- Date Tue, 26 Mar 2019Time 18:00 – 19:30Location The Glover Cottages, 124-134 Kent St, Millers Point NSW 2000
The Hon. Neal Blewett AC in conversation with Eileen Chanin
Just over a century ago, Australia House transformed central London. It was the leader in London’s reconstruction as a modern imperial capital. It shaped the new precinct where it went up and influenced later buildings. Opened in 1918 (although not completely finished) it is Australia’s oldest diplomatic mission and was the first purpose-built diplomatic building...More >
- Date Tue, 02 Apr 2019Time 18:00 – 19:30Location The Glover Cottages, 124-134 Kent St, Millers Point NSW 2000
An enormous amount of printer's ink and television air-time have been spent on President Trump's Mexican Wall without providing much light. By characterising asylum seekers as rapists, murderers and other criminals, the president hasn't helped solve his self-made problem His wall will stop them at the border, he asserts, and Mexico will pay for it.
Well, not according to Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's 58th president, inaugurated on 1 December 2018. He plans to continue to give Central Americans free passage through Mexico, and will re-locate his National Institute for Migration to Tijuana on the Californian border. But he will not pay for any wall. Mexico, he says, will not...More >