Conference Reports

2018 Conference Reports

ALS Friedman Conference
25 – 27 May, 2018

Aaron Stonehouse Report

When people speak of minor party politicians, many informed Australians shake their heads in a mixture of dismay and disgust. There appears to be the view that every cross bench…

Rethinking Education Policy

Nelson Mandela once said that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. I believe that an education system in the wrong hands can…

Mont Pelerin Society General Meeting
30 September – 6 October, 2018
Gran Canaria, Spain

Samuel Griffith Society Conference
10 – 11 August, 2018

The Republican Debate

Introduction Following the paradigm of most politically-based written works, I’ll start my piece with a controversial question: What’s your opinion on the Australian Republic debate? Prior to the Samuel Griffith…

Morality & Public Policy

Associate Professor Robyn Hollander is the Head of School of Government and International Relations at Griffith University. Professor Hollander spoke on the issue of ‘Federalism and Morality Policy’ at the…

25 – 27 August, 2018

Mundine Means Business

I’m often hesitant to talk about Indigenous issues because I’ll probably say something offensive and come across as ignorant. I haven’t lived in remote communities or even come across many…

Confessions of a Socialist

“Tax is theft”[1] was bellowed out with a great cheer from the audience, devouring these words like a pack of hungry wolves. Then once more, TAX IS THEFT, signifying the…