse
Sajid Javid
Penny Russell
Iain Dale
Maralyn Parker
David Lee
Ann Moyal
Elizabeth Lancaster
Joanne Jones
John Lewis
Cameron Forbes
Tom Switzer
Bernard Keane
Delia Falconer
Chin Jin
Richard Ackland
Wendy Bacon
John SpellarName: Rt Hon John Spellar MP Bio: British Labour Party politician, and the Member of Parliament for Warley.
Alastair Wilson
Christina Slade
Martina Mollering
Simon Schama
Simon Crean
Craig Emerson
Ken Gillespie
David Menashri
Alexander DownerName: His Excellency The Honourable Alexander Downer AC Bio: Foreign Minister in the Howard Government and currently Australia’s High Commissioner in London. Terrorism: Winning the Battle of Ideas – 1st November 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in …
Jack McHargName:  Jack McHarg Bio: Author of biographies on Bill O’Reilly and Stan McCabe Was It Cricket: Some Disturbing Reflections of the Thirties – 30th March 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 99-109)
Andrew MetcalfeName:  Andrew Metcalfe Bio: Secretary, Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs Australian Immigration: Some Current Themes – 16th November 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in 2007 (pages 162-172)
Ernest DruckerName: Dr Ernest Drucker Bio: Director, Division of Community Health, Montefiore Medical Center, New York The US Prison System: Mass Incarceration – 27th September 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in 2007 (pages 28-33) Reinventing International Drug Control …
Michael McKernanName:  Michael McKernan Bio: Historian and Author The Australian People and the Great War Trauma and Memory in Australian History – 7th November 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 12-19) Beryl Beaurepaire as Biography …
Shelley GareName:  Shelley Gare Bio: Editor, columnist, author of The Triumph of Airheads and founding editor of The Australian’s Review of Books . Trouble: the art of sticking your head above the parapet – 3rd August 2010 Chasing Ishmael – Truth, racism, …
Peter DrysdaleName:  Peter Drysdale Bio: Research School of Pacific Studies: Australian National University Where to? – Australia and Japan – 18th July 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 174-181) Japan in the Asia Pacific and …
Maxine McKewName:  Maxine McKew Bio: Parliamentary Secretary for Early Childhood Education and Childcare Getting it Right in the Early Years – 7th April 2009 Lunch with Maxine McKew – 11th December 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 in …
Christopher HillName:  Christopher Hill Bio: US Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs The United States in the Asia Pacific – 16th October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 121-127) Asia and the …
Mark DuffyName:  Mark Duffy Bio:  Imdustrial Relations Reform: A View from the Labour Movement – 6th August 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.3 in 1991 (pages 35-46)
Don McKinnonName:  Don McKinnon Bio:  New Zealand- Australian Relations – 9th February 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.2 in 1995 (pages 34-44)
Margaret WhitlamName:  Margaret Whitlam Bio: Former prime ministerial wife and ‘National Living Treasure’ Margaret Whitlam: A Life – 5th December 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in 2007 (pages 216-225)
Bruce DuncanName:  Bruce Duncan Bio:  Remembering Bob Santamaria – 24th July 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 186-193)
David McKnightName:  David McKnight Bio:  Modern Australia: Two Views – 6th December 2005 The Impact of Terrorism – Two Views – 3rd February 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 88-95)
Rick O’DonnellName:  Rick O’Donnell Bio: Former Executive Director, Colorado Commission on Higher Education; contested Colorado 7th Congressional District for the Republicans in the 2006 Congresssional Election The Republican Party and the 2006 Congressional Election: What Happened? – 11th December 2006 This speech …
Peter DuncanName:  Peter Duncan Bio: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shell Australia Corporate Social Responsibility – 29th March 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.2 in 2000 (pages 69-76)
Ian MacLachlanName:  Ian MacLachlan Bio:  Australia’s Competitiveness: Failing Light or Stumps? This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 121-127)
Jackie HugginsName:  Jackie Huggins AM Bio: Co-Chair of Reconciliation Australia; Deputy Director of the Aborignal and Torres Strait Islander Research Unit at the University of Queensland The 1967 Referendum… Four Decades Later – 22nd May 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney …
June Duncan OwenName:  June Duncan Owen Bio:  Mixed Matches: Inter-racial Marriage in Australia – 27th August 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 177-190)
Bob McMullanName:  Bob McMullan Bio:  The Place of Economic Management in the 2004 Election – 30th June 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 53-61)
Troy BramstonName:  Troy Bramston Bio: Columnist, The Australian & author Looking for The Light on The Hill Governing New South Wales: The Wran and Greiner Years – 21st February 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Alan DupontName:  Alan Dupont Bio:  Allied or Addicted? Two Views – 19th September 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 47-58) Australian Defence: After the Defence Review – 8th July 2003 This speech was printed …
Natascha McNamaraName:  Natascha McNamara Bio: Director, Aboriginal Training and Cultural Institute Aboriginal Australia Since 1988- A New Partnership – 23rd March 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 93-97)
Robert McCallum JrName:  Robert McCallum Jr Bio: US Ambassador to Australia Current Issues in the United States/Australia Relationship – 7th March 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Paul SkidmoreName:  Paul Skidmore Bio: Senior Researcher at London’s Demos Institute Whatever Happened to Tony Blair’s Third Way? – 28th October 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.1 in 2005 (pages 1-9) During a visit to Sydney, Paul Skidmore, …
Linda DuxburyName:  Linda Duxbury Bio:  Balancing Work and Family: The Canadian Report – 10th March 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 78-97)
Ian McPhailName:  Ian McPhail Bio: Head of Commonwealth Environment Protection Agency Achieving Environmental Improvement Through National Cooperation – 14th July 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 (pages 18-24)
Sally NeighbourName:  Sally Neighbour Bio: Author In the Shadow of Swords [Harper Collins], Reporter for Four Corners and Commentator for The Australian International Terrorism: From Afghanistan to Australia – 20th February 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in …
Peter LeahyName: Lieutenant General Peter Leahy AC Bio: Former Chief of the Australian Army The Australian Army I the 21st Century – 3rd November 2005 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.1 in 2005 (pages 11-18) In an address to The …
Karel DybaName:  Karel Dyba Bio:  Recent Economic Developments in the Czech Republic – 1st October 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 58-66)
Hilary McPheeName:  Hilary McPhee Bio:  In the National Interest – 10th July 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 164-173) Culture: Parochialism versus Nationalism – 7th October 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Nada RoudeName: Ms Nada Roude Bio: founder, Australian Arabic Communities Council Social Protest and Islam – 27th February 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Tim FlanneryName: Dr Tim Flannery Bio: Director of the South Australian Museum and author, most recently of Country [Text 2004] My Country – Flannery’s Australia – 8th November 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.1 in 2005 (pages 21-27) Dr …
Gwynne DyerName:  Gwynne Dyer Bio:  Globalising People – 3rd January 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 in 2001 (pages 95-106) Building the World in One Country – Immigration, Canada and Australia – 19th May 1998 This speech …
Jenna MeadName:  Jenna Mead Bio:  Bodyjamming, Feminism and Public Life – 25th November 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.1 in 1998 (pages 68-84) The First Stone: Feminism and Non-Fiction This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 …
Tanveer AhmedName: Dr Tanveer Ahmed Bio: Sydney based psychiatrist working in private practice & author of Fragile Nation: Vulnerability, Resilience and Victimhood The Islamic State in Crisis – A Look at Pakistan and Iran – 28th July 2009 Social Protest and Islam – …
John HamiltonName:  John Hamilton Bio: Associate Editor of the Herald-Sun and author of Goodbye Cobber [Pan Macmillan] Stories From The Front – and the Home Front This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.1 in 2005 (pages 29-36) In a seminar …
Mary EassonName:  Mary Easson Bio:  2004 – The Political Outlook – 20th January 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 57-69) Timor – East and West – 29th February 2000 This speech was printed in …
Reba MeagherName:  Reba Meagher Bio: NSW President, Young Labor A Young Labor Agenda – 16th August 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.4 in 1994 (pages 126-136)
Patrick MorganName:  Patrick Morgan Bio:  Author, most recently The Vandemonian Trail: Convicts and Bushrangers in Early Victoria Bob Santamaria: Talking to the World – 28th February 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Melanie OppenheimerName: Dr Melanie Oppenheimer Bio: Senior Lecturer, University of Western Sydney and author of All Work No Pay: Australian Civilian Volunteers in War [Walcha, 2002] Stories From The Front – and the Home Front This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 …
Michael EassonName:  Michael Easson Bio: Secretary of Labor Council, NSW and Member of the ACTU Executive Australia and Immigration – Able To Grow? – 16th October 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 94-101)
Terence MeashamName:  Terence Measham Bio:  World Class Act: Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum – 17th March 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.2 in 1992 (pages 91-98)
Kevin DonnellyName: Dr Kevin Donnelly Bio: Former Chief of Staff to the Minister for Workplace Relations and is now a member of the Liberal Party. Has contributed to articles in various publications and is the author of the recent book “Dumbing Down” Teaching …
Heather RidoutName:  Heather Ridout Bio: Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group. Heather Ridout, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group and Warwick Smith, Executive Director, Macquarie Bank and National President of the Australia China Business Council, came together at The Sydney Institute on Wednesday, 17 …
Lindy EdwardsName:  Lindy Edwards Bio:  Getting a Message Across – Language, Law and Economics – 6th August 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 139-142)
Vladimir MikheyevName:  Vladimir Mikheyev Bio:  Russia As A Young Democracy: From Glasnost to Yeltsin’s New Deal – 10th October 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.1 in 1995 (pages 54-61)
Carol BaxterName:  Carol Baxter Bio: Author, “An Irresistible Temptation” [Allen and Unwin 2008]… Author, Breaking the Bank [Allen & Unwin 2008] Skullduggery in Early Sydney: Australia’s Biggest Bank Robbery – 29th October 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.4 in …
Warwick SmithName:  Warwick Smith Bio: Executive Director, Macquarie Bank and National President of the Australia China Business Council. Heather Ridout, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group and Warwick Smith, Executive Director, Macquarie Bank and National President of the Australia China Business Council, came …
Peter EdwardsName: Dr Peter Edwards Bio: Author of the Official History of Australia’s Southeast Asian military involvements Crises and Commitment and The Essential History of Australia and the Vietnam War Australia and the Vietnam War 1965-1975 – 16th June 1997 This speech was …
George MillerName:  George Miller Bio: Producer and Writer of Mad Max and Babe A City That Works – 3rd September 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 77-79) The Apocalypse and The Pig: or The Hazards …
Colin JamesName:  Colin James Bio:  The Pacific-ation of New Zealand This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Summer 2005  Vol.17 No.1 (pages 138-145)
Wayne SwanName: The Hon Wayne Swan MP Bio: Deputy Prime Minister & Treasurer Labor’s Economic Plan and the Stability and Prosperity Australians Deserve – 2nd September 2010 Topic to be announced – 23rd March 2009 Meeting the Challenge: Labor’s Economic Vision for the …
Peter EllingsenName:  Peter Ellingsen Bio: Won the 1989 Graham Perkin Award China After the Slaughter – 22nd May 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.2 in 1991 (pages 97-100)
Margaret MillerName:  Margaret Miller Bio:  Philanthropy – 28th July 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.4 in 1998 (pages 27-31)
Bill ShortenName: The Hon Bill Shorten MP Bio: Leader of the Opposition The future of disability in Australia: winning the battle for equal treatment – 13th July 2010 To Be Announced – 4th April 2012
Christine WallaceName:  Christine Wallace Bio: Author, The Private Don [Allen % Unwin, 2004] Bounders, Biographers and Billets-Doux – 21st October 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.1 in 1998 (pages 12-20) Bounders, Biographers and Billets and Doux – 15th …
Chris EnrightName:  Chris Enright Bio:  Legal Writing: Surpassing all understanding This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol 16. Issue 3 in December 2002, Pages 143-150.
