Events

Fit for Service: Meeting the demands of the Asian middle class

Thu 20 April 2017
7:00 am - 8:45 am

Australia’s prosperity is built upon free, open markets and creative trade policy. At a time of mounting protectionist sentiment, our North Asian trade agreements open the door to increased service exports to the region’s rapidly growing middle class. But does Australia have what it takes to capitalise on these deals? Andrew Bragg, Director of Policy […]

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Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia with David Lee and Hon Ian Macfarlane

Wed 08 March 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mining and the Transformation of Australia tells a story that must be told and celebrated. This book puts the lie to the claim that mining is a sunset industry that is holding Australia back and celebrates it in all its complexity and success. Initially the bedrock on which Australia was built, mining went into a […]

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Making Australia Right - with James Allan, Nick Cater and Rebecca Weisser

Wed 01 February 2017
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Making Australia Right is a book of essays about what’s wrong with Australia and how to fix it written by people in a good position to know. It will be launched in Brisbane by former editor of the Australian, Nick Cater. Other speakers will be Professor James Allan and Rebecca Weisser. Click here to book. […]

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Launch of "Fragile Nation: Vulnerability, Resilience and Victimhood"

Mon 05 December 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Only in Australia is a collection of essays by prominent Australian thinkers charting the course of Australian Exceptionalism.

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Only in Australia: book launch

Wed 14 September 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Only in Australia is a collection of essays by prominent Australian thinkers charting the course of Australian Exceptionalism.

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Trump, Brexit and the Forgotten People

Fri 19 August 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Robert Menzies famously spoke of “the forgotten people” as the natural constituency of the centre-right. Today, in America and elsewhere, traditional centre-right parties face revolts from voters angry at political elites. Have the forgotten people been forgotten once more by an establishment remote from their everyday lives? American political analyst Henry Olsen explains the constituency […]

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Exclusive: Break Bread with Brendan O'Neil

Fri 19 August 2016
12:30 am - 2:30 am

Brendan O’Neill is a Marxist and a Libertarian whose views are read internationally and are likely to offend, educate and invigorate. Only 30 people can attend this function, so get in early.

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Worth Fighting For: Andrew Bolt book launch

Fri 05 August 2016
5:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Australia’s foremost conservative journalist is undoubtedly Andrew Bolt. Not only does he write multiple columns for Newscorp each week, but he maintains a punishing schedule of blog posts, as well as hosting a radio and television show. Andrew tackles issues that others are too afraid to mention. The details of the event are: Friday 5 […]

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Launch of Liberty at Risk

Tue 26 July 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Liberty at Risk: Tackling Today’s Political Problems is a compilation of twenty-three commentaries on current affairs from a libertarian perspective.

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The Libertarian Alternative - Book Launch with Chris Berg

Wed 22 June 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Chris Berg is a columnist with ABC’s The Drum and  is a senior fellow at the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. To book click here. Libertarianism – the philosophy of government that pairs free market economics with social liberalism – presents a vigorous challenge and viable political alternative to the old […]

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