Events

Fridays on Logan Road: Better Suburbs

Fri 06 March 2020
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Australia is a suburban nation, but too often the suburbs where most live, are neglected in favour of the centre, where a small urban elite lives and works. Joining us on Friday March the 6th, Ross Elliot, Chair of the Suburban Initiative Board of BCC, will be discussing the future of Brisbane’s suburbs. To book […]

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Ten Remarkable Australians: Book Launch

Fri 29 November 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Why does the Commonwealth government penalise states that raise more revenue by fully developing their mining industry?

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Campus Meltdown: Book Launch

Wed 30 October 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Why does the Commonwealth government penalise states that raise more revenue by fully developing their mining industry?

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Coal the Australian Story: Book Launch

Wed 09 October 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Why does the Commonwealth government penalise states that raise more revenue by fully developing their mining industry?

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Fifth Sir Thomas McIlwraith Lecture with Trevor St Baker

Wed 02 October 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“60 years reshaping the future of energy” Fifth Sir Thomas McIlwraith Lecture with Trevor St Baker AO. Join the Australian Institute for Progress over dinner for the fifth annual Sir Thomas McIlwraith Lecture, with guest speaker Trevor St Baker AO, on Wednesday evening October 2, 2019.  Trevor’s business life started as an engineer in the […]

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Fridays on Logan: The future of Hong Kong

Fri 06 September 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Why does the Commonwealth government penalise states that raise more revenue by fully developing their mining industry?

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Lonely Libertarian: Book Launch

Mon 26 August 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Why does the Commonwealth government penalise states that raise more revenue by fully developing their mining industry?

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Allocating Commonwealth funds: the golden handcuffs of federation

Thu 15 August 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Why does the Commonwealth government penalise states that raise more revenue by fully developing their mining industry?

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Queensland Budget and Beyond

Thu 18 July 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come to this analysis and networking event and join our panel of Professor Tony Makin (Griffith University), Gene Tunny (Adept Economics) and Natasha Doherty (Deloitte Access Economics), to discuss the recent state budget and alternative ways forward. Audience participation is encouraged, and we are looking forward to stimulating ideas and conversation that can guide businesses, […]

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Postmodernist Australia is an unholy mess

Tue 25 June 2019
12:00 am

Giles Auty has been described as “one of only four outstanding art critics in Britain in the past forty years” – Paul Johnson, The Spectator, February 17, 1996. He’ll be launching his latest book Postmodernist Australia – How to create an unholy mess in conversation with Graham Young. Auty argues that postmodernism is a Marxist movement which appeared […]

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