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The Hon. Michael Kirby on the Marriage Plebiscite

Date: 30 September 2016
Location: Female Orphan School Conference Room 1, Building EZ, Western Sydney University, Cnr James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road Rydalmere
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5.30 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.
Cost: $12
The Honourable Michael Kirby – jurist, academic and former Justice of the High Court of Australia, has warned that holding a plebiscite on same-sex marriage legislat

Should Australia adopt a Universal Basic Income?

Date: 9 September 2016
Location: Level 7, 191-199 Thomas St, Haymarket
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5:30 for 6pm start, Friday 9th September
Cost: Entry by gold coin donation
One of the big policy discussions at the moment is whether countries should adopt a universal basic income in response the changing nature of work.

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2016 with Jim Stanford

Date: 14 May 2016
Location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba St, Katoomba
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m.
Cost: $86 (including dinner; not including drinks)
RSVP: or phone: 4784 3064 or 0418 649 497
H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2016 Building a new common sense: foundations for changing the discourse Guest Speaker: Jim Stanford

Tom Uren Memorial Fundraiser

Date: 20 February 2016
Location: 345 Edgecliff Rd, Edgecliff, Sydney (a short walk from Edgecliff Station)
Type: Fundraiser
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Cost: $125 ($75 concesssion)
RSVP: Bruce Childs (event): 0412 803 457; Gem Romuld (tickets): 0421 955 066 /
Please join the Evatt Foundation and raise your glass for the Tom Uren Memorial Fund.

Capital & Inequality

Date: 14 February 2016
Location: Sydney Town Hall -- Marconi Room
Type: Public Forum
Time: 2.00 p.m. to 3.45 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Register below
The Evatt Foundation presents a forum on economic inequality, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century,

Annual General Meeting

Date: 8 December 2015
Location: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney
Time: 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
Evatt AGM

People's Climate March Australia

Date: 29 November 2015
What's happening? In the last weekend of November, help create the biggest climate march the world has ever seen.

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2015 - with Lesley Hughes

Date: 17 October 2015
Location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba St, Katoomba
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m.
Cost: $80 (includes dinner)
RSVP: or phone: 4784 3064 or 0418 649 497
Not just polar bears: climate change as a social justice issue Guest Speaker: Lesley Hughes Master of Ceremonies: Trish Doyle, M.P.

2015 Wheelwright lecture in Political Economy, presented by Erik Olin Wright

Date: 5 August 2015
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6 p.m. (and drinks in the Foyer beforehand from 5.15).
Cost: Free
Challenging (and maybe transcending) capitalism through real utopias

The rise and rise and rise of the super-rich

Date: 30 July 2015
Location: Meeting Room, Balmain Town Hall
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.30 for 7 p.m. start, free snacks, drinks available
Cost: Admission $7
Speakers Christopher Sheil & Frank Stilwell