Sue MillikenName:  Sue Milliken Bio: Chairperson, Australian Film Commission Violence in Cinema – 19th July 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.4 in 1994 (pages 70-78)
David CorlettName:  David Corlett Bio: Author, Following Them Home: The Fate of The Returned Asylum Seekers The Fate of Australia’s Returned Asylum Seekers – 13th September 2005 Asylum Seekers: an update. This Paper was published in Summer 2006 edition of the Sydney …
Jocelyn CheyName: Professor Jocelyn Chey Bio: Author & Visiting Professor, Chinese Studies, University of Sydney Chinese “Soft Power” – Diplomacy and The Confucius Institutes – 19th November 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 33-48)
David EvansName:  David Evans Bio: Australia’s Deputy High Commissioner in London The British Approach to a 1992 Europe – 2nd March 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 39-42)
Nick MinchinName:  Nick Minchin Bio:  Pressures on the Budget – 8th April 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 144-152)
Harlan UllmanName: Dr Harlan Ullman Bio: Author; National Security Consultant; Senior Adviser, Centre for Strategic & International Studies China: Friend of Foe? – 15th September 2005
Mark ScottName:  Mark Scott Bio: Managing Director, Australian Broadcasting Corporation The ABC’s Editorial Values – 16th October 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in 2007 (pages 64-76) The Business of Great Journalism This speech was printed in Sydney …
Gareth EvansName:  Gareth Evans Bio: Former Minister for Foreign Affairs Values and Choices in Economic Policy – 16th June 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.3 in 1998 (pages 83-95) Australia and the United States in the New World …
Ken MinogueName:  Ken Minogue Bio: London School of Economics National Self-Hatred and The European Community – 29th July 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 (pages 36-42) Journalism and The Public Mind – 15th August 1989 This …
Chris PattenName: The Hon Chris Patten Bio: Chancellor of Oxford and Newcastle Universities; Until 2004, Chris Patten was the Commissioner for External Relations in the European Commission Britain, Europe and America: After the Cold War – 9th November 2005
Cheryl SaundersName: Professor Cheryl Saunders Bio: Professor of Law, University of Melbourne. Professor Cheryl Saunders, Professor of Law, University of Melbourne, and Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, Chancellor of Murdoch University, were the inaugural speakers at the first of an annual seminar, sponsored by …
Ted EvansName:  Ted Evans Bio: Secretary of the Treasury and member of the Reserve Bank Board Some Aspects of Economic Governance – 14th March 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.2 in 2000 (pages 51-58) Asia, The IMF and …
Susan MitchellName:  Susan Mitchell Bio: Author, Margaret Whitlam: A Biography Sonia, Tammie and Janette- Life with the Prime Minister – 16th October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 113-118) Margaret Whitlam: A Life – 5th …
Louise McBrideName:  Louise McBride Bio: Adviser to the Board of Taxation, director Grant Samuel Tax Reform: What Should be Done? – 28th September 2005 A copy of this speech was printed in Volume 18 Number 1 of the Sydney Papers in Summer …
Geoffrey BoltonName: Professor Geoffrey Bolton Bio: Chancellor of Murdoch University. Professor Cheryl Saunders, Professor of Law, University of Melbourne, and Professor Geoffrey Bolton AO, Chancellor of Murdoch University, were the inaugural speakers at the first of an annual seminar, sponsored by The Sydney …
Elizabeth EvattName:  Elizabeth Evatt Bio:  Australia and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol. 7 No.3 in 1995 (pages 51-64)
Goenawan MohamadName:  Goenawan Mohamad Bio: Founder and editor-in-chief of Tempo Media Relations: Australia and Indonesia – 19th May 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.3 in 1992 (pages 66-69)
Tim LathamName:  Tim Latham Bio: ABC Journalist, Executive Producer – Radio National Breakfast and author Norfolk Island Secrets: The Mystery of Janelle Patton�s Death Norfolk Island- History and Mystery – 11th October 2005 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.1 in …
Gerard HendersonName:  Gerard Henderson Bio: Executive Director, The Sydney Institute Launch of Ross Fitzgerald’s memoirs My Name is Ross: An Alcoholic’s Journey [UNSW Press, 2010] – 2nd February 2010 A Mate for Head of State – 18th January 2006 This speech was …
John FaheyName:  John Fahey Bio: Finance Minister After the Party’s Over: Australia in the Next Century – 6th October 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.4 in 1999 (pages 107-113)
John MooreName:  John Moore Bio:  Change, Challenge and Consensus – Priorities for Ausralian Industry in the Next Fifteen Years – 23rd April 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.2 in 1997 (pages 120-128)
Ed HusicName:  Ed Husic Bio: Chief of Staff to the NSW Minister for Regional Development, Small Business and the Illawarra, the Hon David Campbell MP Islam and Australian Politics: Can a Muslim Get Elected to Parliament During a War on Terror? – …
Catharine LumbyName: Dr Catharine Lumby Bio: Director, Journalism & Media Research Centre, UNSW; Author, The Porn Report [Melbourne University Press, 2008 The Porn Report: The Good News and the Bad News – 20th May 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 …
Ellen FanningName:  Ellen Fanning Bio:  The X Factor- A Plan to Change the Media – 12th March 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 51-55)
Frank MoorhouseName:  Frank Moorhouse Bio:  Griffith Review – Launching Australia’s Newest Quarterly – 9th September 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 (pages 64-74) Australian Writing – The Challenges – 25th September 2001 This speech was …
Peter ShergoldName: Dr Peter Shergold Bio: Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Managing the Modern Public Service – 13th December 2005
David Marr
Rick FarleyName:  Rick Farley Bio:  Wik: The Aftermath – 14th October 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 130-143)
Alan MoranName:  Alan Moran Bio: Director of the Office of Regulation Review in Canberra. Sustainable Development – Market Based Solutions – 21st May 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 96-109)
Annabel CrabbName:  Annabel Crabb Bio: Political journalist & commentator; author most recently of The Wife Drought Creatures Of The Liberal Party – 14th July 2009 Politics: Post the Howard Governenment – 5th February 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 …
Michael KeatingName:  Michael Keating AC Bio: Former head of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet and author, Who Rules? [Federation Press, 2004] Who Rules? How Government Retains Control of a Privatised Economy This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.1 …
Elizabeth FarrellyName:  Elizabeth Farrelly Bio:  A City That Works – 3rd September 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 77-79)
Hugh MorganName:  Hugh Morgan Bio: Managing Director, Western Mining Corporation Why Mining Matters – 16th February 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 36-46)
Eric AbetzName: Senator The Hon. Eric Abetz Bio: Minister for Employment; Leader of the Government in the Senate Electoral Reform: The Howard Government’s Agenda – 4th October 2005 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.1 in 2006 (pages 61-78)
Jennifer HorsfieldName:  Jennifer Horsfield Bio: Teacher, historian and author of Mary Cunningham: An Australian Life [Ginninderra Press] Isolation and Depression in Pre-Rural Australia: The Story of Mary Cunningham – 15th February 2005 Isolation and Depression in Rural Australia: The Story of Mary …
Tahmeena FaryalName:  Tahmeena Faryal Bio:  Human Rights and the Women of Afghanistan – 3rd April 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 55-60)
Rhodri MorganName:  Rhodri Morgan Bio:  Variable Geometry: A Wales Perspective – 6th June 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.3 in 2000 (pages 61-66)
Ann CurthoysName:  Anne Curthoys Bio: Professor of History, ANU The Whitlam Government, The Dismissal and all that: Four Views – 16th November 2005
Marion SawerName: Dr Marion Sawer Bio: Political scientist based at the Australian National University, leader of the Democratic Audit of Australia and author of Us and Them: Anti-Elitism in Australia The Elites: Who Are They Really This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
John FaulknerName:  John Faulkner Bio:  Senate Reform – 30th September 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 (pages 100-109)
Grahame MorrisName:  Grahame Morris Bio:  2004 – The Political Outlook – 20th January 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 57-69)
Eran LermanName: Dr Eran Lerman Bio: Director, American Jewish Committee â�� Jerusalem; formerly Colonel in Israel Defence Forceâ��s Directorate of Military Intelligence Research; Member, Israeli Delegation to the Arab-Israeli peace talks 1992-1995. Israel’s Disingagement from Gaza: The Implications – 26th October 2005 This …
Allison HenryName:  Allison Henry Bio: National Director of the Australian Republican Movement An Australian Head of State: Where Are We At? – 2nd March 2005 An Australian Head of State: Where are we at? This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 …
Patricia FaulknerName:  Patricia Faulkner Bio:  The EPAC Report: Future Child Care Provision In Australia – 12th November 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.1 in 1997 (pages 18-27)
Meaghan MorrisName:  Meaghan Morris Bio:  Bodyjamming, Feminism and Public Life – 25th November 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.1 in 1998 (pages 68-84)
Bob CatleyName:  Bob Catley Bio: former Labor MP and former adviser Hawke Government; Professor of Management, University of Newcastle; Author The Triumph of Liberalism in Australia Modern Australia: Two Views – 6th December 2005
Nell SchofieldName:  Nell Schofield Bio: Film presenter on Showtime, film writer for Melbourne’s Sunday Herald Sun, voiceover artist for ABC TV and author, most recently of Puberty Blues [Currency Press/Screensound, 2004] Australian Beach Culture – Puberty Blues Revisited This speech was printed …
Allan FelsName:  Allan Fels Bio: Head of the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission Globalisation and Competition Policy – 23rd April 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 153-176) On the Ball with the ACCC – 24th …
Irene MossName:  Irene Moss Bio: Race Discrimination Commissioner National Inquiry into Racist Violence – 10th October 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 82-93)
Maria PrendergastName:  Maria Prendergast Bio: Freelance writer and broadcaster & author ‘Understanding Depression’ [Penguin] Talking About Depression – 27th March 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Ross McMullin
Cecile Ferguson
Ferdinand MountName:  Ferdinand Mount Bio:  Culture: Parochialism versus Nationalism – 7th October 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 112-129)
Andrew WestName:  Andrew West Bio: academic & author Inside the Lifestyles of the Rich and Tasteful [Pluto Press] Life in the Suburbs- and the Inner City – 22nd March 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Nahid KabirName:  Nahid Kabir Bio: Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Communications and Multimedia at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia and author of Muslims in Australia: Immigration, Race Relations and Cultural History [Kegan Paul London, 2004] Muslims In …
Jane FergusonName:  Jane Ferguson Bio:  Protecting People – Tax Reform and the Impact of Structured Settlements – 14th February 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 1-8)
Mara MoustafineName:  Mara Moustafine Bio:  Joe Stalin and My Family – The Tale of One is the Tale of Many – 12th November 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 147-154)
Peter PedersenName: Dr Peter Pedersen Bio: Graduate Royal Military College Duntroon; former analyst, Office of National Assesments; military historian and author The Anzacs: Gallipoli To The Western Front (Viking, 2007) The AIF: As good as the Anzac legend says? – 23rd April 2007 …
Kevin AndrewsName: The Hon. Kevin Andrews MP Bio: Member for Menzies Liberals and the Future: Three perspectives – 4th March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 157-174) Citizenship – committing to a way of life – …
Jenny FergusonName:  Jenny Ferguson Bio: Author A Garden, A Pig and Me Living in the Shadow: The Corporate Wife, Germaine Greer and Me – 27th October 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.1 in 2000 (pages 17-28)
Graeme MurphyName:  Graeme Murphy Bio:  Graeme Murphy – A Life – 3rd December 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 197-202)
Tony MooreName:  Tony Moore Bio: Director, National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University Death or Liberty: Rebels and Radicals Transported to Australia 1788-1868 – 14th December 2010 Reforming the ABC – It’s not Just About Money – 1st April 2008 This speech …
John EdwardsName: Dr John Edwards Bio: Author of Paul Keating’s Biography The Inside Story, Chief Economist, HSBC Remembering John Curtin – 29th March 2005 Writing about Paul Keating – Inside The Inside Story – 6th November 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Robert FergusonName:  Robert Ferguson Bio: Managing Director, Bankers Trust Australia Limited Management Redeemed – 10th October 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.4 in 1996 (pages 106-109) Questions About Superannuation Investment – 29th January 1996 Balance in the Boardroom: …
Guzin NajimName:  Guzin Najim Bio:  Fleeing Saddam Hussein – 18th February 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 1-8)
Eric D. HarganName:  Eric D. Hargan Bio: Acting Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Preparing for A Pandemic – 30th April 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007
Herbert HuppertName: Professor Herbert Huppert Bio: Professor of Theoretical Geophysics and Foundation Director, Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, Cambridge Bio-Terrorism – A UK Perspective This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.2 in 2005 (pages 93-99) Professor Herbert E Huppert, FRS, University of …
Edgar FeuchtwangerName:  Edgar Feuchtwanger Bio:  Pope Pius XII and Nazi Germany – 10th December 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 203-211)
Yoshio NakamuraName:  Yoshio Nakamura Bio:  Japanese Trade Policies in the 1990’s – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 39-45)
Margaret SomervilleName: Ms Margaret Somerville Bio: McGill Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law, Quebec & Author, most recently of Bird on An Ethics Wire – Battles about Values in The Culture Wars Searching for a Shared Ethics – 4th June 2007 This speech …
Peter GarrettName:  Peter Garrett MP Bio: Labor Member for the federal seat of Kingsford-Smith, public face of Midnight Oil and former President of the Australian Conservation Foundation Australia: After Kyoto – 6th April 2005 Australia: After Kyoto This speech was printed in …
Barbara FieldsName:  Barbara Fields Bio: Remembering The Civil War- Volume 3 No.3 Spring/Summer Remembering the Civil War – 5th July 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.3 in 1991 (pages 1-8)
Penelope NelsonName:  Penelope Nelson Bio: Author, Bligh’s Daughter [Trafford Publishing, 2008] Early Colonial Society: Bligh and Wentworth – 11th March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages 7-18) National Vision – John Flynn and the Blind …
Nick EnrightName:  Nick Enright Bio:  What Should Our Children Read? – 22nd July 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.3 in 1997 (pages 108-127)
Brendan NelsonName:  Brendan Nelson MP Bio: Federal Education Minister The Vision of Education – Higher Education Reform – 10th April 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 73-82) Drugs – The Doctor’s Dilemma – 27th April …
Janet Fife-YeomansName:  Janet Fife-Yeomans Bio: Co-Author ‘Injustice’ Injustice: A Case Study – 9th March 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.2 in 1999 (pages 41-43)
Brenda NiallName:  Brenda Niall Bio:  Writing a Boyd Family Biography – 17th September 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 19-28)
Donna GibbsName:  Donna Gibbs Bio:  What Should Our Children Read? – 22nd July 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.3 in 1997 (pages 108-127)
Richard TognettiName:  Richard Tognetti Bio: Violinist, conductor and former Artistic Director of the Australian Chamber Orchestra. In 1989, Richard Tognetti was awarded the Tschumi Prize at the Berne Conservatory where he studied with Igor Ozim and in 1999 he was made one …
