Queensland Events


  • Free speech photo

    Understanding current debates in freedom of speech

    Date Tue, 12 Feb 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Holding Redlich Lawyers, Level 1, 300 Queen Street, Brisbane CBD, Queensland 4000

    Presented by Professor Katharine Gelber  

    Freedom of speech seems to be very prominent in current public debate, covering everything from whether bakers should be allowed to refuse to sell wedding cakes to gay couples, to serving in the military, to deplatforming speakers, to debates on university campuses. In this presentation, I will provide a framework within which to understand and...

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    Australia's Welcome Re-engagement with Papua New Guinea and the Pacific

    Date Tue, 12 Mar 2019
    Time 18:00 – 19:30
    Location Holding Redlich Lawyers, Level 1, 300 Queen St, Brisbane CBD, Queensland 4000

    Presented by AIIA Fellow Sean Dorney

    China's increasing involvement with the Pacific has sparked a realisation in Canberra that Australia can no longer take for granted its premier position in the Pacific region. Former long-time ABC foreign correspondent, Sean Dorney, now a Non-Resident Fellow with the Lowy Institute for International Policy, argued in his 2016 Penguin Lowy Special, The Embarrassed Colonialist,...

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