Upcoming Events

The Wasatia Movement: Moderation & Tolerance in Islam THURSDAY 4 JUNE 6:00PM - 7:30PM

CIS Lectures and Forums | The Centre for Independent Studies |

Dr Mohammed Dajani, founder of the Wasatia Movement, is soon to visit Australia as a guest of the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and will be delivering a special lecture for the CIS.   Read More...

Magna Carta: Celebrating 800 Years of Law and Liberty, MONDAY 15 JUNE 2015 6:00PM - 8:00PM

CIS Lectures and Forums | The Centre for Independent Studies |

On June 15th, 2015 celebrations will be held around the world to mark the 800th anniversary of one of history’s most important documents. The Great Charter, witnessed and sealed in the meadows of Runnymede in 1215 by King John and his barons, offered a founding statement on the rights of the individual and is best known by its Latin name, Magna Carta, or, less commonly, Magna Carta Libertatum; the Great Charter of Liberties.   Read More...

Australia’s Future in the Balance: How to Restore Prosperity and Opportunity, THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2015 6:00PM - 7:30PM

CIS Lectures and Forums | The Centre for Independent Studies |

Following economic reforms that began in 1983 and petered out around 2003, Australians enjoyed the greatest advance in their living standards since Federation. But the lagged effects of those reforms have now subsided and the post-2003 upsurge in our terms of trade is being reversed.   Read More...

CAN WE AFFORD OLD AGE? TUESDAY, 7 JULY 2015 6:00PM - 8:30PM

CIS Lectures and Forums | Deloitte Sydney |

Australia is getting older. Rising life expectancy brings with it the prospect of not years but decades in retirement. Can we afford the costs of old age? Will superannuation give retirees the standard of living they want? Is pension spending sustainable if it will triple over the next 40 years?   Read More...

The Liberty and Society Student Conference / 17-19 JULY / PERTH/ APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Liberty and Society Student Conference | Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central |

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 17 -19 JULY 2015 CONFERENCE.   Read More...