Ross FitzgeraldName:  Ross Fitzgerald Bio: Commentator, author & lead NSW Senate candidate for the Australian Sex Party Launch of Ross Fitzgerald’s memoirs My Name is Ross: An Alcoholic’s Journey [UNSW Press, 2010] – 2nd February 2010 Growing Old (Dis)gracefully – 9th April …
Jocelyn NewmanName:  Jocelyn Newman Bio:  The Coalition as a Reforming Government – 6th July 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.3 in 1998 (pages 115-123) Are the Liberals Anti-Women? – 12th June 1991 This speech was printed in …
Chris LowneyName:  Chris Lowney Bio: Fmr Managing Director, JP Morgan; Author Heroic Leadership, Special Assistant to President of Catholic Medical Mission Board, New York Heroic Leaders: Who they are: what they know, how they live – 22nd August 2007 This speech was …
Ita ButtroseName:  Ita Buttrose Bio: Former editor, television presenter & author, most recently, A Guide to Australian Etiquette Motherguilt – 26th April 2005 The Motherguilt Phenomenon This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.2 in 2005 (pages 131-138) According to Ita …
Stephen FitzGeraldName:  Stephen FitzGerald Bio:  Is Australia an Asian Country? – 26th August 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 36-47)
Carmel NilandName:  Carmel Niland Bio: Director-General NSW Department of Community Services (DoCS) Capacity, Capacity, Capacity: Communities and Community Services – 1st February 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.1 in 2000 (pages 87-96)
Cassandra Wilkinson
Yasmina KhadraName:  Yasmina Khadra Bio: Algerian army officer and author, most recently, of In the Name of God, Wolf Dreams and The Swallows of Kabul From Army Officer to Writer of Fiction – 24th May 2005 From Army Officer to Writer of …
Vince FitzGeraldName:  Vince FitzGerald Bio:  National Saving and Fiscal Responsibility – 23rd April 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 91-103)
Jan NowakName:  Jan Nowak Bio:  The Role of the Media in the Liberation of Eastern Europe – 21st November 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.1 in 1992 (pages 89-95)
Wan RenNanName:  Wan RenNan Bio: Chinese Dissident, formerly head of Stone Corporation China and the Democracy Movement – 18th December 1989 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 11-17)
Maryanne ConfoyName: Professor Maryanne Confoy Bio: Professor of Practical Theology, Jesuit Theological College, and author Morris West Literary Maverick [John Wiley] Remembering Morris West – 24th May 2005 Remembering Morris West This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.3-4 in 2005 (pages …
Margaret FitzherbertName:  Margaret Fitzherbert Bio:  Liberal Women – From 1901-1949 – 16th June 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 35-42)
Helen NugentName:  Helen Nugent Bio: Chair of the Major Performing Arts Inquiry Lessons From the Performing Arts Inquiry – 12th April 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.2 in 2000 (pages 91-99)
Ian McLachlanName:  Ian McLachlan Bio: Elected to Parliament in 1990. Former President of National Farmers Federation Australia’s Competitiveness: Failing Light or Stumps – 27th November 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 121-125)
Simon GuttmannName:  Simon Guttmann Bio: Author of The Rise and Fall of Monetary Targeting in Australia, a study of the evolution of monetary policy from the mid 1970s to the mid 1980s The Rise and Fall of Monetary Targeting in Australia: From …
Michael FitzjamesName:  Michael Fitzjames Bio:  Fitzjames: In Black and White – 21st September 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 41-47)
Kim OatesName:  Kim Oates Bio: Chief Executive of Royal Alexandria Hospital for Children Hospital Crisis – Who Cares? – 17th April 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.2 in 2000 (pages 113-119)
Zelman CowenName: Sir Zelman Cowen Bio: Provost of Oriel College. Former Governor-General Friends and Allies in the Post Cold War World – 4th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 1-9)
Samina YasmeenName:  Samina Yasmeen Bio: Teaches courses on world politics, strategy and diplomacy, and Islam and world politics at the University of Western “Dealing with Islam” in Australia: After the London Bombings This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.3-4 in …
Kate FitzpatrickName:  Kate Fitzpatrick Bio:  The Opera House- Two Decades Back – 8th March 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.2 in 1994 (pages 103-110)
Mary-Louise O’CallaghanName:  Mary-Louise O’Callaghan Bio: Journalist and Author The Enemy Within(Doubleday 1999) Sandline: Australia’s Wake Up Call – Have we Heard It? – 12th October 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.4 in 1999 (pages 115-119)
Warren HaynesName: Mr Warren Haynes Bio:  Manufacturing- Past, Present and Future – 17th November 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 119-129)
Geraldine DoogueName:  Geraldine Doogue Bio: ABC presenter and author of The Climb. Islam and the West – 15th June 2005 Griffith Review – Launching Australia’s Newest Quarterly – 9th September 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 …
Peter FitzSimonsName:  Peter FitzSimons Bio: Journalist, The Sydney Morning Herald & Sun-Herald/ author Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution Kim Beazley – A Life – 7th September 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.4 in 1998 (pages 127-138)
Mark O’ConnorName:  Mark O’Connor Bio: Author- This Tired Brown Land Sustaining Migration: Immigration, Population Policy and Global Questions for Australia – 15th June 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 (pages 75-88)
Dick SmithName:  Dick Smith Bio: Returning High Commissioner to the UK. Ambassador designate to the Philippines Australia-Britain Trade and Investment: A Modern Paradox – 28th March 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.3 in 1994 (pages 14-21)
Ken HenryName:  Ken Henry Bio: Secretary to the Treasury since April 2001, Minister (Economic and Financial Affairs) in the Australian Delegation to the OECD from July 1992-January 1994 The Task of Economic Policy – 20th June 2005 The Task of Economic Policy …
David FlintName:  David Flint Bio: Chairman: Australian Broadcasting Authority Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word – The Responsibility of the Media – 25th May 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 (pages 29-45)
Pat O’ShaneName:  Pat O’Shane Bio: Magistrate, Local Court of New South Wales Social Values in the New Millennium – 2nd July 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.3 in 1996 (pages 66-70)
Benita Ferrero-WaldnerName:  Benita Ferrero-Waldner Bio: Member of the European Commission in charge of External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy European Union Policy: Myth or Reality? – 26th June 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.3 in 2007
Deborah LipstadtName: Professor Deborah Lipstadt Bio: Author of History On Trial and Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory [Free Press, 1993] Topic to be announced – 6th July 2005 Holocaust Denial and the Extreme Right – 21st July 1994 …
Philip Flood AOName:  Philip Flood Bio: Former Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Australian-Indonesian Relations: A Current Assessment – 2nd April 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 86-95)
Patrick O’FarrellName:  Patrick O’Farrell Bio: Historian. Books Include: Ireland’s English Question The Irish in Australia What is Australian History? – 17th November 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.1 in 1993 (pages 68-77) The Impact of Irish Imperialism on …
Nicholas StuartName: Mr Nicholas Stuart Bio: Columnist The Canberra Times; Author Kevin Rudd: an unauthorised political biography Scribe Publications 2007 The Rudd Prime Ministership – 10th August 2010 Kevin Rudd – 24th July 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.3 …
John HowardName: The Hon John Howard AC Bio: Prime Minister of Australia 1996-2007 Lazarus Rising: The Howard Memoirs – 4th November 2010 A New Reconciliation – 11th October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.3 in 2007 (pages 105-110) Little …
Douglas FlynnName:  Douglas Flynn Bio:  Local Newspapers: A Door Into the Community – 3rd November 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 97-104)
Barry O’FarrellName: The Hon. Barry O’Farrell Bio: Member for Ku-ring-gai & former Premier NSW Topic to be announced – 27th October 2010 Restoring Good Governance – 12th March 2009 Rebuilding the NSW Liberals – 1st June 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Kim HuynhName: Dr Kim Huynh Bio: Lecturer, Politics, Australian National University; Author Where the Sea Takes Us: A Vietnamese Story [Harper Collins 2007] Mum, Dad and International Relations – 28th August 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 …
Jung ChangName:  Jung Chang Bio: Author of Wild Swans, which sold more than two million copies and co-author of Mao: The Unknown Story Writing About Mao – 21st July 2005 Wild Swans – A Personal Interpretation of the 20th Century – 26th …
Carol FoleyName:  Carol Foley Bio: Author The Australian Flag – Colonial Relic or Contemporary Icon? The Australian Flag – Colonial Relic or Contemporary Icon – 25th June 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.3 in 1996 (pages 56-64)
Desmond O’GradyName:  Desmond O’Grady Bio:  My Life in Italy: Tales about Shirley Hazard, Peter Robb, Morris West, Doris Lessing and others – 25th May 2010 Italy- A Plethora of Politics? – 28th February 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Jim BainName:  Jim Bain Bio: Retired Stockbroker and Banker; Author of: A Financial Tail of Two Cities The Australian Financial Sector: A Story of Growth – 14th August 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 1-13)
Jon HallidayName:  Jon Halliday Bio: Former Senior Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College, University of London and co-author of Mao: The Unknown Story Writing About Mao This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.3-4 in 2005 (pages 93-101) Born in Yibin, …
Jean FoleyName:  Jean Foley Bio:  Detention without Crime – Reactions of Quarantines People in the 19th Century This speech was published in Vol 7 No. 4 of the Sydney Papers in 1995,  (p. 43-51)
Michael OndaatjeName:  Michael Ondaatje Bio:  Running in the Family – Novels, Films and Nations – 8th March 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 9-25)
Peter BeinartName:  Peter Beinart Bio: Editor-at-large The New Republic;, Author of The Good Fight [MUP,2007] The Good Fight: Why in the United States, only left-liberals can win the war on terror – 21st August 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Eileen PittawayName:  Eileen Pittaway Bio: Director of the Centre for Refugee Research at the University of New South Wales Refugees and the UN – 26th July 2005 Refugee Women at Risk – Evaluating a UN Program This speech was printed in Sydney …
Catherine FoxName:  Catherine Fox Bio:  Better than Sex? – A Generation Hooked on Work – 28th July 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 128-133)
John O’NeillName:  John O’Neill Bio: Managing Director of the State Bank of N.S.W Privatisation and The State Bank of New South Wales – 3rd September 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.3 in 1991 (pages 88-94)
Scott PrasserName: Dr Scott Prasser Bio: Senior Lecturer, Management, University of the Sunshine Coast Democracy and Local Government – The Queensland Experiment – 2nd October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 83-92)
Linda BartolomeiName:  Linda Bartolomei Bio: Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Refugee Research Refugee Women at Risk – Evaluating a UN Program This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.3-4 in 2005 (pages 109-113) Dr Eileen Pittaway is the Director …
James FranklinName:  James Franklin Bio:  Remembering Professor John Anderson – 10th March 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 41-48)
Norm OrnsteinName:  Norm Ornstein Bio:  Contemporary US Politics in the Lead Up to the 2004 Election – 11th August 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 (pages 9-18)
Glenn StevensName:  Glenn Stevens Bio: Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Central Bank Communication – 11th December 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 75-84)
Kim BeazleyName: The Hon Kim Beazley Bio: Australian Ambassador to the United States Leadership in the National Interest – 24th July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 123-133) Topic to be announced – 4th August 2005 …
Derek FreemanName:  Derek Freeman Bio: Academic & Critic of Margaret Mead as portrayed in David Williamson’s play Heretic Reflections of a Herectic – 9th July 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.3 in 1996 (pages 84-92)
Milton OsborneName:  Milton Osborne Bio: Former diplomat & author specialising in South-East Phnom Penh: Yesterday and Today – 3rd June 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 25-34) Water Politics and the Mekong: China’s Dams and …
Salim JoubranName: Justice Salim Joubran Bio: Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel The Role of Israel’s Supreme Court – 15th August 2007
Keith WindschuttleName:  Keith Windschuttle Bio: Historian and author of, most recently, The White Australia Policy [Macleay Press, 2004] White Australia: Two Views – 7th June 2005 The Fabrication of Aboriginal History – 11th February 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Thomas FriedmanName:  Thomas Friedman Bio: Columnist for The New York Times. Author The World is Flat Globalisation – The Lexus and the Olive Tree – 1st September 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.4 in 1999 (pages 47-56) The …
Margaret O’SullivanName:  Margaret O’Sullivan Bio:  Archbishop Polding and the Catholic Church – Another View This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.4 in 1995 (pages 107-119)
Tessa WigneyName:  Tessa Wigney Bio: Black Dog Institute & Co-editor Journeys With The Black Dog Bringing Depression to Heel – 25th September 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 73-81)
Gwenda TavanName:  Gwenda Tavan Bio: Lecturer at LaTrobe University and author of The Long Slow Death of White Australia [Scribe, 2005] White Australia: Two Views – 7th June 2005 Long Slow Death of White Australia This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Masako FukuiName:  Masako Fukui Bio:  Where to? – Australia and Japan – 18th July 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 174-181)
Kin OungName:  Kin Oung Bio:  The Story Behind Who Killed Aung San? – 6th October 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 67-73)
Kay FerresName:  Kay Ferres Bio: Author, Who Profits from The Arts? Taking the Measure oF Culture, Currency House, 2007 Who Profits From the Arts? – 23rd October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 129-135)
Helen CoonanName:  Helen Coonan Bio:  “Safety in Numbers” – Tax Reform and the National Nest Egg – 27th February 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 145-156) The Senate – Safeguard or Handbrake on Democracy? …
Ticky FullertonName:  Ticky Fullerton Bio:  Water: Australia’s Challenge – 14th July 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.2 in 2003 (pages 112-124)
William OverholtName:  William Overholt Bio:  China: The Latest Asian Takeoff – 7th November 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.1 in 1995 (pages 89-102)
David AdairName:  David Adair Bio: Author, Who Profits from The Arts? Taking the Measure of Culture, Currency House, 2007 Who Profits From the Arts? – 23rd October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 129-135)
Susan GreenfieldName: Professor Susan Greenfield Bio: Advisor to Britain’s Social issues Research Centre, author of The Human Brain: A Guided Tour [Phoenix Press, 1998] and general editor or The Human Mind Explained [Cassell, 1996] The Future of the Brain – 24th August 2005 …
Anna FunderName:  Anna Funder Bio:  Stasiland: Writing a World Gone Wrong – 8th April 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 61-72)
Chris OxenbouldName:  Chris Oxenbould Bio:  The Sinking of HMAS Voyager: What Happened? – 14th May 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 99-102) The Royal Australian Navy and the Gulf Commitment – 11th February 1992 …
George PellName: Cardinal George Pell Bio: Catholic Archbishop of Sydney; Columnist & Author God & Caesar: Selected Essays on Religion, Politics and Society [Connor Court Publishing & Catholic University of America Press, 2007] Prospects for Peace and Rumours of War – 29th October …
Peter C DohertyName:  Peter C Doherty Bio: Awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine, 1996, Australian of the Year, 1997, author of The Beginner’s Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize – A Life in Science [MUP] A Beginner’s Guide to Winning the …
