- Date 03 May 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House
Speaker: Christopher Lamb, former Ambassador to Burma/Myanmar.
The humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya people has been an issue in the region for many years. The August 2017 exodus was the latest of many; over half a million Muslim Rohingya fleeing their homes and persecution in the northern Rakhine province of Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh.More >
- Date 08 May 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House
Speaker: Alan Oxley.
In March 2018, the Trump administration’s trade strategy moved back to protectionism for the United States, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, appealing to blue collar workers and pressuring Mexico and Canada with threats to withdrawal from the NAFTA agreement.More >
- Date 10 May 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House
Speaker: Colin Chapman FAIIA.
In 2016, the campaign for Brexit reached fever pitch with promises to Britons that if they voted to leave the European Union, they would get back £350 million per week to fund the National Health Service, slow immigration and “take back control” of the nation’s affairs.More >
- Date 15 May 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House
Speaker: Her Excellency Mrs Menna Rawlings CMG, British High Commissioner to Australia.
As the UK's Brexit negotiations continue and its relationship with the European Union is redefined, the areas of trade, foreign policy and future investments are all being challenged.
Meanwhile, the Commonwealth grows in significance as an economic powerhouse, as the rise of the Global South presents new opportunities.More >
- Date 31 May 2018Time 18:00 – 19:30Location Dyason House
Speaker: Dr Rebecca Strating.
Relations between Australia and Timor-Leste over previous decades have been consumed by maritime border disputes and access to sea resources. The political history of Indonesia and Timor-Leste adds further complexity to the situation, as does Australia’s involvement in the Timor independence struggle, which dates back to the 1970s.More >
- Date 19 Jul 2018Time 09:00 – 23:59
Attention all secondary school students of Australian and Global Politics!
Would you like to win up to $500 in prize money and tickets to our 2018 International Careers Conference?More >