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Aug172016

Join us for events from 17 - 25 August with American political analyst Henry Olsen

Trump, Brexit and the Forgotten People: Henry Olsen

With politics in a state of flux across the developed world, the MRC has invited one of the United States' most astute political observers to Australia to offer an international perspective on contemporary events.

Henry Olsen, who coauthored The Four Faces of the Republican Party: The Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination, will help us understand the forces that may yet install Donald Trump in the White House and provide a perspective on the anti-establishment …

Jun102016

MENZIES RESEARCH CENTRE ADDRESS BY THE PRIME MINISTER

MENZIES RESEARCH CENTRE ADDRESS BY THE PRIME MINISTER

 

You are invited to join us at the Menzies Research Centre Address by the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia

DATE: Friday 10th June 2016

TIME: 11.45am for 12.00pm followed by a buffet lunch

LOCATION: Marble Room, Radisson Blu Hotel, 27 O'Connell Street, Sydney.

COST: $60.00

Registration is necessary. We expect this event will be well attended, an early RSVP is encouraged.

BOOK HERE

 
Apr112016

NEW SUBSCRIBER PROGRAM AND MENZIES BOOK LAUNCH

From April 11 you can join the Menzies Research Centre!

NEW SUBSCRIBER PROGRAM AND MENZIES BOOK LAUNCH

The Menzies Research Centre is pleased to announce the launch of our new subscriber program, as well as an illuminating new book Menzies: The Shaping of Modern Australia.

You're invited to join us as we take the MRC on the road throughout Australia in April with events in Canberra, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth with special guest speakers to help celebrate. 

As a Menzies Research Centre Subscriber you will have the …

Aug252015

BOOK LAUNCH: A Duty to Offend by Brendan O'Neill

Join us for an evening with The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP, Brendan O'Neill, Nick Cater and other special guests.

a duty to offendThe Menzies Research Centre invites you to the launch of 'A Duty to Offend: Selected Essays of Brendan O'Neill'. 

Editor of British online magazine Spiked! and columnist for The Australian and The Spectator, Brendan is Britain's most outspoken advocate for free speech. He was nominated as Columnist of the Year at the 2014 Professional Publishers Awards in the UK for his column in the Big Issue.

Described by the Daily Mail as ‘one of Britain’s …

Aug262015

National Reform Summit 2015

National Reform Summit 2015

The National Reform Summit was a forum that sought to find common ground across the political spectrum upon which to build a national reform agenda.

The NRS was held on August 26, 2015 in Sydney and was supported by The Australian and the Australian Financial Review.

The principle summit participants were the Business Council of Australia, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Australian Council of Social Services, the Australian Council of …

Aug262015

DEBATE: Free Speech at University

Join us for the biggest debate of the year!

The Menzies Research Centre presents Spiked! Editor Brendan O'Neill and University of Sydney Union President Alisha Aitken-Radburn in what will be a lively and relevant debate on Wednesday 26 August at The University of Sydney. Brendan O’Neill is one of Britain’s most outspoken advocates for free speech on campuses and publishes the Freedom Index, which identifies the UK’s most censorious universities. Moderated by Nick Cater, Brendan and Alisha will discuss what is …

Jul272015

The End of the Big Government Conservative

Hear NSW Finance Minister Dominic Perrottet recount his own journey from interventionist to limited government advocate

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Credit Suisse and Menzies Research Centre host the Hon Dominic Perrottet, Minister for Finance, Services and Property at an exclusive event in Sydney on Monday 27 July at 6.00pm.

Hear Minister Perrottet recount his own journey from interventionist to limited government advocate, and articulate why lasting prosperity can only be achieved when the enduring institutions of the private domain are free to …

Jul282015

Self-Funded Retirement: A broken dream?

With Judith Sloan, Simon Cowan, Richard Gilbert and Nick Cater

After two decades of compulsory superannuation saving, seven out of ten retirees still fall back on the pension.

How can we extend the chance of a dignified, self-funded retirement to all?

Join Judith Sloan, Simon Cowan and Richard Gilbert for this important public forum.

Tuesday 28 July, 5.00pm - 7.00pm

NAB, level 15, 255 George Street, Sydney

TO BOOK YOUR SEAT AT THIS FORUM CLICK HERE

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Jun262015

NZ Deputy Prime Minister delivers 5th John Howard Lecture

2015 John Howard Lecture

NZ Deputy Prime Minister delivers 5th John Howard Lecture

The welfare system should be reducing misery rather than merely servicing it, NZ Finance Minister Bill English told a Menzies Research Dinner in Melbourne last night (June 25).

Governments need "fewer customers, not more", he said.

"Fewer dysfunctional families. Fewer parents who spend decades on welfare. Fewer people who commit crimes. Part of our response is to recognise that people can do more for themselves, and often want to.

"We expect more from people, because …

Jun232015

National Security Network with the Hon Stuart Robert MP

National Security Network with the Hon Stuart Robert MP

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Our special guest is Assistant Minister for Defence, the Hon. Stuart Robert MP.

The release of the 2015 Defence White Paper later this year is a natural catalyst for the discussion of the future strategic direction of the ADF, including future hardware procurement.

The Minister spoke about the need for Defence to undertake reforms to enable Australia to continue to leverage competitive advantage from the ADF's greatest capability: …

Jun262015

Gender and Modern Politics: a discussion

With Elizabeth Broderick, Mark Binskin, Helen McCabe, Will Hodgman, Linda Reynolds, Angus Taylor and Nick Cater

Gender and Modern Politics: a discussion

If three out of four Westpac workers were middle-aged men the bank would have a problem.

So why is politics any different?

The Menzies Research Centre is hosting a public discussion on gender disparity in parliament.

Why it matters. Where it matters. What must be done. And when.

TO JOIN THIS IMPORTANT DISCUSSION IN MELBOURNE ON FRIDAY JUNE 26 BOOK HERE

Where: 104 Exhibition St, Melbourne
When: Friday 26 June 2015
9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Bookings: menziesrc.org
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Feb242015

National Security Network Forum

National Security Network Forum

The National Security Network is an initiative designed to promote deeper discussion and exchange of ideas on matters of vital national importance. It will bring together politicians, and defence and national security professionals to discuss the defence of Australian interests in a rapidly changing world.

Professor Michael L'Estrange AO and Professor Ross Babbage AM discuss the future of the Australia-US Alliance.

 

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