Ann GalballyName:  Ann Galbally Bio: Redmond Barry and the Anglo/Irish in Australia- Volume 8 No.1 Summer Redmond Barry and the Anglo-Irish in Australia – 21st November 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.1 in 1996 (pages 80-89)
John PalmerName:  John Palmer Bio:  Europe with Britain and Blair – 15th October 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.1 in 1998 (pages 1-10)
Mick KeeltyName:  Mick Keelty Bio: Commissioner, Australian Federal Police Terrorism: Policing’s New Paradigm – 29th January 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 95-106)
Michael SherradenName: Professor Michael Sherraden Bio: Director of the Center for Social Development at Washington University and author of Assets and the Poor: A New American Welfare Policy, 1991 Topic to be announced – 1st September 2005 Assets, Poverty and Public Policy This …
Antonella GambottoName:  Antonella Gambotto Bio: The Art of the Interview- Volume 7 No.1 Summer The Art of the Interview – 8th November 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.1 in 1995 (pages 104-113)
Mari PangestuName:  Mari Pangestu Bio:  The ASEAN Economics – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 57-66)
Steve FieldingName:  Steve Fielding Bio: Leader of the Family First Party The Clash of Economic Liberalism and Social Conservatism – 10th October 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 95-103)
Tom FrameName:  Tom Frame Bio: Author of The Life and Death of Harold Holt [Allen & Unwin/National Archives of Australia] Harold Holt: Why He Mattered – 6th September 2005 The Sinking of HMAS Voyager: What Happened? – 14th May 2004 This speech …
Boaz GanorName:  Boaz Ganor Bio:  The Changing Threat of International Terrorism – 19th June 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 43-52)
Valerie ParvName:  Valerie Parv Bio:  Sleeping With Subversives- The Appeal of the Romance Novel – 27th February 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 33-39)
Diane LangmoreName:  Diane Langmore Bio: General Editor, Australian Dictionary of Biography The Australian Dictionary of Biography: A National Asset – 13th November 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 23-32)
Tony AbbottName: The Hon. Tony Abbott MP Bio: Member for Warringah. Former Prime Minister of Australia. In Defence of Politics – 5th June 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.3 in 2007 Medicare’s Best Friend – 15th September 2004 This …
Ross GarnautName:  Ross Garnaut Bio: Headed a mission that visited South Africa at the request of the Prime Minister, Bob Hawke The Wool Report – 3rd September 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 13-22) Reflections …
Hugh PatrickName:  Hugh Patrick Bio:  The Japanese Economy – What Now? – 26th August 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.4 in 1998 (pages 93-99)
Peter KeelName:  Peter Keel Bio: Partner, Clayton Utz. co- author Reputation Matters: A Legal Guide to Risk Management in Corporate Communications (CCH, 2007) Managing Reputation – An Industry – 7th November 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in …
Joyce HarmerName: Major Joyce Harmer Bio: Salvation Army Major, former Court Chaplain at the Sydney Downing Centre and magistrates courts An Angel in the Court – Book Launch This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.3-4 in 2005 (pages 191-194) For nearly …
Helen GarnerName:  Helen Garner Bio: Author of The First Stone [1995] The Fate of The First Stone This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.4 in 1995 (pages 31-42)
Marise PayneName: Senator The Hon Marise Payne Bio: Minister for Defence Liberals and the Future: Three perspectives – 4th March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 157-174) Timor – East and West – 29th February 2000 …
Norman LucasName:  Norman Lucas Bio: Partner, Clayton Utz Co-Author “Reputation Matters: A Legal Guide to Risk Management in Corporate Communications” (CCH, 2007) Managing Reputation – An Industry – 7th November 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 …
Margo KingstonName:  Margo Kingston Bio: Political commentator for The Sydney Morning Herald online and author of Not Happy, John! The Left: Two Views – 16th April 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 162-168) Pauline Hanson …
Harry GelberName:  Harry Gelber Bio: Scholar of History and Political Science; author The Dragon and the Foreign Devils: China and the World, 1100 B.C. to the Present China’s Economic Problems: Implications for China’s foreign policy – 3rd December 2007 This speech was …
Graeme PearmanName:  Graeme Pearman Bio:  Climate Change – Solutions for Australia – 5th July 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 63-69)
Michael LedeenName:  Michael Ledeen Bio: Freedom Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Author The War against the Terror Masters The Iranian Time-Bomb – 27th November 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 57-64) The War Against the Terror …
Nick Greiner
Nikki Gemmell
Noel PearsonName:  Noel Pearson Bio:  Mabo and the Federal Election Campaign – 20th February 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 22-32)
David MorganName: Mr David Morgan Bio: Chief Executive Officer and Managing DIrector, Westpac Banking Coporation Reflections on a Life in the Economic Fast Lane – 22nd January 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 85-94)
Frank WelshName:  Frank Welsh Bio: British historian Frank Welsh is the author of Great Southern Land: A New History of Australia (Penguin 2004) which is the first substantial history of Australia to be written by a non-Australian. In the introduction to Great …
Jennie GeorgeName:  Jennie George Bio:  Future Challenges for the Union Movement – 10th April 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 72-79)
David PeningtonName:  David Penington Bio: Chairman, Vic Premier’s Drug Advisory Council Crime, Drugs and Society This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.4 in 1997 (pages 69-98)
George MegalogenisName:  George Megalogenis Bio: Journalist, The Australian & author The Longest Decade [revised edition 2010] Election 2010 and Beyond – 15th December 2010 Mining, the Super Profits Tax and the Australian Economy – 22nd June 2010 Politics: Post the Howard Governenment …
Yuli IsmartonoName:  Yuli Ismartono Bio: Executive Director of Tempo Magazine, well-known professional in the fields of public affairs and journalism Australia-Indonesia Relations This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.4 in 2004 (pages 29-37) Yuli Ismartono, executive editor of Tempo magazine …
Petro GeorgiouName:  Petro Georgiou Bio: Former State Director of Victorian Liberal Party Scapegoating Multiculturalism: The Complexities of the Identity Debate – 3rd March 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.2 in 1999 (pages 21-28)
Rupert Pennant-ReaName:  Rupert Pennant-Rea Bio: Editor in Chief of The Economist European Immigration and The Rise of the Far Right – 3rd September 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 (pages 84-91) Developments in Eastern Europe and …
Arthur SinodinosName:  Arthur Sinodinos Bio: Economist & Former chief-of-staff to John Howard Politics: Post the Howard Governenment – 5th February 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 107-124)
Ann MillarName:  Ann Millar Bio: Editor of The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate. Why the Senate? – 17th October 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.4 in 2000 (pages 131-142) The Australian Senate: From the Depression to the …
Paul GildingName:  Paul Gilding Bio:  Single Bottom Line Sustainability – 25th June 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 53-62)
Kerryn PhelpsName:  Kerryn Phelps Bio: President of the AMA (NSW) The Future of Medicine in Australia – 24th February 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 40-54) Hospital Crisis – Who Cares? – 17th April 2000 …
Doug KirsnerName: Prof Doug Kirsner Bio: Deakin University Reforming the ABC – It’s not Just About Money – 1st April 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages 65-88)
Julia Baird
Stephen O’DohertyName:  Steven O’Doherty Bio:  What Should Our Children Read? – 22nd July 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.3 in 1997 (pages 108-127)
Tom PickeringName:  Tom Pickering Bio:  Understanding the New America – A US Global Perspective – 1st March 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 23-30)
Paul ClearyName:  Paul Cleary Bio: Senior writer, The Australian & author, The Men Who Came out of The Ground Timor 1942 – Australia’s Special Commando Campaign – 17th August 2010 East Timor: What’s Wrong – 18th March 2008 This speech was printed …
Marion LeName:  Marion Le Bio: Migration agent and advocate for many who have claimed asylum while remaining in detention. Advancing the Asylum Seeker Cause – A Case for Pragmatism This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.4 in 2004 (pages 83-93)
Julia GillardName: The Hon. Julia Gillard MP Bio: Prime Minister of Australia 2010-2013 The Economics of Social Inclusion – 12th July 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.3 in 2007 Courage, Convictions and the Community in the Next Ten Years …
Leanne PiggottName:  Leanne Piggott Bio:  Security and Legitimacy: Managing the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – 2nd March 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 31-40)
Peter CochraneName:  Peter Cochrane Bio: Author Colonial Ambitions: Foundations of Australian Democracy [MUP, 2007] Early Colonial Society: Bligh and Wentworth – 11th March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages 7-18)
Alan GillName:  Alan Gill Bio: Author of Interrupted Journeys – Young Refugees from Hitler’s Reich [Simon&Schuster] Orphans of the Empire – Child Migration to Australia – 31st March 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.2 in 1998 (pages 88-94) …
Virginia GinnaneName:  Virginia Ginnane Bio:  Egalitarian Australia – Then and Now – 6th February 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 in 2001 (pages 133-138)
Margaret PiperName:  Margaret Piper Bio: Executive Director of the Refugee Council of Australia Australia’s Refugee Policy – 4th April 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.2 in 2000 (pages 79-88)
Gerry ConnollyName:  Gerry Connolly Bio: Comedian & Actor Growing Old (Dis)gracefully – 9th April 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages 103-116)
Ruth RackName:  Ruth Rack Bio: Author of The Book of Ruth [Southern Highlands Publishers] Young Refugees from Hitler’s Germany This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.4 in 2004 (pages 102-106)
Geoff GiudiceName:  Geoff Giudice Bio:  Our Industrial Relations System – What Makes it Unique? – 12th February 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 113-121)
Daniel PipesName:  Daniel Pipes Bio: Director, Middle East Forum; Author and Analyst Changes in Radical Islam – 5th November 2009 The War on Terrorism: An Update – 8th February 2005 Is Islam A Threat? – 28th November 1998 This speech was printed …
Margaret FinkName:  Margaret Fink Bio: Film Producer Growing Old (Dis)gracefully – 9th April 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages 103-116)
Peter RodgersName:  Peter Rodgers Bio: Former Australian Ambassador to Israel and author of Herzl’s Nightmare; one land, two people [Scribe] Israel and Palestine: Herzl’s Nightmare This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.4 in 2004 (pages 109-115)
Nathan GlazerName:  Nathan Glazer Bio: Professor of Sociology and Education at Harvard University The Education Debate in The USA – 2nd August 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 9-16)
Tanya Plibersek
Herb KeinonName:  Herb Keinon Bio: Diplomatic Correspondent, Jerusalem Post Trials and Tribulations of Life in Israel – 18th February 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 135-148)
Leon KieresName:  Leon Kieres Bio: President of the Institute of National Rememberance Poland’s National Memory: Nazism and Communism This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.4 in 2004 (pages 117-122)
Murray GleesonName:  Murray Gleeson Bio: High Court Chief Justice The National Judiciary – 9th June 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 25-32) Legal Oil and Political Vinegar – 16th March 1999 This speech was printed …
Richard PrattName:  Richard Pratt Bio:  Philanthropy – 28th July 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.4 in 1998 (pages 27-31)
Elly SparkName:  Elly Spark Bio: Senior Meteorologist, NSW Regional Forecasting Centre The Weather Report – 12th February 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 125-134)
Dennis RichardsonName:  Dennis Richardson Bio: Australian ambassador to the United States and former Director General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO). The US And Australia – 20th August 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages …
Alan GoldName:  Alan Gold Bio:  Gold on the Internet – 16th April 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 80-91)
Steve PrattName:  Steve Pratt Bio:  Duty of Care – Paying the Price – 10th October 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.4 in 2000 (pages 117-130)
Meg MunnName:  Meg Munn Bio: U.K. Foreign Minister for South East Asia and the Pacific
Peter DebnamName:  Peter Debnam MP Bio: NSW Liberal Leader My Vision for New South Wales – 11th October 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in 2007 (pages 52-63)
Gerrit GongName:  Gerrit Gong Bio: Director of Asian Studies at Centre for Strategic Studies East Asia in Change: Implications for Australian-US Relations – 5th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 77-84)
John PrescottName:  John Prescott Bio:  Britain and the Global Issues – 4th December 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 69-78)
Ene ErgmaName: Dr Ene Ergma Bio: Speaker of the Estonian Parliament Estonia: From Soviet occupation to e-government in the European Union – 10th March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages 1-6)
Michael L’EstrangeName:  Michael L’Estrange Bio: Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Continuity and Change In the Pusuit of Australia’s National Interests – 6th July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 73-83)
Kevan GosperName:  Kevan Gosper Bio: Chairman and Chief Executive of Shell Australia Business and the Gulf Crisis – 5th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 125-128)
David Pryce-JonesName:  David Pryce-Jones Bio: Author of The Hungarian Revolution, The Face of Defeat, Paris in The Third Reich and his most recent and timely The Closed Circle The Iraqi Campaign – The Political Consequences for the Arab World – 6th August …
John HatzistergosName: The Hon John Hatzistergos MLC Bio: N.S.W. Attorney General and Minister for Justice & Minister for Industrial Relations The Wrong Answer to the Wrong Question: The Charter of Rights and Abuses of Overcentralised Power – 22nd June 2009 A Charter of …
Julie OwensName:  Julie Owens Bio: ALP Member for Parramatta, NSW Can the West be Won Again? Labor and Sydney’s Western Suburbs – 3rd July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 61-70)
David GossName:  David Goss Bio: Former Australian High Commissioner in Nairobi, Now Deputy Australian High Commissioner, London The Horn of Africa – 30th November 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.1 in 1993 (pages 88-95) Winds of Change in …
Christopher PuplickName:  Christopher Puplick Bio:  The Party’s Over: The Future of the Liberals – 3rd August 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 108-120)
Matt BaiName:  Matt Bai Bio: National Political Columnist for Yahoo News The Web and the next US President – political movements in the Internet Age – 23rd June 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 95-104)
Mark LeiblerName:  Mark Leibler Bio: Co-Chair, Reconciliation Australia Reaching Reconciliation: A Journey for all Australians – 29th May 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 9-17)
Ainsley GottoName:  Ainsley Gotto Bio:  John Gorton – His Way – 19th May 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 42-47)
Leah PurcellName:  Leah Purcell Bio:  Black Chicks Talking – 4th July 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 87-98)
Peter BalakianName: Prof Peter Balakian Bio: Author The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response [HarperCollins, 2003] & Black Dog of Fate: An American Son Uncovers His Armenian Past [BasicBooks, 1997] The World’s Response to the Armenian Genocide – 21st April 2008 …
Morris IemmaName: The Hon Morris Iemma Bio:  Civilizing Capital – Fairness for All – 25th May 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 1-7) The long serving Premier of New South Wales Bob Carr announced he …
