Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Meegan Cornforth


Featured Publication

  • Why I work for a classical liberal think tank 10 May 2013 | ideas@thecentre
    The heavy veil on life in North Korea was lifted a little with a startling BBC exposé documentary North Korea Undercover and SBS’ Insight program on Tuesday night, giving a glimpse of what life is really like under such a…...
    The heavy veil on life in North Korea was lifted a little with a startling BBC exposé documentary North Korea Undercover and SBS’ Insight program on Tuesday night, giving a glimpse of what life is really like under such a…
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Media & Commentary

  • Notes from an Outgoing Event Manager 23 March 2018 | Ideas@TheCentre
    After a decade running the events program for CIS, it is with sadness that I write to say a fond farewell. After 10 Consilium conferences, roughly 450 events, 750+ speakers and some 22,000 guests through the doors, it’s time for…
    After a decade running the events program for CIS, it is with sadness that I write to say a fond farewell. After 10 Consilium conferences, roughly 450 events, 750+ speakers and some 22,000 guests through the doors, it’s time for…
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  • An uncivil society? 29 September 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The CIS’s annual Consilium conference was held late last week and saw the usual gathering of the best and brightest minds from business, government, academia, education and science. A common refrain from those who attend the conference (and CIS events…
    The CIS’s annual Consilium conference was held late last week and saw the usual gathering of the best and brightest minds from business, government, academia, education and science. A common refrain from those who attend the conference (and CIS events…
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  • My father's freedom to be gay 06 March 2015 | Ideas@TheCentre
    Sydney is busy gearing up for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras this weekend. This vibrant celebration of homosexuality is a mark of the freedom we now have in Australia to choose whom and how we love and express…
    Sydney is busy gearing up for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras this weekend. This vibrant celebration of homosexuality is a mark of the freedom we now have in Australia to choose whom and how we love and express…
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  • Why I work for a classical liberal think tank 10 May 2013
    The heavy veil on life in North Korea was lifted a little with a startling BBC exposé documentary North Korea Undercover and SBS’ Insight program on Tuesday night, giving a glimpse of what life is really like under such a…
    The heavy veil on life in North Korea was lifted a little with a startling BBC exposé documentary North Korea Undercover and SBS’ Insight program on Tuesday night, giving a glimpse of what life is really like under such a…
    read more
  • Texting tragedy 25 November 2011
    In an authoritarian and internationally embarrassing move, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority announced this month it would introduce an arbitrary ban on texting words it deemed offensive. Aside from overtly sexually explicit words in both Urdu and English, the list apparently…
    In an authoritarian and internationally embarrassing move, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority announced this month it would introduce an arbitrary ban on texting words it deemed offensive. Aside from overtly sexually explicit words in both Urdu and English, the list apparently…
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