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Oct122017

Thought Leader Series event with the Hon Angus Taylor MP

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LIFE IN THE CITY: 
And how to make it even better 

A Thought Leader Series event with the Hon Angus Taylor MP 

Join us for our Thought Leader Series event with the Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation.

Australia’s middle class has been feeling the squeeze in recent years. Are population pressures to blame, as some would argue? How will we ensure our cities keep up …

Sep272017

"What's happened to the university?" - Thought Leadership Forum with Frank Furedi

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The Menzies Research Centre presents

 What's happened to the university? The withering of campus free speech

with Frank Furedi

Join Frank Furedi at the Menzies Research Centre Thought Leadership Forums in Melbourne on 27 September 2017 and Brisbane on 28 September 2017.

Furedi’s recent book, What's Happened To The University? examines the illiberal trends in higher education …

Aug312017

Thought Leader Series event with Julian Leeser MP

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The Forgotten Successes: Coalition achievements in indigenous affairs from Menzies to the present day 

A Thought Leader Series event with Julian Leeser MP 

In marking the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum on indigenous recognition, few commentators chose to include a salient political fact. The referendum to which 90.7 per cent voted “yes” was established by Robert Menzies’ Coalition government, and held …

Aug222017

The 6th John Howard Lecture - 'Conservatism, Compromise and the Politics of Conviction'

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The Menzies Research Centre presents

The 6th John Howard Lecture   
with special guest speaker John O'Sullivan 
 

You are invited to join the Hon. John Howard OM AC to hear John O’Sullivan deliver the 6th John Howard Lecture.

O’Sullivan’s definitive book on the end of the Cold War, The Pope, the President and the Prime Minister inspired Mr Howard to write “Compromise is a necessary political tool, but conviction is the mother of …

Aug182017

"Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches" | London Launch

 

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Edited by Dr David Furse-Roberts
Preface by Geoffrey Blainey 

The Menzies Research Centre is pleased to announce the release of its latest publication: Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches.

After having held successful launches in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, the Menzies Research Centre is delighted to be joined by the Hon. Alexander Downer AC, Australian High Commissioner to the UK to launch this …

Jun282017

"Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches" Melbourne Launch with the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP | Transcript & Video

Launch by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP of Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches

Parliament of Victoria 

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Transcript of Address by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for the Environment and Energy

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Well thanks very much Nick, and to correct the record, the real successor as you know was the “Colt from Kooyong”, Andrew Peacock, I just call myself the “draft horse from Kooyong” but I was very fortunate that both Andrew and …

Jun232017

"Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches" Sydney Launch with Julian Leeser MP | Transcript & Video

Launch by Julian Leeser MP of Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches

International Convention Centre, Sydney

Friday, 23 June 2017

 

Transcript of Address by Julian Leeser MP, Federal Member for Berowra 

Acknowledgments:
Tony Shepherd MRC Board Member
Peta Seaton MRC Board Member
Senator the Hon George Brandis QC
Tim Wilson MP
Felicity Wilson MP
Rick Wilson MP
The Hon Philip and Heather Ruddock, my distinguished predecessor as member for Berowra
The Hon Patricia Forsyth
My …

Jun232017

"Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches" | Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Book Launch

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Edited by Dr David Furse-Roberts
Preface by Geoffrey Blainey 

The Menzies Research Centre is pleased to announce the release of its latest publication: Menzies: The Forgotten Speeches.

To celebrate, the MRC will be holding launches in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane with special guest speakers.

Edited by MRC's Research Fellow Dr David Furse-Roberts, the book is a selection of previously unpublished speeches by Robert …

Jun212017

National Security Network Forum with Senator the Hon Marise Payne

Join us for an evening with Minister for Defence the Hon Marise Payne

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National Security Network event with Senator the Hon Marise Payne 

The National Security Network is an initiative that seeks to engage politicians, defence, and national security professionals on Australian and global defence matters. Special guest Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, will speak on the key developments since the release of the 2016 Defence White Paper and the initiatives which have been implemented to build Australia's defence …

May222017

MRC's "The Forgotten People" 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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The Menzies Research Centre presents

The Forgotten People” 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner
A celebration of the wartime broadcast that defined today’s Australia

 

With Special Guests:

Sir Robert Menzies Daughter Mrs Heather Henderson
Former Prime Minister of Australia the Hon John Howard OM AC
Alan Jones AC 
Former and current Parliamentarians

 

Join us for an unforgettable evening to celebrate …

May182017

“A Chance in Life: Setting the foundations for tomorrow’s prosperity” with Angus Taylor

Join us for this special subscriber only event with the Hon Angus Taylor MP

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A Chance in Life: Setting the foundations for tomorrow’s prosperity with the Hon Angus Taylor MP


**A SUBSCRIBER ONLY EVENT*

Mr Taylor, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, will deliver an important Thought Leader address where he will explain measures in the Budget that will foster an environment in which individuals and businesses can thrive.

This is a premium, invitation event and places are …

Apr202017

"A Smart Transport Future: Arriving sooner than you think" with Andrew Constance

Join us for a special evening with the Hon Andrew Constance MP

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A Smart Transport Future: Arriving sooner than you think” with the Hon Andrew Constance MP

The Menzies Research Centre is delighted to announce that the state Minister for Transport & Infrastructure, the Hon Andrew Constance MP, will be addressing our next Thought Leader Series event where he will be revealing his vision for transport’s future in NSW.   

The world of transport is changing. We are seeing a steady progression …

Mar272017

The Shepherd Review (Phase One): Statement of National Challenges

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In December 2016, the MRC’s Enterprise Policy Unit announced its lead project, the Shepherd Reviewan independent review led by Tony Shepherd AO to distill our nation’s economic challenges and address our high debt levels, falling competitiveness and slowed investment.

The Review Panel has made significant progress since then, and we are delighted to invite you to 
PHASE ONE of the Shepherd …

Mar302017

"Brexit, Trump, and the Trade Challenge" - A Breakfast Briefing with Rt. Hon. Peter Lilley MP

Join the MRC and leading members of the business community for an important conversation over breakfast

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The MRC is delighted to announce that Rt. Hon. Peter Lilley, a former trade secretary in Margaret Thatcher's government, will be the guest of honour at our next breakfast briefing in Sydney.  

Mr Lilley, a current member of the House of Commons, will be speaking on the topic Brexit, Trump and the Trade Challenge 

At a time of flux and uncertainty in US and European politics, …

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