Program 1 February - 3 July, 2022

Due to popular demand, the program shifts to from 4pm to 5.15pm, Sunday afternoon, from May 15, 2022. Events are on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, unless there is a public holiday / long weekend.

Find us at the Upstairs Diner at Hotel Harry, Cnr Wentworth Ave & Goulburn St, Surry Hills.

The event starts at 4.00pm. We will finish at 5.15pm or when the last question is answered, whichever comes first.

 

Tuesday 1 February, 2022

COURAGE IN PUBLIC LIFE, JULIAN ASSANGE & BERNARD COLLAERY

An Evening with Mary Kostakidis, Journalist & Political Commentator; Sister Susan Connelly, Human Rights Activist, Author.

THIS EVENT WILL BE ONLINE ONLY, AS A PRECAUTION AGAINST COVID-19

 

Tuesday 15 February, 2022

METHANE MOMENT - AUSTRALIA'S COP 26 BETRAYAL OF PEOPLE & PLANET

An Evening with Bronwyn Adcock, Freelance Journalist, author of Currowan (South Coast Fires); Stuart Rees, Professor Emeritus University of Sydney.

THIS EVENT WILL BE ONLINE ONLY, AS A PRECAUTION AGAINST COVID-19

 

Tuesday 8 March, 2022

ONLY THE ECONOMY - MORRISON'S ELECTION PLATFORM

An Evening with Frank Stilwell, Political Economy, University of Sydney; Environmentalist TBC.

THIS EVENT WILL BE ONLINE ONLY, AS A PRECAUTION AGAINST COVID-19

 

Sunday 20 March, 2022

HEALTH AND EDUCATION IN THE COVID RECOVERY

Speakers: Patrick Harris, President, NSW Branch, Public Health Association of Australia; Angelo Gavrielatos, President, NSW Teachers Federation.

 

Sunday 3 April, 2022

TORTURE OF REFUGEES: HOW CAN WE END IT AND START PLAYING BY REFUGEE CONVENTION RULES?

Speakers: Craig Foster, and speaker tbc.

 

Sunday 15 May, 2022

HOW AUSTRALIA SUPPORTED DUTERTE'S TYRANNY IN THE PHILIPPINES

An Evening with Jane Brock, Migrante Australia; Dr Jayson Lamchek, Research Fellow, Deakin University.

 

Sunday 29 May, 2022

ANTI-PALESTINIANISM AS DAMNABLE AS ANTI-SEMITISM

An Evening with the Hon Bob Carr, former NSW Premier and Australian Foreign Minister; Eddie Zananiri, NSW Arab Federation and Human Rights Activist.

 

Sunday 19 June, 2022

PROTEST AND SURVIVE - LAWS AGAINST PROTEST THAT WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT (AND SUBVERT)

Speaker: Stephen Blanks, President, NSW Council for Civil Liberties; Anastasia Radievska, Community Organiser, Legal Observers NSW.

 

Sunday 3 July, 2022

LABOR'S TRADE POLICY: TOWARDS TRADE JUSTICE OR MORE OF THE SAME?

An Evening with Dr Patricia Ranald, Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network; and Steve Murphy, National Secretary, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union.