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Bill McMahon, an eccentric economic reformer?
20 November 2018 6:00PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney, Australia

William McMahon was a significant, if widely derided and disliked, figure in Australian politics. Was he our worst prime minister? How did he get to the Lodge? Was he the first free-market “dry” politician to take…

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The crisis of democracy
22 November 2018 6:00PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney, Australia

For generations, we just assumed democracy is fixed and given. However, all across the world, democracies are sick and suffering from a crisis of confidence. Polls show just a third of Australians are satisfied with…

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Leeward: A Memoir; by Geoffrey Lehmann
28 November 2018 6:00PM
The Centre for Independent Studies, Level 1, 131 Macquarie St, Sydney, Australia

Join former High Court justice Michael Kirby and Geoffrey Lehmann for the launch of Leeward: A Memoir (NewSouth) at the CIS this month. Geoffrey Lehmann has been one of Australia’s leading poets and tax lawyers…

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