All Events

10th Annual E. L. Wheelright Lecture: Katherine Gibson

Date: 26 October 2017
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5.15 p.m. for 6.00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Since its heyday when 30 per cent of the workforce was employed in manufacturing, today only 8 per cent are employed in the sector and union membership has sunk to an all-time low of just over 12 p

Annual General Meeting

Date: 18 October 2017
Location: NSW Parliament House
Time: 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Cost: Free (Members Only)
Evatt AGM

Members' Drinks

Date: 15 August 2017
Location: RC Mills Building room 148, University of Sydney
Time: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Are you a new member of the Evatt Foundation? Or are you one of our longstanding members? Or would you like to become a member, or a more active member?

Inequality & the end of corporate tax

Date: 29 July 2017
Location: Sydney Town Hall, Lower Town Hall 2
Type: Public Forum
Time: 12.00 p.m - 1.00 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Register below
Around the world there is a race to the bottom in corporate tax, with the US and UK underbidding each other to 15 per cent and below.

National Manufacturing Summit 2017

Date: 21 June 2017
Location: Australian Parliament House, Canberra
Type: Conference
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $41.99 – $308.49
After years of downsizing and pessimism, there are encouraging signs that manufacturing industry in Australia may be turning a corner. Employment and new orders have grown.

Inaugural NSW Labor History Symposium

Date: 3 June 2017
Location: Trades Hall Auditorium, 377 Sussex St, Sydney
Type: Conference
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $25.00

The Inaugural Tom Uren AC Memorial Lecture

Date: 7 May 2017
Location: Balmain Town Hall 370 Darling Street Balmain, NSW
Type: Public Forum
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost: Free but tickets essential
Tom Uren AC was one of our country's greatest - a boxer, a soldier and community leader who rose to become the Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party.

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2017 with Stan Grant

Date: 22 April 2017
Location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba St, Katoomba
Type: Dinner
Time: 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m.
RSVP: or phone: 4784 3064 or 0418 649 497
H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2016

Australia's foreign policy in the Age of Trump

Date: 5 April 2017
Location: Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament, Macquarie St., Sydney.
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6:00 –7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free but registration required.
Join AID/WATCH Australia for a discussion about Australia's foreign policy in the Age of Trump. Speakers:

Thomas Frank: Who is the forgotten man?

Date: 2 March 2017
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free, registration required