Michael GovrinName:  Michael Govrin Bio:  The Case of The Jewish Biography – 15th August 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 19-30)
Christopher PyneName: THE HON. Christopher Pyne MP Bio: Member for Sturt Liberals and the Future: Three perspectives – 4th March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.1 in 2008 (pages 157-174) Politics and the Young – 15th April 2002 This …
Sue GordonName: Dr Sue Gordon Bio: Chair, Northern Territory Emergency Response Taskforce, Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs The Northern Territory Emergency Response: A Reflection – 10th June 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages …
Linda JaivinName:  Linda Jaivin Bio: Author – most recently of The Infernal Optimist [2006] The Writer as Cross Dresser – 3rd May 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.2 in 2006 (pages 181-187) Mandatory Detention – What Australians Don’t …
Pru GowardName: The Hon. Pru Goward MP Bio: Minister for Family and Community Services, and Minister for Women Reforming the ABC – It’s not Just About Money – 1st April 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 (pages …
John QuigginName:  John Quiggin Bio:  Foreign Investment: What is at Stake? – 3rd April 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 109-112)
Hilary CharlesworthName: Prof Hilary Charlesworth Bio: Professor of International Law and Human Rights in the Faculty of Law, ANU; Director of the Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ), ANU Democratic objections to bills of rights – 21st July 2008 This speech was …
Andrew RobbName: The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP Bio: Shadow Minister for Finance & Debt Reduction Dealing with Debt and Rebuilding Resilience – 2nd June 2010 Uranium Sales to India: A strategic imperative – 31st March 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Peter GrationName:  Peter Gration Bio: Head of the Australian Defence Force Challenges to Australian Defence Force – 2nd June 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.3 in 1992 (pages 92-98)
Michael QuinlanName:  Michael Quinlan Bio: Top Official in the British Ministry of Defence The Future of European Defence – 25th September 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.1 in 1992
Kamal NathName: The Hon Kamal Nath Bio: Minister for Commerce & Industry, Government of India; Author India’s Century: The Age of Entrepreneurship In the World’s Biggest Democracy [MacGraw Hill, 2008] India’s Century – 19th May 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Moreen DeeName:  Moreen Dee Bio: Author, Not a Matter for Negotiation [DFAT, 2005] Australia and Malaysia: Confrontation and the Politics of the 1960s – 18th April 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.2 in 2006
Michelle GrattanName:  Michelle Grattan Bio: Chief of the Australian Defence Force Back on the Wool Track: In the Footsteps of C.E.W. Bean – 12th July 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 90-97) The Rocky Road …
John Ralston SaulName:  John Ralston Saul Bio:  Canada and Australia: The Differences – 2nd June 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 1-14) Power in The Modern State: Corporation Over Democracy – 20th March 1997 This …
Robert McClellandName: The Hon. Robert McClelland MP Bio: Attorney General National legal reform to meet the economic challenges of the 21st century – 30th July 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 159-166)
John HirstName:  John Hirst Bio: Academic and Author, Sense and Nonsense in Australian History [Black Inc. 2006] In the Middle of the History Wars – 19th June 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 51-58)
Gary GrayName:  Gary Gray Bio: National Secretary, Australian Labor Party Election 2001 – 30th January 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 in 2001 (pages 109-116) Labor and the 1996 Federal Election – 18th June 1996 This speech was …
Vera RankiName:  Vera Ranki Bio: Author The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion- Jewish Nationalism in Hungary Hungary, Jews and Nationalism – The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion – 19th July 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 …
Greig GaileyName: Mr. Greig Gailey Bio: President, Business Council of Australia The Great Climate-change debate – 27th August 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 189-195)
Malcolm FraserName:  Malcolm Fraser Bio: Prime Minister of Australia 1975-1983 Remembering Robert Menzies – 17th July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 103-109)
Robert GrayName:  Robert Gray Bio: Poets & editors of Australian Poetry Since 1788 [NewSouth Publishing] Family Stories: A Problem for the Biographer – 14th December 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.2 in 1994 (pages 21-29)
Aviezer RavitzkyName:  Aviezer Ravitzky Bio: Israeli Society After Prime Minister Rabin’s Assassination- Volume 8 No.2 Autumn Israeli Society After Prime Minister Rabin’s Assassination – 16th February 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 15-21)
Patricia McNerneyName:  Patricia McNerney Bio: US Department of State’s Acting Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation United States Government Nonproliferation Priorities and Asia – 1st July 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 105-116)
Paul O’SullivanName:  Paul O’Sullivan Bio: Director-General of Security, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) Spy Fiction : Then and Now – 4th September 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol. 20 No. 4 (pages 13 – 26) 9/11 Five Years Later: …
Antony GreenName:  Antony Green Bio:  2004 – The Political Outlook – 20th January 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 57-69) Election 2001 – 30th January 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 …
Moira RaynerName:  Moira Rayner Bio:  Power and the Judiciary: All For One or One For All? – 8th April 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.2 in 1997 (pages 96-108)
Paul Davey
Cassandra PybusName:  Cassandra Pybus Bio: Academic and author, most recently of Black Founders: the unknown story of Australia’s first black settlers [2006] Race Relations and Early Australian Settlement – 14th June 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in …
Douglas GreenbergName:  Douglas Greenberg Bio:  Henry’s Harmonica – Memory and History in a Genocidal World – 19th November 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 175-196)
Roy ReeveName:  Roy Reeve Bio:  The British in Northern Island – 3rd March 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.2 in 1992 (pages 67-73)
Nikki WilliamsName: Dr Nikki Williams Bio: Chief Executive Officer, Australian Coal Association Coal and Climate Change – How We Can Have Our Cake and Eat it too – 23rd July 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages …
Martin KramerName:  Martin Kramer Bio: Author; Wexler-Fromer Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and an authority on contemporary Islam and Arab politics Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran: The Challenges for Israel and the West – 6th June 2006 This speech was …
Bob GregoryName:  Bob Gregory Bio: Australian National University Australia’s Aging Population – Some Answers – 4th November 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 135-139) Unemployment: What To Do? – 2nd August 1994 This speech was …
Peter ReithName:  Peter Reith Bio: Minister for Industrial Relations Real Reform: The Government’s Industrial Relations Agenda – 15th May 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.3 in 1996 (pages 1-13)
Malcolm PrentisName:  Malcolm Prentis Bio: Associate Professor, School of Arts and Sciences, ACU; Author, The Scots in Australia [UNSW Press, 2008] Scottish Settlement and Australia – 6th August 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 167-176)
Elizabeth FletcherName:  Elizabeth Fletcher Bio: Author, Women in the Bible De-Coding the Da Vinci Code – 7th June 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 29-37)
Kathryn GreinerName:  Kathryn Greiner Bio:  Shaping the future: a Vision for Sydney This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.3 (pages 91-96)
Henry ReynoldsName:  Henry Reynolds Bio:  “What’s All This Aboriginal Sovereignty?” This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.2 in 1996 (pages 9-13)
Anthony AlbaneseName: The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP Bio: Shadow Minister for Infrastructure & Transport, Cities & Tourism National Leadership in Infrastructure and Transport Reform – 10th September 2008 This speech was printed in The Sydney Papers Vol. 20 No. 4 (pages 35-43)
Julie BishopName: The Hon Julie Bishop Bio: Deputy Opposition Leader, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Shadow Minister for Trade Freedom and Prosperity : The Liberal Party’s Legacy – 2nd March 2009 Science and Innovation – Big Science, Big Picutre – 19th July …
Richard GrenierName:  Richard Greiner Bio: Cultural Historian and Author of Capturing the Culture: Film, Art, and Politics Does Madonna Yodel? Pop Culture’s Role in Disseminating American Values – 8th September 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 …
Mike RichardsName:  Mike Richards Bio:  Ronald Ryan and Ned Kelly – 20th March 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 30-41)
Lisa PryorName:  Lisa Pryor Bio: SMH Columnist and Author Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½The Pinstriped PrisonÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½ [Picador 2008] Over-achieving and Self-loathing in Corporate Australia – 8th September 2008 This speech was printed in The Sydney Papers Vol. 20 No. 4, 2008 (p. 27 – 34)
Isabel KershnerName:  Isabel Kershner Bio: Associate Middle East Editor, The Jerusalem Report Israel and the Palestinians: Where to Next? – 2nd August 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 135-143)
Kate GrenvilleName:  Kate Grenville Bio:  Secret River- Secret History? – 15th November 2005 The Making of Dark Places – 7th December 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.1 in 1995 (pages 1-7) Making Making Stories – 27th July …
Andrew RiemerName:  Andrew Riemer Bio:  The Gift of Evil: Who Owns Property stolen in Times of War – 3rd February 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.2 in 1998 (pages 1-11)
Christine MilneName: Senator Christine Milne Bio: Leader of The Greens The Greens, Balance of Power, and Australia’s Emissions Trading Plans – 27th October 2008 This speech was printed in The Sydney Papers Vol. 20 No. 4 in 2008 (pages 87-97)
David BurchellName:  David Burchell Bio: Author, Senior Lecturer, University of Western Sydney Can the West be Won Again? Labor and Sydney’s Western Suburbs – 3rd July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 61-70)
Jeffrey GreyName: Dr Jeffrey Grey Bio: Military historian, most recently author of The War with the Ottoman Empire, Volume II John Monash – Two Views – 11th November 2008 Confrontation: Then and Now. – 7th August 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Peter RitchieName:  Peter Ritchie Bio: Managing Director of McDonald’s Australia Limited How to Train Australian Youth – 6th July 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992
Tim FischerName: The Hon. Tim Fischer AC Bio: Australian Ambassador-designate to the Holy See & former National Party leader The End of the Tyranny of Distance for Rural Australia – 19th March 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.2 in 1998 (pages …
Helen CaldicottName: Dr Helen Caldicott Bio: Author Nuclear Power is not the Answer to Global Warming or Anything Else[MUP] Nuclear Power – the Answer? – 11th July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 85-101)
James GriffinName:  James Griffin Bio:  John Wren – A Life Reconsidered – 16th March 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 49-54) Bougainville – Prospects for Resolution – 16th May 1995 This speech was printed …
Carl RobinsonName:  Carl Robinson Bio:  The Vietnam War – Time for a Revision of Views This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.3 in 1995 (pages 73-82)
Shaun BrownName:  Shaun Brown Bio: Managing Director, SBS Corporation Multicultural Society, Monocultural Media: SBS – more special than ever – 1st September 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 no.4 in 2008 (pages 1-12)
Greg HuntName: The Hon. Greg Hunt MP Bio: Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment & Heritage Nuclear Power – the Answer? – 11th July 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 85-101)
Alan GriffithsName:  Alan Griffiths Bio: Federal Minister for Tourism and Resources The Implied Covenant: Government and Industry Working Together in the 1990’s – 16th June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 35-41) Australia and Taiwan …
Marianne RobinsonName:  Marianne Robinson Bio:  The Super League Case – 4th March 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.2 in 1997 (pages 1-9)
Ann GenoveseName: Dr Ann Genovese Bio: Research Fellow, The Melbourne Law School History and the Judicial System – 7th October 2008 This speech was printed in the Sydney Papers Vol. 20 No. 4 (pages 55 – 68)
Sharan BurrowName:  Sharan Burrow Bio: President ACTU A Global Economy Needs Unions – 15th August 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 155-170) Whispers Outside the Boardroom Door – Making Working Australia’s Money Talk – 29th …
Wang GungwuName:  Wang Gungwu Bio: Vice-Chancellor, Hong Kong Unversity Australia’s Identity in Asia – 12th August 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 (pages 44-53)
Andrew RogersName:  Andrew Rogers Bio: Supplementary Speech from The Larry Adler Memorial Lecture 1991- Volume 4 No.1 Summer Legal Services: Marketing into the Asia-Pacific Region – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 21-28)
Michael Abrahams-SprodName: Dr Michael Abrahams-Sprod Bio: Author & Historian Broken Glass, Shattered Lives: The Relevance of the Reichskristallnacht Today – 10th November 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.4 in 2008 (pages 125-134)
Martin FergusonName: The Hon Martin Ferguson AM MP Bio: Minister for Resource & Energy; Minister for Tourism A New Age of Energy – 1st March 2010
Richard HallName:  Richard Hall Bio:  Urban and National Myths- Mosman, The Balkans and Secret Societies – 14th November 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.1 in 1996 (pages 72-79) The Controversy About the Rhones Scholar Spy – 30th …
Jim RolloName:  Jim Rollo Bio:  The Uruguay Round – A European Perspective – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 24-27)
John RiellyName:  John Rielly Bio: Visting Scholar, Roberta Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, Northwestern University The Foreign Policy of the New American Administration – 16th December 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.4 in 2005 (pages 199-208)
Clare O’Farrell
Sandra Hall
Claudia RosettName:  Claudia Rosett Bio: Editorial Page Editor: Asian Wall Street Journal Trade and Hong Kong/Taiwan/Southern China – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 46-50) Political and Economic Developments in the Asia-Pacific – …
Gabrielle GwytherName: Dr Gabrielle Gwyther Bio: Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Social Justice Social Change Research Centre Once Were Westies – 3rd December 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.4 in 2005 (pages 189-199)
Clive JamesName:  Clive James Bio:  Prelude to the Aftermath – The Media and Celebrity – 5th April 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.2 in 2006 (pages 145-157) Comments – East Asia and The Pacific – 5th February …
Stephen HallName:  Stephen Hall Bio: General Manager – Festival of Sydney What Business Can Learn from Arts – 7th August 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 16-25)
Dorothy RoweName:  Dorothy Rowe Bio:  Dealing with Mental and Physical Illness – 28th January 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 80-87) People and Nations – Their Need to Love and Hate – 26th February …
David BirdName:  David Bird Bio: Author, J.A. Lyons: The Tame Tasmanian Joseph Lyons: Two Views – 25th November 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.8 in 2008 (pages 171-187)
William ShawcrossName:  William Shawcross CVO Bio:  The US Britain and Australia – In the Age of Terrorism – 28th May 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 135-148) Deliver Us From Evil – 19th May …
Pamela WilliamsName:  Pamela Williams Bio:  Behind the Victory – 15th July 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.3 in 1997 (pages 99-107)
Nicola RoxonName: The Hon. Nicola Roxon Bio: Minister for Health and Ageing From Little Things Big Things Grow – 28th June 2010 Politics and the Young – 15th April 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 82-89)
