Read the Latest

The Samuel Griffith Society Conference 2017 (Perth)

Posted:
September 11, 2017
Author:
Category:
Read the Latest, Samuel Griffth Society Conference

The Samuel Griffith Society was founded in 1992 and celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017 at the Novotel Langley Perth. The prestigious Society bears its name in honour of Sir Samuel Walker Griffith, First Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, who prior to this position served as Premier of Queensland and Chief Justice […]

Read more

SGS Conference report: In Defence of the Constitution

Posted:
Author:
Category:
Samuel Griffth Society Conference, Scholar Reports

by Michaela Gartz (Curtin University) The opening speaker for the 25th anniversary of the Samuel Griffith Society Conference, Ms Peta Credlin, concisely summed up the key problem currently faced by most contemporary societies around the world: namely, a lack of effective leaders in government. And, as Credlin points out, why would we have good leaders […]

Read more

Paul’s Perspective: “Male Privilege” is for Feeble Minds; and Renewable Energy Doesn’t Work

Posted:
March 3, 2017
Author:
Category:
Pauls Perspective, Read the Latest

I was disgusted to hear last week that new UWA medical students were delivered a sermon on “male privilege” during their orientation. They were walked through a handout – read it here – with points like,  “as a man, my grooming is cheaper”, “if I fail in my job or career, this won’t be seen as […]

Read more

Paul’s Perspective: Red tape, free speech and real jobs of the future, now!

Posted:
September 6, 2016
Author:
Category:
Pauls Perspective, Read the Latest

It’s been a flat-out few weeks at Mannkal; we’ve taken our students to many external events in Perth and interstate, as well as welcomed them at our twice-weekly student workshops at Mannkal on issues such as “The Next Financial Crisis” and “Higher Education – Design Your Own Degree”. Our students are an inspiring bunch and we […]

Read more