All Events

Liberty, fraternity and…what was that other word?

Date: 15 March 2014
Location: 345 Edgecliff Rd, Edgecliff (or park in Manning Rd & walk to the top of Pine Hill Ave & enter via the top path, past the bins)
Type: Fundraiser
Time: 6:30 p.m. for 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $125 ($50 for pensioners & the unemployed)
RSVP: 0412 803 457
Barry Jones AO An Evatt Foundation fundraiser.

Renewing the ALP-Union Link

Date: 11 March 2014
Location: Level 8, Marcus Clarke Building, Sydney TAFE Institute, 827-837 George Street, Haymarket (opposite Railway Square)
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6 p.m. for a 6:30 p.m. start, Tuesday 11th March
Cost: Free
Join the NSW Fabians and a panel of speakers for a discussion on renewing the ALP-union link. The trade union link has been a defining feature of the Australian Labor Party. Trade unions founded the Labor Party and affiliation provides the party with a direct link to a movement with over two million members. There is, however, some public debate about the link.

The growing power of illegitimate authority

Date: 29 August 2013
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6 p.m.
Renowned international political economist and activist, Susan George

Neal Lawson on the interlinked crisis of inequality, the environment and democracy

Date: 23 August 2013
Location: 345 Edgecliff Road, Edgecliff (Opposite Albert Street. Or you might prefer to park in Manning Road and walk to the top of Pine Hill Avenue, where you can enter via the top path past the bins - it is easy to find.)
Time: 6.30 p.m.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Essential, by 21 August: Jeannette McHugh email: or phone: 93873199

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
Human rights – from 10 December 1948 to the present Guest Speaker: Julian Burnside AO QC Master of Ceremonies: Bob Debus

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!