David KirkName:  David Kirk Bio: Chief Executive Officer, Fairfax Media The Public Good, Public Companies, and the Future of Print Media and Quality Journalism – 14th October 2008
Kate JenningsName:  Kate Jennings Bio: Essayist, novelist, author of Trouble: Evolution of a radical, Stanley & Sophie [Random House, 2008] and Moral Hazard Trouble: the art of sticking your head above the parapet – 3rd August 2010 Notes from New York – …
Ian HancockName:  Ian Hancock Bio: Editorial Fellow, Australian Dictionary of Biography & author “Tom Hughes QC â�� A Cab on The Rank” The Whitlam Government, The Dismissal and all that: Four Views – 16th November 2005 John Gorton – His Way – …
Colin RubensteinName:  Colin Rubenstein Bio: Senior Lecturer in Politics at Monash University and Editorial Chairman of Australia/Israel Review What is Wrong with Multiculturalism? – 3rd December 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.1 in 1992 (pages 113-127) Is There …
Chris BowenName: The Hon Chris Bowen MP Bio: Shadow Treasurer and author of The Money Men Reclaiming Liberalism for the Left: Social Justice in the 21st Century – 18th November 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.4 in 2008 (pages 148-159)
Peter ColemanName:  Peter Coleman Bio: Former MP; Journalist & Author of Memoirs of a Slow Learner The Costello Memoirs – 1st October 2008 James McAuley: Two Views – 5th September 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 …
Max HarcourtName:  Max Harcourt Bio:  Democracy’s Crisis: Chronic but not Life Threatening – 4th June 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.2 in 1991 (pages 101-110)
Kevin RuddName: The Hon. Kevin Rudd MP Bio: Prime Minister of Australia Setting our Nation’s Sights for the Future – 17 April 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 in 2008 Fresh Ideas for the Future Economy: Confronting the Challenges of …
Warren MundineName:  Warren Mundine Bio: Chief Executive Officer, Native Title Services Corporation Indigenous Affairs – A New Conversation – 10th February 2009
Leonie KramerName: Dame Leonie Kramer Bio: Former Chancellor Sydney University; Editor, James McAuley: Poetry, Essays and Personal Commentary (QUP, 1988) & James McAuley, Collected Poems (Angus & Robertson, 1995) James McAuley: Two Views – 5th September 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Ann HardingName:  Ann Harding Bio:  Where for Welfare? – 5th June 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 68-77)
Philip RuddockName:  Philip Ruddock Bio:  A New Framework: Counter-Terrorism and the Rule of Law – 20th May 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 113-122) The 2001-2002 Migration Program – 16th May 2001 This speech …
Maxime VerhagenName: H.E Maxime Verhagen Bio: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Netherlands The Netherlands, Australia and the World – 20th January 2009
Carl GershmanName:  Carl Gershman Bio: President, The National Endowment for Democracy, Washington Responding to the New Backlash Against Democracy – 14th August 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 145-153)
Ratih HardjonoName:  Ratih Hardjono Bio: Journalist A White Tribe’s Journey From an Indonesian Point of View – 6th April 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 109-116)
Wan Run NanName:  Wan Run Nan Bio:  What Chance: Democracy in China? – 22nd April 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.3 in 1992 (pages 19-24)
Mark JohnsonName:  Mark Johnson Bio: Former Chairman, Macquarie Bank The World Financial Crisis: How Did It Happen? – 28th January 2009
Malcolm TurnbullName: The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP Bio: Prime Minister of Australia. Member for Wentworth. Launch of Anne Henderson’s ‘Enid Lyons – Leading Lady to a Nation’ – 20th June 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages …
Gary HardgraveName:  Gary Hardgrave Bio:  Australian Citizenship: Then and Now – 7th July 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 77-89)
David RussellName:  David Russell Bio:  Wik: The Aftermath – 14th October 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 130-143)
Timo Henckel
David DodgeName:  David Dodge Bio: Governor, Bank of Canada Prospering in Today’s Global Economy: Challenges for Open Economies such as Australia and Canada – 6th November 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.1 in 2007 (pages 108-115)
Mary HarneyName:  Mary Harney Bio: Deputy Prime Minister of Ireland, Leader of the Progressive Democrats Ireland and Australia in the Age of the Euro – 8th March 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.1 in 1999 (pages 125-134)
Peter RyanName:  Peter Ryan Bio:  Crime, Property and Society – 23rd September 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 84-103)
Margot O’NeillName:  Margot O’Neill Bio: ABC journalist; Author, Blind Conscience [UNSW Press, 2008] Beyond the Wire – Refugee Advocacy in Australia – 3rd February 2009
Leigh SalesName:  Leigh Sales Bio: ABC TV Journalist; Author, Detainee 002: The Case of David Hicks Detainee 002: The Case of David Hicks – 29th May 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.3 in 2007
Ian HarperName: Professor Ian Harper Bio: Chair, Independent Competition Policy Review Foreign Investment: What is at Stake? – 3rd April 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 109-112)
Susan RyanName:  Susan Ryan Bio: Executive Director, Plastics Industry Association Australia Without A Charter of Rights – Two Views – 4th May 2010 The Hawke Government – A Retrospective – 11th November 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 …
Joe TrippiName:  Joe Trippi Bio: United States Media Consultant/Campaign Manager; Author, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Democracy, the Internet and the Overthrow of Everything [HarperCollins] E-Campaigning in the Democratic Party – 24th February 2009
Mark AaronsName:  Mark Aarons Bio: Author, The Family File [Black Inc 2010] War Criminals – Where is the Justice – 18th September 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 103-114)
Catherine HarrisName:  Catherine Harris Bio:  Men, Women and Work – Time for a New Dialogue – 11th August 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.4 in 1998 (pages 51-58)
Pierre RyckmansName:  Pierre Ryckmans Bio: Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Sydney “Never Trust the Author” – Some Observations on the Experience of Fiction Writing – 22nd September 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 (pages 111-127)
Dai LeName:  Dai Le Bio: Community Relations Co-ordinator, NSW Liberal Party; former producer/broadcaster, ABC Radio National Journeys from Vietnam – 3rd March 2009
Rodney AdlerName:  Rodney Adler Bio: CEO of FAI Insurance Questions About Superannuation Investment – 29th January 1996 Investing in the Future – 5th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 129-133)
Ihab HassanName:  Ihab Hassan Bio: Writer and Teacher of Postmodernism Fundamentalism and Literature – 11th April 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007 Postmoderism: What Went Wrong? – 5th June 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Amin SaikalName:  Amin Saikal Bio:  Afghanistan, Iraq and the War on Terror – 1st May 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 79-90)
Quang LuuName:  Quang Luu A.O Bio: Board Director, Austcare; former Head SBS Radio Journeys from Vietnam – 3rd March 2009
Catherine AllenName:  Catherine Allen Bio: CEO- Banking Industry Technology Banking – The Future Dynamics – 1st October 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.1 in 1999 (pages 1-8)
Rita HauserName:  Rita Hauser Bio:  The United Nations – Overstretched and Out of Date? – 17th June 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 35-42)
David SalterName:  David Salter Bio:  Inside Media Watch – 24th March 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.2 in 1998 (pages 76-86)
Judith PughName:  Judith Pugh Bio: Author, Unstill Life: Art Politics and Living with Clifton Pugh [Allen & Unwin 2008] Clifton Pugh: Art and Politics in the 1970s – 10th March 2009
Janet AlbrechtsenName:  Janet Albrechtsen Bio:  The History Wars – 16th September 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 (pages 76-83)
Dallas HaydenName:  Dallas Hayden Bio:  Launching Education Johannah – 16th February 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.2 in 1995 (pages 44-52)
Imre SalusinszkyName:  Imre Salusinszky Bio:  The Left: Two Views – 16th April 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 162-168)
Greg GrowdenName:  Greg Growden Bio: SMH Sports writer & Author, Jack Fingleton: The Man Who Stood Up To Bradman [Allen & Unwin 2008] Remembering Jack Fingleton – 17th March 2009
Tariq AliName:  Tariq Ali Bio:  The Clash of Fundamentalisms – 3rd June 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 15-26)
Shirley HazzardName:  Shirley Hazzard Bio:  Bread and Circuses-Thought and Language in Decline – 13th August 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 28-35)
Graeme SamuelName:  Graeme Samuel AO Bio: Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission The ACCC and Current Issues: Mergers, Media and Telecommunications – 30th January 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007 Promoting Competition and Fair Trading – …
Mark LopezName:  Mark Lopez Bio: Author, The Little Black School Book [Connor Court, 2008] Teaching History – Two Views – 24th March 2009
Richard AlstonName:  Richard Alston Bio: Former Shadow Minister for Communications 21st Century Innovation in Australia – 23rd October 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.4 in 2000 (pages 143-154) Time for a Telecommunications Revolution – 12th February 1990 This …
Gillian HelfgottName:  Gillian Helfgott Bio:  My Life with David Helfgott – 28th January 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.1 in 1997 (pages 72-77)
John SandersonName:  John Sanderson Bio:  Peacekeeping in Cambodia – 8th February 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.2 in 1994 (pages 53-67)
Anna ClarkName:  Anna Clark Bio: Author, History’s Children: History wars in the classroom [UNSW Press, 2008] Teaching History – Two Views – 24th March 2009
Kym AndersonName:  Kym Anderson Bio:  GATT: Is it Still Relevant for Australia in the 1990’s – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 28-36)
Meredith HellicarName:  Meredith Hellicar Bio: Executive DIrector of the NSW Coal Association Australia’s Population: The Options – 31st May 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 34-42) Coal After Rio – Is There a Future? – …
Frank SartorName:  Frank Sartor Bio:  Relationships for Prosperity This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.3 in 1995 (pages 110-118)
Peter HartcherName:  Peter Hartcher Bio: Columnist SMH & author, Bubble Man: Alan Greenspan & the Missing $7 Trillion The Federal Election Campaign – What Happened? – 24th August 2010 Greenspan, Bush and Obama: Who’s responsible for the Global Financial Crisis – 15th …
John AndersonName:  John Anderson Bio: Leader of the National Party and Deputy Prime Minister Individualism, Democracy and the Debate we Have to Have – 21st July 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 108-117) Re-embracing the …
Mal HemmerlingName:  Mal Hemmerling Bio: Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games One Team, One Focus: The Olympic Games in 2000 – 17th September 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.4 in 1996 (pages 50-56)
Bill ScalesName:  Bill Scales Bio: Australia: A Nation in Transition- Volume 10 No.1 Summer Australia: A Nation in Transition – 8th December 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.1 in 1998 (pages 98-112)
Matthew LevittName: Dr Matthew Levitt Bio: Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism, Washington Institute Financing International Terrorism – 20th May 2009
Dewi AnggraeniName:  Dewi Anggraeni Bio:  Islam and the Afghanistan Crisis – Two Perspectives – 11th September 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 26-31)
Anne HendersonName:  Anne Henderson Bio: Deputy Director of Sydney Institute, most recent book Menzies At War (2014) and author, Joseph Lyons: The People’s Prime Minister (2011). Joseph Lyons: Two Views – 25th November 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.8 …
Thomas J SchneiderName:  Thomas J Schneider Bio:  The DNA Revolution – Does Privacy Matter? – 26th September 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 131-138)
Helen PringleName: Dr Helen Pringle Bio: Presiding Member, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW John Stuart Mill For Today – 26th May 2009
Gillian AppletonName:  Gillian Appleton Bio: Trustee of Royal Botanic Gardens, husband of Jim McClelland Jim McLeland: What Made Him Tick? – 28th November 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 in 2001 (pages 59-65)
Heather HendersonName:  Heather Henderson Bio: Heather Henderson is the daughter of Sir Robert Menzies, Editor of “Letters to My Daughter” and Author of “A Smile for My Parents” Launching Menzies’ Child – 14th October 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Leo SchofieldName:  Leo Schofield Bio:  The Accidental Melburnian This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.3 in 1995 (pages 83-90)
David GruenName: Dr David Gruen Bio: Executive Director, Macroeconomic Group, Australian Treasury Reflections on the Global Financial Crisis – 16th June 2009
Terrey ArcusName:  Terrey Arcus Bio:  Australian Business in Asia: Climbing the Mountains – 23rd June 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.3 in 1992 (pages 126-134)
Moya HendersonName:  Moya Henderson Bio:  Women Composing Music: Is it Different? – 9th December 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.1 in 1992 (pages 129-135)
Kerry SchottName:  Kerry Schott Bio:  Environmental Issues and Policy – The Role of Government and Business – 2nd September 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 (pages 49-63)
Fiona AllonName: Dr Fiona Allon Bio: Department of Gender & Cultural Studies, University of Sydney; Author, most recent Renovation Nation: Australia’s Obsession with Home [UNSW Press, 2008] Renovation Nation: our obsession with home – 13th May 2009
Paris AristotleName:  Paris Aristotle Bio:  Mandatory Detention – What Australians Don’t Know – 16th October 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 69-89)
Ann Henderson-SellersName:  Ann Henderson-Sellers Bio:  Australia, Science Policy and the Commercialisation of Ideas – 28th March 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 77-95)
Gordon ParkerName: Prof Gordon Parker Bio: Clinical psychiatrist & author, A Piece of My Mind Bringing Depression to Heel – 25th September 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.4 in 2007 (pages 73-81)
Ian Dunlop
David ArmstrongName:  David Armstrong Bio: Editor of The Australian and was part of a delegation of Australian journalists to visit Israel Israel Into the 1990’s – 24th July 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.2 in 1990 (pages 1-7)
Kate HenleyName:  Kate Henley Bio: Executive Director-Australian Association of National Advertisers Down Under’s Excessivley Regulated Media Industry – 16th April 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.2 in 1991 (pages 48-57)
Julianne SchultzName:  Julianne Schultz Bio:  Griffith Review – Launching Australia’s Newest Quarterly – 9th September 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.3-4 in 2003 (pages 64-74) Democracy, Accountability and the Media – 22nd September 1998 This speech was …
Ray EvansName:  Ray Evans Bio: Secretary, The Lavoisier Group Climate Change – Two Views – 30th June 2009
Diane ArmstrongName:  Diane Armstrong Bio:  Trauma and Memory in Australian History – 7th November 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 12-19)
Patricia HewittName:  Patricia Hewitt Bio:  Once an Australian – Reflections of a British Cabinet Minister – 15th July 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.3 in 2002 (pages 111-120)
Margaret ScottName:  Margaret Scott Bio:  Uncle Reg’s Bookcase – The World Through Books – 7th August 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.4 in 2000 (pages 41-46)
Kristin WilliamsonName:  Kristin Williamson Bio: Journalist and Author, David Williamson: Behind the Scenes [Penguin Books, March 2009] Topic to be announced – 12th May 2009
Bettina ArndtName:  Bettina Arndt Bio: Author, What Men Want In Bed [MUP, 2010], The Sex Diaries [MUP,2009] Man’s Best Friend – 5th October 2010 The Politics of Desire – 28th April 2009 Remembering Heinz and Ruth Arndt – 9th July 2007 This …
John HewsonName:  John Hewson Bio: Former Federal Opposition Leader After the Uruguay Round: Whither Adam Smith? – 4th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 105-114)
