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Fiona McLeod is a Senior Counsel at the independent Bar in Australia practising in the areas of commercial and public law matters. She represented the Commonwealth of Australia in major cases including leading the legal team in the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, Queensland Floods Commission…Find out more »
There is still a great deal of truth telling to be told, and if we are to take seriously this need for telling the truth about our history, we must start at first principles. What if the sovereignty of the First Nations was recognised by European international…Find out more »
Australia’s culture is simultaneously ancient, highly contemporary, diverse, fearless, fresh and vital, witty and immersive. Our success as a nation has been primed in large part by our shared cultural inheritance, with all its richness, diversity and complexity, and its constant renewal by talented creative…Find out more »
Dr Stephen Duckett has held top operational and policy leadership positions in health care in Australia and Canada, including as Secretary of what is now the Commonwealth Department of Health. He has a reputation for creativity, evidence-based innovation, and reform in areas ranging from the…Find out more »
While we thought the world was working hard to eradicate a Global Pandemic, the world is going crazy. WOKE? What does that even mean? Cancel Culture and Political Correctness? What is going on? Join us on Friday afternoon from 5:00pm to talk about 'what in…Find out more »
Chip Le Grand is an Australian journalist who lives in Melbourne. He worked for 25 years for the national newspaper, The Australian, writing about national affairs, sport, politics and crime. In August 2019, he joined The Age newspaper as its chief reporter.Find out more »
In this book, visionary Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tom Siebel presents a penetrating examination of the new technologies that are disrupting business and government—and how organisations can harness them to transform into digital enterprises. The confluence of four technologies—elastic cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, and…Find out more »
Following the discussion with Rupert Myer about the central role of the arts in the nation’s recovery from COVID, Kate will speak with us about “A New Approach” (ANA), an independent arts and culture think tank. Kate Fielding has led ANA as CEO since its…Find out more »
While we thought the world was working hard to eradicate a Global Pandemic, the world is going crazy. What is going on? Join us on Friday afternoon from 5:00pm to talk about 'what in the world!"Find out more »
On this occasion, we will hear from two opinion leaders with differing views. At a time of initial universal condemnation of the US President, Tom Switzer, arguably Australia’s leading Conservative Writer, published in the Financial Review a piece arguing that President Biden made the correct…Find out more »