All Events

Thomas Piketty: Is increasing inequality inevitable?

Date: 23 October 2016
Location: Sydney Opera House
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5.00 p.m.
Cost: $40-45/$25
The French political economist, Thomas Piketty, will be speaking in Sydney on 23 October and in Melbourne on 28 October.

The Margaret Whitlam Annual Dinner

Date: 20 October 2016
Location: Dockside Darling Harbour
Time: 6:30pm until late
Cost: $130 (unwaged), $150 (waged), $2000 (supporter table)
The Sydney Federal Electorate Council invites you to attend its special dinner in memory of Margaret Whitlam.

9th Annual E. L. Wheelwright Memorial Lecture: David F. Ruccio

Date: 18 October 2016
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5.15 p.m. for 6.00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Launch of the Centre for Future Work

Date: 5 October 2016
Location: Atrium, Sydney Trades Hall, 377-383 Sussex Street, Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.00 p.m. for 6.30 p.m.
Cost: Free

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