All Events

Exhibition: It's time

Date: 18 September 2014
Location: Carlton Project Space, Carlton Street Chippendale (see map below)
Time: Exhibition opening Thursday 18 September 6 – 8pm
Cost: Free

2014 Wheelwright lecture in Political Economy, presented by Leo Panitch

Date: 3 September 2014
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

2014 H. V. Evatt Memorial Dinner - with Tanya Plibersek

Date: 12 April 2014
Location: The Carrington Hotel, Katoomba Street, Katoomba
Type: Public Forum
Time: 6.30 for 7.30 p.m.
Cost: $80 (includes dinner)
RSVP: Sarah Shrubb: 4784 3064 or
  H.V. Evatt Memorial Dinner 2014

Jessie Street Trust Annual Lunch - featuring Penny Wong

Date: 11 April 2014
Location: NSW Parliament House
Type: Public Forum
Time: Noon
Cost: $100/$70/$35
RSVP: Email:
Jessie Street (1889-1970) was a great Australian activist for peace and human rights. The Trust was

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