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Democracy today with an eye on tomorrow

Date: 19 August 2013
Location: Trades Hall Auditorium 4 Goulburn St Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Monday 12 August 2013 to Valerie Wilden at the Whitlam Institute by email to or by phone on (02) 9685 9187
The Whitlam Institute within the University of Western Sydney, Catalyst and Unions NSW are jointly hosting this exceptional gathe

The productivity zombie

Date: 24 June 2013
Location: Law School Foyer, Sydney Law School, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.
Cost: Free/donation
RSVP: Registration required: Sydney Ideas; see link below

Prices and Income Accord - 30 Years On

Date: 31 May 2013
Location: Macquarie University Seminar Room, Level 3, 10 Spring St, Sydney
Time: 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Cost: $99 (inc GST) includes morning tea and lunch
The Accord 30 Years On, a special symposium to mark the 30th anniversary of the Prices and Income Accord, on Friday 31 May.

Strategies for optimism - the story of the Swedish labour movement

Date: 17 April 2013
Location: Evatt Office, 128 Chalmers St, Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6 p.m.
Cost: Free/donation
RSVP: or phone 0412 803 457 (Bruce Childs)
Strategies for optimism The story of the Swedish labour movement Speakers: Geoff Dow & Winton Higgins   An Evatt Foundation seminar  

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2013 - with Julian Burnside

Date: 13 April 2013
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

Fifth Fund-Raising Dinner

Date: 27 October 2012
Location: Bowman Hall, Campbell Street, Blacktown
Time: 6.45 p.m. for 7.15 p.m.
Cost: $60 (Dinner & Entertainment)
RSVP: Wednesday 24 October 2012
You are invited to support a ost worthwhile cause!

2012 Keith Hancock Lecture

Date: 18 September 2012
Location: The Foyer, Sydney Law School.
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6 p.m.
Every two years the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia honours one of its past Presidents, Professor Keith J Hancock with a named public lecture presented by a scholar who has achieved excellence in their chosen field. The Academy has selected Professor John Edward king of the Department of Economics and Finance at La Trobe University to present the 2012 Keith Hancock Lecture.

The Global Financial Crisis and its aftermath in the USA and UK: a feminist perspective

Date: 29 August 2012
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, the University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.00 – 7.30 pm
Cost: Free
The Political Economy Movement proudly presents the 2012 Wheelwright Memorial Lecture:

The reinvention of the world

Date: 26 August 2012
Location: Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Type: Public Forum
Time: 5.00 p.m.
Cost: $45/$35 (20% discount for Evatt members)
Proudly brought to you by the Evatt Foundation

H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner

Date: 28 April 2012
Location: Carrington Hotel, Katoomba St, Katoomba
Time: 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Cost: $80 per person. Please note, drinks are not included in the price.
Master of Ceremonies: Bob Debus Guest Speaker: Senator John Faulkner   Senator Faulkner has been a Labor member of Australia’s federal parliament since 1989.   He will consider the topic: ‘Beginning in fear to end in failure: the price to our democracy of the politics of distrust.’ Bookings