Margaret SearesName:  Margaret Seares Bio:  Why Human Rights Matter – 25th August 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.4 in 1999 (pages 31-35)
Nguyen Van CanhName: Dr Nguyen Van Canh Bio: Former Research Scholar, Hoover Institute for War Peace and Peace; Author Vietnam Under Communism, 1975-1982 [Hoover Press] Vietnam and China: The Spratly and Paracel Islands Dispute – 20th April 2009
Elsa AtkinName:  Elsa Atkin Bio:  A City That Works – 3rd September 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 77-79)
Robert HillName:  Robert Hill Bio: Minister for Environment Environmental Cringe? Recognition Abroad Not at Home – 10th February 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.1 in 2000 (pages 107-114) Multilateral or Bilateral? – 1st June 1993 This speech was …
Peta SeatonName:  Peta Seaton MP Bio: Shadow Minister for Finance and Energy; contributor on the Greiner government to The Worldly Art of Politics: Responsible Government in NSW[Federation Press] Governing New South Wales: The Wran and Greiner Years – 21st February 2007 This …
Paul HowesName:  Paul Howes Bio: National Secretary AWU & author of Confessions of a Faceless Man Campaign Diary of a Faceless Man – 11th November 2010 Energy Policy for Australia – 18th August 2009
Monica AttardName:  Monica Attard Bio:  Russia: Which Way Paradise? – 28th October 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.1 in 1998 (pages 114-119) Russia- An Update – 21st February 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 …
Fred HilmerName: Professor Fred Hilmer AO Bio: President and Vice Chancellor University of New South Wales; Former Chairman of Independent Inquiry into Competition Policy What’s wrong with microeconomic reform today? – 31st August 2010 The Fairfax Experience – 6th February 2007 This speech …
Zeev SegalName:  Zeev Segal Bio: Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University Freedom of the Press: An International Perspective – 23rd August 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.4 in 1996 (pages 1-7)
Tarek HeggyName:  Tarek Heggy Bio: Egyptian cultural commentator and freelance journalist; Author, Modern Management in the contemporary Arab Societies [2006]. Arab Culture and Modernity – 19th May 2009
Kirstyn AustinName:  Kirstyn Austin Bio: Co-Author ‘Injustice’ Injustice: A Case Study – 9th March 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.2 in 1999 (pages 41-43)
Francis HoName:  Francis Ho Bio: Assistant Director – General / Industry Department, Hong Kong Government Investing in Southern China – Hong Kong After 1997 – 9th November 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.1 in 1993 (pages 54-59)
Michael SextonName:  Michael Sexton SC Bio: NSW Solicitor General & author, “On the Edges of History” [Connor Court, 2015] The Whitlam Government, The Dismissal and all that: Four Views – 16th November 2005 Australia-US Relations: From Vietnam to George W Bush – …
Henry ErgasName:  Henry Ergas Bio: Professor of Infrastructure Economics, SMART Facility at University of Wollongong & Columnist, The Australian Telecommunications: The Way Forward – 10th June 2009
Kathy BailName:  Kathy Bail Bio: Editor Rolling Stones Magazine A Mate for Head of State – 18th January 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.2 in 2006 (pages 9-11) Australia’s relations with Britain carry a special bonf from a …
Joe HockeyName: His Excellency the Honourable Joe Hockey Bio: Australian Ambassador to the USA In Defence of God – 9th November 2009 Women and work – 16th April 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007 corporategovernance.com – 1st …
Greg SheridanName:  Greg Sheridan Bio: Foreign editor, The Australian, author When We Were Young & Foolish Inside the Australia-US Alliance – 12th September 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.3-4 in 2006 (pages 207-211) Remembering Bob Santamaria – 24th …
Paul FletcherName:  Paul Fletcher MP Bio: Minister for Urban Infrastructure Telecommunications: The Way Forward – 10th June 2009
Des BallName:  Des Ball Bio:  Vol 10 No 4 p.67 – 86 Australia’s KGB Network This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.4 in 2007 (pages 78-86)
Wolfgang HoffmanName:  Wolfgang Hoffman Bio: Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation Towards the End of Nuclear Testing – The CTBT and Australia – 5th March 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 …
Ann SherryName:  Ann Sherry Bio:  Beauty and the Beast – Women and Workplace Culture in the Finance Industry – 20th November 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.1 in 1997 (pages 28-35)
Ian PlimerName: Dr. Ian Plimer Bio: Professor, Geology & Geophysics, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide The Theology of Climate Change – 23rd June 2009
John BannonName:  John Bannon Bio:  The Premiers’ Fix on Federation: The Democratic Deal of 1895 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.4 in 1995 (pages 13-21) The Multi-Function Polls – 29th July 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney …
Dominique Hogan-DoranName:  Dominique Hogan-Doran Bio:  The End of Equality – 11th December 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 43-50)
Jonathan ShierName:  Jonathan Shier Bio:  The ABC – Unique Competition – 19th June 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 120-131)
Joel FitzgibbonName: The Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP Bio: Minister for Defence Topic to be announced – 21st May 2009
Mustafa BarghoutiName: Dr Mustafa Barghouti Bio:  The Middle East – A Palestinian View – 19th September 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.4 in 2002 (pages 29-38)
Sarah HoggName:  Sarah Hogg Bio:  International Trade and the Follow Up to the Uruguay Round – 17th February 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.2 in 1994 (pages 80-85)
Joel ShinName:  Joel Shin Bio:  Australia-US Relations: From Vietnam to George W Bush – 28th May 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 163-165)
Joseph HealyName:  Joseph Healy Bio: Group Executive Business Banking, National Australia Bank Australian Banks: Sinners or Saints? – 1st July 2009
David Barnett
Kim Hoggard
Jim ShortName:  Jim Short Bio:  A Short Analysis of Victoria’s Long-Term Problem – 10th March 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.2 in 1992 (pages 75-84)
Paul TwomeyName: Dr Paul Twomey Bio: President and Chief Executive Officer, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ([ICANN]) The Internet: Australia’s Role and Opportunities – 20th July 2009
Andrew BartlettName:  Andrew Bartlett Bio:  The Democrats, Public Policy and The Senate – 9th February 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 102-110)
Les HollingsName:  Les Hollings Bio: 
Laurie ShortName:  Laurie Short Bio: Was involved in the battle to dislodge the Communist Party from the Federated Ironworkers Union The Rise and Decline of the Trade Union Movement – 4th April 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.2 …
Colin BarnettName: The Hon Colin Barnett MEc MLA Bio: Premier of Western Australia; Minister for State Development Over the Nullarbor and Over the Horizon – 3rd September 2009
Jan BassettName:  Jan Bassett Bio: Author of Seizures of Youth: “The Sixties” and Australia Remembering the Sixties: – 27th April 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 129-135)
Martin HolmesName:  Martin Holmes Bio: Senior Research Fellow at Mansfield College The Thatcher Legacy and the Major Government: Radicalism or Consolidation – 22nd June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 43-51) Britain After Thatcher – …
Susanna ShortName:  Susanna Short Bio: Author of Laurie Short: A Political Life Writing The Laurie Short Biography – Confronting Left Wing Academic Mythology – 25th August 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.4 in 1992 (pages 74-82)
Andy PitmanName: Prof Andy Pitman Bio: Co-Director, Climate Change Research Centre, University of NSW Communicating Climate Science – 23rd September 2009
Robin BatterhamName:  Robin Batterham Bio:  Australia, Science Policy and the Commercialisation of Ideas – 28th March 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 77-95)
Donald HorneName:  Donald Horne Bio: Journalist. Author of The Lucky Country The Court of Sir Frank Packer – 6th June 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.3 in 2000 (pages 51-59) Remembering James McAuley – 22nd September 1999 This …
Sabam SiagianName:  Sabam Siagian Bio: Indonesian Ambassador to Australia Indonesia’s Foreign Policy and its Relations with Australia – 19th April 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.3 in 1994 (pages 52-68)
Margy OsmondName:  Margy Osmond Bio: CEO, Australian National Retail Association What’s Happening to Retail – 25th August 2009
John BattleName:  John Battle Bio: British Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (2000) The UK – The Third Way – 24th February 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.2 in 2000 (pages 1-4)
Jenny HockingName:  Jenny Hocking Bio:  The Impact of Terrorism – Two Views – 3rd February 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 88-95)
Peter SingerName:  Peter Singer Bio:  Ethical Lives – Two Views – 28th August 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 61-65)
Adam RotfeldName: Prof Adam Rotfeld Bio: Former Polish Foreign Affairs Minister; Co-Chairman of the Polish-Russian Group for Difficult Matters; Member, Advisory Board for the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament Poland and Russia – 28th September 2009
Peter BeattieName:  Peter Beattie Bio: Former Premier of Queensland Government and Business – The Challenges – 28th July 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.4 in 1999 (pages 1-6)
Paul HoulihanName:  Paul Houlihan Bio:  The Battle for Australia’s Waterfront This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.3 in 2000 (pages 107-110)
Marian SimmsName:  Marian Simms Bio:  1901 and Australian Settlement – 5th March 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 157-162) Election 2001 – 30th January 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 …
Gabrielle CareyName:  Gabrielle Carey Bio: Writer, most recently author of Waiting Room [Scribe]) In Trouble Again: The Perils of Memoir – 16th September 2009
Joan BeaumontName:  Joan Beaumont Bio: Author, Australia’s War 1939-45 Australia and the Second World War – 21st August 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.3 in 1996 (pages 130-137) Australia and the First World War – 19th April 1995 …
Helen HughesName:  Helen Hughes Bio:  Papua New Guinea Now – 23rd March 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.2 in 1992 (pages 99-105)
Margaret SimonsName:  Margaret Simons Bio: Author, Malcolm Fraser Ã�¢ï¿½ï¿½ The Political Memoirs The Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery: Insular, Intrusive, Indispensable? – 1st February 2006 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.18 No.2 in 2006 (pages 25-29) The Hindmarsh Island Affair and …
Elizabeth BroderickName:  Elizabeth Broderick Bio: Sex Discrimination Commissioner and Commissioner for Age Discrimination Board Representation: Balancing the Gender Mix – 5th August 2010 Accumulating Poverty: Women’s Experiences of Inequality Over the Life-cycle – 15th September 2009
Beryl BeaurepaireName:  Beryl Beaurepaire Bio: Former member of the Liberal Party Beryl Beaurepaire as Biography – 7th July 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 (pages 139-143)
Max HughesName:  Max Hughes Bio:  International Nuclear Issues – And Terrorism – 14th February 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 122-132)
Jeffrey SimpsonName:  Jeffrey Simpson Bio: National Affairs columnist, Canada�s Globe and Mail Minority Government – Canada and Australia – 18th November 2010 The Canadian Economy and the Separatist Movement – 4th December 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.1 …
David BlunkettName: RT. HON. David Blunkett Bio: MP for Sheffield/Brightside & former Cabinet Minister in Blair/Brown Government Unfettered Free Market Bad, Public Interest Good? Why hasn’t the global meltdown led to a resurgence of left of centre politics across the world? – 10th …
Yehuda BauerName:  Yehuda Bauer Bio:  Holocaust Denial: After the David Irving Trial – 13th April 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.1 in 2003 (pages 154-161)
Robin HughesName:  Robin Hughes Bio:  The History in Australian Lives – 2nd December 1996 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.1 in 1997 (pages 44-50)
Judith SloanName:  Judith Sloan Bio: Director, National Institute of Labour Studies The Role of Labour Market Reform in Achieving Economic Prosperity – 7th December 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.1 in 1993 (pages 108-119)
Sophie YorkName:  Sophie York Bio: Barrister and law lecturer; author Angels of Aceh [Allen & Unwin] Angels of Aceh – Australian Aid Abroad – 13th October 2009
Margaret BeazleyName:  Margaret Beazley Bio: Judge of the Court of Appeal in the Supreme Court (NSW) Judgment Making – 11th May 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 (pages 9-19)
Robert HunterName:  Robert Hunter Bio: Senior Adviser, RAND, Washington Office Globalisation, the US, Geopolitics and New Paternerships in the 21st Century – 7th July 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.3 in 2000 (pages 133-145)
Babette SmithName:  Babette Smith Bio: Writer/historian, author ‘Australia’s Birthstain, The Startling Legacy of the Convict Era’ [Allen & Unwin] No Fatal Shore – Re-envisaging Australian History – 27th May 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages …
Bridget Griffen-FoleyName:  Bridget Griffen-Foley Bio: Director, Centre for Media History, Macquarie University & author of Changing Stations: The Story of Australian Commercial Radio ‘Dial-in democracy’? Forty years of talkback, from Andrea to Kyle – 2nd December 2009 The Media and Politics in …
Noel BeddoeName:  Noel Beddoe Bio:  Aboriginal Education in NSW – Which Way Forward? – 1st June 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.3 in 1998 (pages 59-63)
Greg HywoodName:  Greg Hywood Bio:  American Experiences – 10th August 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 122-128)
David SmithName: Sir David Smith Bio: Official Secretary to Governors General from 1973-1990 and author of The Governor General, The Monarchy, The Republic and The Dismissal. A Mate for Head of State? – A Discussion – 24th January 2007 The Whitlam Government, The …
Kirsten McKenzieName: Dr Kirsten McKenzie Bio: Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University of Sydney; Author, A SwindlerÃ�¢ï¿½ï¿½s Progress: Nobles and Convicts in the Age of Liberty [UNSW Press, 2009] Early Australia: Nobles and Convicts in the Age of Liberty – 17th November 2009
Sharon BederName:  Sharon Beder Bio:  Selling the Work Ethic – 27th August 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 43-47)
Helen IrvingName: Dr Helen Irving Bio: Professor, Constitutional law, University of Sydney A Progress Report on the National Human Rights Consultation – 7th July 2009 Why Constitutions Matter to Women – 14th May 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.2 …
Stephen SmithName: The Hon Stephen Smith Bio: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Leader of the House A New Era of Engagement with the World – 19th August 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 177-188) Two …
Ziggy SwitkowskiName: Dr Ziggy Switkowski Bio: Chair, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation The Nuclear Echo post-Copenhagen – 1st December 2009
Ellen BeerworthName:  Ellen Beerworth Bio:  Product Liability: The Perils for Industry – 25th February 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.2 in 1992 (pages 59-65)
Ronald J HaysName:  Ronald J Hays Bio: Commander in Chief of US Pacific Forces 1985-1988 Alliances after the Cold War – 5th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages 153-158)
Tony SmithName:  Tony Smith MP Bio: Member for Casey Equality and Inequality – Two Views – 22nd July 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.15 No.2 in 2003 (pages 136-144)
Andrew TinkName:  Andrew Tink Bio: Former MLA and author most recently of Australia – 1901-2001
William BeerworthName:  William Beerworth Bio: Managing Director, Beerworth & Partners The New Tide of Corporate Legislation: Reform or Red Tape? – 20th April 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 117-127)
Wajiha AhmedName:  Wajiha Ahmed Bio: Lawyer & Commissioner, Community Relations Commission Pakistan – The Current Political Scene – 29th July 2008 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.20 No.3 in 2008 (pages 149-158)
Hadi SoesastroName:  Hadi Soesastro Bio:  In an address to The Sydney Institute on Thursday 24 August 1995, Hadi Soe s a s t ro, Executive Director of CSIS in Jakarta, reviewed the developing APEC process in the wake of the 1994 meeting in Eogor …
Ida LichterName:  Ida Lichter MD Bio: Sydney based psychiatrist and author, most recently, of The Secret Magic of Music Changes in Radical Islam – 5th November 2009
Sally BegbieName:  Sally Begbie Bio:  The Media after Lord Hutton’s Report – 23rd March 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.2 in 2004 (pages 55-78)
Peter JamesName:  Peter James Bio: Principal/Tempe High and Documentary Film Maker The School of Babel – Tempe High in Multicultural Australia – 12th July 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.4 in 1994 (pages 52-68)
Stephen SolarzName:  Stephen Solarz Bio:  Bill Clinton – Continuity or Change – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 71-80)
Ann McGrathName: Prof Ann McGrath Bio: Author and Director, Australian Centre for Indigenous History, ANU; co-author, How to Write History that People Want to Read [UNSW Press, 2009]) Writing Readable History – 28th October 2009
Coral BellName:  Coral Bell Bio:  Exits from Wars – 22nd June 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.3 in 2004 (pages 45-51)
David JenkinsName:  David Jenkins Bio: Sydney Morning Herald Columnist and Author of Battle Surface! Japan’s Submarine War Against Australia Indonesia and East Timor After 20 Years – 28th November 1995 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.8 No.1 in 1996 (pages …
John SpalvinsName:  John Spalvins Bio: Managing Director of The Adelaide Steamship Company Inaugral Larry Adler Memorial Lecture – 19th April 1990 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 110-119)
Emma TomName:  Emma Tom Bio: Columnist, The Australian; author, Attack of the 50 Foot Hormones
Tom BentleyName:  Tom Bentley Bio:  Morality versus Ideology – Will the Public Ever Trust Politicians Again? – 24th November 2003 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 11-18)
Wei JingshengName:  Wei Jingsheng Bio: Chinese dissident Why Human Rights Matter – 25th August 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.4 in 1999 (pages 31-35)
Mark SpencerName:  Mark Spencer Bio: Sydney dentist, diver and photographer Gallipoli’s National Secret: The Search for the AE2 – 11th November 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.1 in 1999 (pages 49-55)
Ric BattellinoName:  Ric Battellino Bio: Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Mining Booms and the Australian Economy – 23rd February 2010
Gladys Berejiklian
Rob JohnsonName:  Rob Johnson Bio:  Critic Critique Thyself: Media and Self-Delusion – 8th May 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 1-8)
Dale SpenderName:  Dale Spender Bio:  Australia’s Future – It’s Minds, Not Mines! – 11th May 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.3 in 1998 (pages 31-36)
Lavina LeeName: Dr. Lavina Lee Bio: Lecturer, Politics & International Relations, Macquarie University Why Australia should sell Uranium to India – 3rd March 2010
Tony BergName:  Tony Berg Bio: Chairman of the Business Council of Australia’s New Directions Task Force Avoiding Boom/Bust: Macro-economic Reform for a Globalised Economy – 25th October 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.1 in 2000 (pages 10-16)
Ron JohnstonName:  Ron Johnston Bio:  Australia, Science Policy and the Commercialisation of Ideas – 28th March 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 77-95)
Alice SpigelmanName:  Alice Spigelman Bio:  Harry Seidler – A Life – 10th April 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 120-130)
Miranda DevineName:  Miranda Devine Bio: Journalist & Sydney Morning Herald Columnist Older and Wiser – Remembering Frank Devine – 16th February 2010
Michael BerryName:  Michael Berry Bio:  NAFTA – The View From Canada – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 93-100)
Barry JonesName:  Barry Jones Bio:  Australia’s Population: The Options – 31st May 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 34-42)
John Shelby SpongName:  John Shelby Spong Bio:  Here I Stand: Spirituality in the 21st Century – 26th June 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 140-146)
Jonty Olliff-CooperName:  Jonty Olliff-Cooper Bio: Senior researcher; Head of Progressive Conservatism Project, Demos Progressive Conservatism in Contemporary Britain – 15th February 2010
Katherine BettsName:  Katherine Betts Bio:  Australia’s Population: The Options – 31st May 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 34-42)
Gwyn JonesName:  Gwyn Jones Bio:  The Future of Wales in Post 1992 Europe – 11th November 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.1 in 1992 (pages 55-61)
Tony StaleyName:  Tony Staley Bio:  Liberal Party Organisation in the 1990s This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No.4 in 1996 (pages 23-31)
Embesat KhanName:  Embesat Khan Bio: Member, Provincial Assembly Punjab from Pakistan Muslim League Pakistan Today – 21st January 2010
Bronwyn Bishop
Kerry JonesName:  Kerry Jones Bio: Executive Director: Australians for a Constitutional Monarchy An Australian Republic – Whither, Whether or Wither – 8th June 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 (pages 59-65)
Paul StenhouseName:  Paul Stenhouse Bio:  Here I Stand: Spirituality in the 21st Century – 26th June 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 140-146)
Stephen Holt
Roger BlakeName:  Roger Blake Bio: Canadian Consul-General Reflections Of A Canadian Down Under – 9th March 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 in 1993 (pages 73-81)
Peter JonsonName:  Peter Jonson Bio: Deputy Managing Director and Head of Research at James Capel The Case for an Independent Reserve Bank – 26th October 1989 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.1 No.1 in 1989 (pages 83-89)
Judie StephensName:  Judie Stephens Bio:  Protecting People – Tax Reform and the Impact of Structured Settlements – 14th February 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.2 in 2001 (pages 1-8)
Lucy Howard-TaylorName:  Lucy Howard-Taylor Bio: Author of Biting Anorexia, Finch 2009 Modern Girls and Anorexia – 9th March 2010
Neal BlewettName:  Neal Blewett Bio: Minister for Trade Negotiations Australian Prime Minsters – A Discussion – 22nd November 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.1 in 2001 (pages 41-56) APEC After The Singapore Meeting and The Uruguay Round – …
Amos JordanName:  Amos Jordan Bio: President of Pacific Forum CSIS Member of President Bush (Snr) Intelligence Oversight Board Resolution of the Gulf Crisis and it’s Aftermath – 5th February 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.1 in 1991 (pages …
Ludmila SternName:  Ludmilla Stern Bio:  Investigating War Crimes – A Language Problem   This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol 7. no. 3 in 1995 (pages 45-50)
Janda GoodingName: Dr Janda Gooding Bio: (Head of Photographs, Film and Sound and Multimedia Australian War Memorial and author of Gallipoli Revisited: In the Footsteps of Charles Bean and the Australian Historical Mission, Hardie Grant 2009) Revisiting Gallipoli – 20th April 2010
Anna BoothName:  Anna Booth Bio: Union Strategies in the 1990s- Volume 6 No.1 Summer Union Strategies in the 1990’s – 31st August 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 1-11)
Chris JordanName:  Chris Jordan Bio:  Tax Reform – What’s Next? – 21st August 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 31-36)
Meg StewartName:  Meg Stewart Bio:  Remembering Nancy Keesing This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.7 No3. in 1995 (pages 19-31)
Judith KeeneName: Prof Judith Keene Bio: Department of History, University of Sydney; Author, Treason on the Airwaves: Allied Broadcasters of Axis Radio in World War Two. [Praeger International, 2009)
Andrew BoltName:  Andrew Bolt Bio:  Honesty and the Issues – 11th February 2004 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.16 No.1 in 2004 (pages 122-138)
James JuppName:  James Jupp Bio: Director of the Centre for Immigration and Multicultural Studies – ANU The Australian People – 27th November 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.1 in 2002 (pages 49-56) The Future of Immigration – 14th …
Leonie StillName:  Leonie Still Bio: Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Uni of Western Sydney Where to From Here? Women in Management: The Cultural Dilemma – 22nd March 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.3 in 1994 (pages 1-12)
James CurranName: Dr James Curran Bio: Associate Professor, Department of History and the US Studies Centre & author (forthcoming) of Unholy Fury the US Alliance and the Whitlam-Nixon Crisis Nationhood Before Gough Whitlam: Australia in the 1960s – 18th May 2010
Susan BoydName:  Susan Boyd Bio: Australia’s Ambassador in Hanoi Fiji – Social and Political Upheaval – 30th April 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 119-130) Vietnam: The Communist Party Stocktake and What it Means for …
Sasha KabakovName:  Sasha Kabakov Bio:  The Future of the Soviet Union – 15th July 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.3 in 1991 (pages 9-13)
Iain StittName:  Iain Stitt Bio: Managing Partner Arthur Anderson’s 1992 Office in Brussells What Australian Businesses need to know about Europe after 1992 – 2nd May 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.2 in 1991 (pages 65-74)
Patricia AndersonName:  Patricia Anderson Bio: Art historian and critic and author of Robert Hughes: The Australian Years Robert Hughes – The Australian Years – 27th April 2010
Garry BrackName:  Garry Brack Bio:  Selling the Work Ethic – 27th August 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 43-47)
Nancy Linn-PattonName:  Nancy Linn-Patton Bio:  US-Australia, Hong Kong and Asia – 10th July 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.3 in 1997 (pages 90-98)
Andrew StoeckelName:  Andrew Stoeckel Bio: Should Australia Worry About Trade Blocs After the Uruguay Round?- Volume 5 No.2 Conference Trade Blocs after the Uruguay Round – Should Australia Worry – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 …
Chris EvansName: Sen. The Hon Chris Evans MP Bio: Minister for Immigration & Citizenship; Leader of the Government in the Senate Irregular Migration – The Global Challenge – 24th March 2010
Helen BradyName:  Helen Brady Bio:  The International Criminal Court – What’s the Future for War Criminals? – 5th September 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.4 in 2000 (pages 95-104)
Wu’er KaixiName:  Wu’er Kaixi Bio: Chinese Dissident China and the Democracy Movement – 18th December 1989 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.2 No.1 in 1990 (pages 11-17)
Natasha Stott DespojaName:  Natasha Stott Despoja Bio:  Leadership – 2nd October 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.4 in 2001 (pages 159-170) Getting Even – 2nd July 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 …
Margaret KellyName: Dr Margaret Kelly Bio: Senior Lecturer, Australian Law School, Macquarie University Australia Without A Charter of Rights – Two Views – 4th May 2010
Bob BreenName:  Bob Breen Bio:  Peace Keeping Lessons – The ADF in East Timor and Bouganville – 23rd May 2001 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.13 No.3 in 2001 (pages 24-33)
Eugene KamenkaName:  Eugene Kamenka Bio: Professor of History of Ideas Program at Australian National University Can Universities Survive – 26th May 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.4 in 1993 (pages 9-19) The Collapse of Marxism – 9th April …
Andrea StrettonName:  Andrea Stretton Bio:  Running in the Family – Novels, Films and Nations – 8th March 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 9-25)
Neville MeaneyName: Dr Neville Meaney Bio: Author and Associate Professor of History, Sydney University Did Australia Fight Other Peoples’ Wars? Australia and the World Crisis: 1914-1923 – 11th May 2010
Frank BrennanName: Professor Frank Brennan Bio: Lawyer & human rights advocate, author, most recently, of No Small Change: The Road to Recognition for Indigenous Australia A Progress Report on the National Human Rights Consultation – 7th July 2009 East Timor: What’s Wrong – …
Charles KaoName:  Charles Kao Bio: Vice Chancellor, Chinese University of Hong Kong The Progress of Technology-based Services and Industries in Hong Kong – 21st April 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.3 in 1994 (pages 70-78)
Anne SummersName:  Anne Summers Bio: Journalist and Author of a feminist classic Dammed Whores and God’s Police, The Lost Mother: A Story of Art and Love [MUP, 2009] Searching for the lost mother – the painting and the person – 21st July …
Stuart WardName: Prof Stuart Ward Bio: University of Copenhagen) co-authors of the forthcoming book The Unknown Nation: Australia After Empire [MUP] Nationhood Before Gough Whitlam: Australia in the 1960s – 18th May 2010
Judith BrettName: Dr Judith Brett Bio: academic & author Forgotten People & co-ed Ordinary People’s Lives [Pluto Press] Life in the Suburbs- and the Inner City – 22nd March 2007 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.19 No.2 in 2007 Australian Liberals …
Paul KarlstromName:  Paul Karlstrom Bio:  On the Edge of America: California Modernist Art and Culture – 12th March 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.2 in 1997 (pages 38-45)
Asher SusserName:  Asher Susser Bio: Head of the Moshe Dayan Centre for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University Current Developement in Israel & the Peace Process – 18th February 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.3 …
David GonskiName:  David Gonski AC Bio: Chancellor of UNSW, Chairman of ASX Ltd, Coca Cola Amatil Ltd and Investec Bank Australia Ltd Board Representation: Balancing the Gender Mix – 5th August 2010
Laurens Brinkhorst
Colm KearneyName:  Colm Kearney Bio: Professor of Finance and Economics (UTS) The Dangers of Deflation – 22nd June 1999 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.11 No.3 in 1999 (pages 105-111)
Robert SutterName:  Robert Sutter Bio:  Australia-US Relations: From Vietnam to George W Bush – 28th May 2002 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.14 No.2 in 2002 (pages 163-165)
Fiona NashName: Senator Fiona Nash Bio: Senator for NSW; Deputy Leader of the Nationals in the Senate 90 Not Out: The Nationals 1920-2010 – 15th July 2010
Katharine BrisbaneName:  Katharine Brisbane Bio:  Amusing Ourselves to Death: Press Criticism and Public Issues – 9th September 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.4 in 1997 (pages 60-71)
Annita KeatingName:  Annita Keating Bio: Book Launch of “From All Corners”- Volume 6 No.1 Summer From All Corners- Book Launch – 7th September 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.1 in 1994 (pages 25-29)
Trevor SykesName:  Trevor Sykes Bio: Editor-In-Chief of Australian Business and author of Two Centuries of Panic: A History of Corporate Collapses in Australia and Operation Dynasty: How Warwick Took John Fairfax Ltd. The Bold Riders: Will the Financial Maddness of the 1980’s …
Jennifer HewettName:  Jennifer Hewett Bio: National Affairs Correspondent, The Australian Mining, the Super Profits Tax and the Australian Economy – 22nd June 2010
Leon BrittanName:  Leon Brittan Bio:  The Future of Europe – 22nd June 1998 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.10 No.3 in 1998 (pages 97-102)
Paul KeatingName: The Hon Paul Keating Bio:  The Australian Media – 14th June 2000 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.12 No.3 in 2000 (pages 69-81) Launching Mary MacKillop’s Sisters – 18th February 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers …
Susie SymesName:  Susie Symes Bio:  Agriculture and the European Community – 1st June 1993 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.5 No.2 in 1993 (pages 81-84)
Lenore TaylorName:  Lenore Taylor Bio: National Affairs Correspondent, Sydney Morning Herald The Inside Story of the Rudd Government’s First Term – 20th July 2010
Jillian BroadbentName:  Jillian Broadbent Bio: Executive Vice President, Bankers Trust Australia What’s a Nice Girl LIke Me Doing in Derivatives – 5th July 1994 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.6 No.4 in 1994 (pages 44-50)
Kenneth KeithName:  Kenneth Keith Bio: President of New Zealand Law Commission. Constitutional Links between Australia and New Zealand – 2nd April 1991 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.3 No.2 in 1991 (pages 17-24)
Michael SzazName:  Michael Szaz Bio:  The Current Situation in Vietnam – 30th April 1992 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.4 No.3 in 1992 (pages 41-47)
David UrenName:  David Uren Bio: Economics Correspondent, The Australian The Inside Story of the Rudd Government’s First Term – 20th July 2010
Jenny BrockieName:  Jenny Brockie Bio:  Heart v Head: Journalism and the Audience – 18th March 1997 This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.9 No.2 in 1997 (pages 46-56)